Comfort food: Tomato turkey burger shepherd’s pie

  With brutally cold weather in the Chicago area, I've been craving comfort food. Something that really helps you get warmed up when the weather is frigid is shepherd's pie, one of my favorite Irish meals. A stew-like dish covered in mashed potatoes — what's better? This was my first attempt at making this meal, so I [...]

Vegan lentil veggie chili-soup: perfect for fall

Mmmm, lentils! This bean is tasty and filled with great-for-you nutrients, as well as being super versatile. I can eat them alone all the time or stirred in with some quinoa for a warm dish or cool salad, but my favorite way to enjoy lentils is in a soup. The first time I made this [...]