I love roasted beets, but I love them even more in this simply-flavored but incredible salad. I roasted three types of beet, tossed them with quinoa, chickpeas, and orange slices, and drizzled the whole thing with a little homemade maple-balsamic sauce. It's a new favorite!
What does a vegan use to make sausage that doesn't involve soy or gluten? Pinto beans come to the rescue in this easy recipe. These little sausages are perfect with mushroom gravy or hot sauce.
On Plant-Based Slow-Motion Miracle:
Maria uses raw oat groats to make a delicious Living Oatmeal, and poetry lovers note that she includes one of the sonnets from her book. In Walking Into the Future, she ponders everyday time travel: "Space and time travel does not seem to have to follow a linear sequence, or to require a trip to a distant planet. It opens up in multi-directions in any instant we are willing to follow a hunch that comes from the heart."
Picnic season is here, and I've already begun contemplating what foods are portable yet more exciting than a peanut butter sandwich. Here are a few of my favorite picnic dishes. Click the photo to go to the recipe.