Articles & Recipes

Shrimp Summer Roll With Thai Peanut Sauce

Ashley Sperber - Friday, March 25, 2016
Shrimp Summer Roll With Thai Peanut Sauce

This recipe was inspired by every Thai restaurant I've ever eaten at.  It's not my invention by any means, but certainly my interpretation, based on readily available ingredients in my kitchen.  The ingredients are pretty easy to come by in the "ethnic foods" aisle at any grocery store. ..

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Peanut Butter And Dark Chocolate Bark With Sea Salt

Ashley Sperber - Friday, March 18, 2016
Peanut Butter And Dark Chocolate Bark With Sea Salt

I stumbled upon this 5 ingredient recipe when one of my client’s confessed their Reese’s peanut butter cup obsession to me.  I wanted to give them a healthier alternative to a food they had difficulty letting go of. ..

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Crushed Chickpea Salad Sandwich with Toasted Sunflower Seeds

Ashley Sperber - Friday, March 11, 2016
Crushed Chickpea Salad Sandwich with Toasted Sunflower Seeds

This recipe is an interpretation of a chickpea "tuna" salad one of my favorite people recommended to me.  I made modifications that resulted in even shorter prep and clean up times, with what I consider, a couple improvements.  The chickpeas can be substituted with any kind of vegan or animal protein if desired.  Unless using bread, swiss chard or collard greens are recommended to wrap the sandwich. ..

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Purple Cauliflower 3 Ways

Ashley Sperber - Friday, March 04, 2016
purple cauliflower 3 ways

I promise this dish is far less complicated to prepare than it appears.  I can also guarantee that it's as delicious as it is artistically appealing.   Essentially it is one head of cauliflower that is evenly split in thirds and prepared three different ways: pureed, raw and roasted.  It makes an excellent vegan appetizer, entree or side dish.  I chose purple cauliflower (that can regularly be found at Whole Foods) for a more colorful and dramatic effect in presentation.  Experimenting with different colors and plating techniques is encouraged! ..

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