Chef's Notes Plus

15 Plant-Forward Fall Recipes

As the fall rolls in, you can put on some sweatpants and curl up with a cozy blanket. But you also need to nourish your belly with the flavors of the season. We’ve made a list of some of our best fall recipes which just happen to be plant-forward. Kale, […]

Side Dishes

Bulgur & Lentil Pilaf With Caramelized Onions

Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 1 cup lentils, washed 6 1/2 cups chicken stock or water, divided 3 tablespoons unsalted butter or olive oil 3 tablespoons olive oil 5 onions, peeled, halved, thinly sliced 2 cups bulgur, coarse grain Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste […]

Chef's Notes Plus

Healthy-ish Snacks for the New Year

Many of us will make some kind of internal New Year’s Resolution involving healthy eating, and so we want to do our part to help you achieve your goals. But since moderation is usually our best strategy for maintaining healthy lifestyles in the new year and beyond, we’re going to […]

Side Dishes

Kamut With Fresh Corn & Peas

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 2 cups kamut 4 ears fresh corn 1 gallon water or vegetable broth, plus more as needed 3 tablespoons kosher salt, plus more as needed 1 bay leaf 1 thyme sprig 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more as needed 1 small onion, peeled and cut into […]

Chef's Notes, Salads, Side Dishes

Meal Prep: Grain Salad

It’s that time of the week again when we have to start thinking about the meals to come for the week. We think that Sunday is the perfect day to batch cook a few simple dishes and ingredients to make the work week go by smoother. Today we are talking […]