Homemade Chickpeas

Homemade chickpeas are a must for making hummus, chickpea soup, or anything else you love to make with chickpeas. I like to make chickpeas in a pressure cooker because they get softer than when boiled, and they cook much faster than boiling. But I included instructions for either method. Make sure to keep plenty of […]

Homemade Black Beans

photo of black bean soup

Make these flavorful and digestible black beans to use in your favorite soup, taco, or chili recipe!

Macrobiotic Nishime Style Vegetables with Crispy Tempeh

Most of us know we should eat more vegetables. Macrobiotic niishime style vegetables are slowly steamed or braised until the cooking liquid has evaporated, leaving the vegetables sweet, flavorful, and creamy, but not overcooked or mushy. Here, we take it up a notch by adding some crispy pan-fried tempeh. Traditionally, this dish is a Japanese dish […]

Healing Miso Vegetable Soup

Start your day (or meal) off right with a cup of delicious miso soup! Light and easy to digest, this soup is especially soothing to the stomach and helps reset your digestion.