Seitan Piccata with Cauliflower Mash

If you want to impress your guests on Thanksgiving, make them this! And that goes for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike. It is hearty and full of complex flavors thanks to the capers, white wine and olives; and also healthy, served on a bed of cauliflower-potato mash. The recipe is inspired from Veganomicon, a great all-purpose vegan cookbook.

Quinoa and Shiitake Stuffed Zucchinis

Posting this now is pushing it for zucchini season, but I couldn’t help but share one last summer vegetable recipe before getting ready for another long and cold NYC winter.  This dish was inspired by the semester I spent abroad in Santiago, Chile during college.  I lived with a family the entire time, and the mom, Eli, made…