Harvest Vegetable Soup with Tomatoes

This is a nice way to use your root veggies in a soup with a little kick to it. I use turnips, potatoes, chickpeas, carrots and corn, simmered with tomatoes and optional hot red pepper flakes.  For an extra smoky-spiciness, try adding Smoked Chipotle powder...

Shrimp & Fennel Risotto

Fresh jumbo shrimp sautéed with white wine, fennel and onion, atop creamy arborio rice with Parmesan. I like to add a little kale in here too, towards the end to keep its bright color. Slice along the stems to remove them, then stack the soft leaves and cut crosswise...

Beans, Greens & Fennel

White beans sautéed with spinach, garlic and roasted fennel with Parmesan, or nutritional yeast for a vegan option. This can be served as a light vegetarian entree or as a great side dish for chicken or fish. Serves: 4 Ingredients Chicken or vegetable broth as needed...

Carrot Soup with Coconut Milk

Adapted from Vegetarian Times   Ingredients 4 Tbs. olive oil, divided 1 small onion, halved and diced (1 cup) 1/2 small fennel bulb, halved and thinly sliced (1/2 cup) 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.) 11/2 lb. carrots, sliced 3 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 1...

Turkish Style Pickles (Tursu)

adapted from Istanbul by Rebecca Seal These pickles keep for months in the fridge. Makes 1 34 fl oz jar Ingredients 1 lb 5 oz mixture of any of the following shallots, baby onions, garlic cloves baby carrots or sliced whole carrots, sliced fennel, radishes,...