It seems as though beet and orange salads—usually mixed with a handful of baby greens, a tart vinaigrette, and a crumble of goat cheese—are the fashionable salads of cold weather months. And while I'm a big fan of the combo, I have to admit that I was thrilled to see the ingredients handled in a new, exciting way in Isa Chandra Moskowitz's Appetite for Reduction.
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I decided to see just how well cheese-less lasagna would go over by testing out this recipe for Lasagna with Roasted Cauliflower Ricotta and Spinach from Isa Chandra Moskowitz's Appetite for Reduction. Moskowitz uses a clever combination of whipped tofu and roasted cauliflower mixed with nutritional yeast and lemon juice to stand in for creamy ricotta.
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Isa Chandra Moskowitz, author of Appetite for Reduction calls this Brussels Sprout-Potato Hash the perfect breakfast for a vegan lumberjack. And while I've never met a vegan lumberjack (or any lumberjack, for that matter) I'm pretty sure that this warm, wintry bowl of crisp potatoes and Brussels sprouts is hearty enough to keep anyone going well into the afternoon.
When Isa Chandra Moskowitz, author of Appetite for Reduction, claimed that she ate more of these Garlicky Mushrooms and Kale than any other recipe in the book, I knew it was one that I had to try for myself. It's one of those incredibly versatile recipes that can be eaten any time of the day, as a main or side, served warm or chilled; most importantly, it's incredibly healthy and comes together in about 10 minutes.
Isa Chandra Moskowitz, founder of The Post Punk Kitchen won our hearts back in 2003 with a DIY vegan cooking show filmed in her tiny Brooklyn apartment. Her latest, Appetite for Reduction—the title an homage to the classic Guns N' Roses album, Appetite for Destruction—takes on low-fat vegan cooking. Enter here to win a copy.