Chickpea and Tomato Salad

Fresh summer tomatoes, garbanzo beans (chickpeas), hard boiled eggs, onions, and parsley, tossed with a light vinaigrette—here are the makings of a surprisingly delicious summer salad! I particularly love the balance in the salad – the acidity of the tomatoes and vinegar with the sweetness of the onions, the parsley which supplies a bitter, the […]

Spicy Turkey Soup with Yogurt, Chickpeas, and Mint

I will be the first to admit that I love my mother ’s turkey soup, the one she makes with the turkey carcass and leftover turkey from Thanksgiving dinner. That said, by the time the fourth day of eating leftovers comes around, I am just a little bit tired of the same ole same ole […]

Radicchio Salad with Green Olives, Chickpeas, and Parmesan

This recipe is brought to you in partnership with The California Olive Committee. Radicchio is such a beautiful vegetable on the table, but those vibrant purple leaves are so bitter that it can be tricky to figure out how to work them into a recipe. Here ’s one idea: a light, but satisfying salad full of buttery California […]

Mediterranean Chickpea Bowls with Tahini Sauce

While I love all the various flavors and spices found in Mediterranean food, one of the things I find that like most about this cuisine is the way textures, colors, and even temperatures are often combined a single dish. I ’ve made these vegan and gluten-free bowls in this same spirit. They showcase some of […]

Chana Masala

Chana masala is a go-to comfort dish for me. It is simple to fix and gives me the comfort I crave on a chilly night or even a breezy day! WHAT IS CHANA MASALA? Chana masala originated from the northern parts of India where it ’s a staple dish. But it has gained popularity in […]