Kale Chopped Salad with Tofu and Coconut-Peanut Dressing

At CIA Foodies and our members’ page DISH, we embrace the Menus of Change principles for healthy, sustainable, and delicious food choices at home. With recipes, technique posts, and instructive videos, you’ll find the tools you need to build your kitchen confidence.

Whether you follow a special diet, enjoy plant-forward dinners, or simply want to know more about cooking your favorite fresh ingredients, you can find it on CIAfoodies.com.

Here’s a taste of what you will find about maximizing flavor in plant-forward cooking:

Blog Posts

How to Cook Beans

All About Quick Pickles

From the Garden: Basil Vinaigrette

Guide to Herbs

Why Add Acid to Food?



Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Avocado-Pineapple Cream

Vegetarian Chili with Winter Squash and Wild Mushrooms

Seared Salmon with Moroccan-Style Spices


Making Quick Pickles

How to Work with Garlic

How to Toast and Roast Nuts

Hey Chef! Marinating Veggies