Palak Paneer with Tofu & Spinach Gravy

Before I became vegan, I had absolutely no experience with Indian spices. But when I started a plant-based diet, I knew I had to try new spices to change up the flavor profiles of grains, legumes, and vegetables. My go-to spices were always basil, oregano, rosemary and thyme. And for some reason I thought I disliked Indian food, but boy was I wrong. Now I realize that Indian spices are a vegan's best friend and I highly recommend getting some of these aromatic seasonings into your spice rack … [Read more...]

Vegan Chicken Tikka Masala

Vegan Chicken Tikka Masala This vegan chicken masala was a first for me. I was inspired to create this recipe because my friend and part-time assistant told me it was her favorite Indian dish. Tika Masala is traditionally chunks of chicken marinated in spices and yogurt and served in a masala spice sauce of tomatoes and coriander. Today I used vegan chicken strips from [Read more...]

Ordinary Vegan’s Chickpea Stew Now Available at Veestro

Ordinary Vegan's Golden Chickpea Stew Now Available at Veestro I am very excited to announce that one of Ordinary Vegan's most popular dishes will now be available through Veestro. Veestro makes delicious, plant-based meals delivered straight to your home anywhere in the … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Curry with Chickpeas & Orange Cauliflower Rice

Sweet Potato Curry with Chickpeas & Orange Cauliflower Rice & Doing Ordinary Things with Great Love “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it." Thich Nhat Hanh I have friends who don't cook at all. They truly don't understand why I would love to cook.  I tell them that cooking grounds me, and I feel an extraordinary love for the food I cook, and … [Read more...]

Golden Chickpea Curry with Roasted Cauliflower & Spinach

Chickpea Curry with Roasted Cauliflower & Spinach Where do I begin?  I absolutely love this chickpea curry with roasted cauliflower and spinach. It is inexpensive to make, a perfect blend of flavors and high in protein. Not only that, the health benefits are outstanding. Cauliflower is a good source of vitamin C and manganese which are powerful antioxidants. Cauliflower also contains high … [Read more...]