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Spring Vegetable and Pea Salad

As spring arrives (later here in New England than for the rest of you, I’m sure), I’m feeling inspired break out the peas. Mushrooms and onions are also in season in the spring, so it seemed fitting to combine them all into a pea salad. The vegetables are roasted and combined with the peas, olive oil, lemon juice, and lots of dill for a simple and herb-y medley. This is easy to make, and it’s perfect as a starter salad or a side dish.
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Split Pea Soup with Eggplant Bacon

I’ve posted a lot of green food recipes lately, and here’s yet another one. It’s still a spring thing - split pea soup is certainly in season right now (at least in the Northeast, where it’s pretty much still spring until June). Most split pea soups have ham added to them (Easter leftovers, amirite?), so I wanted to try to pull in some of that depth of flavor into a vegan split pea soup version. Also, I’ve been wanting to give eggplant “bacon” a try, and this was the perfect excuse.
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Spring Pea Tart with Asparagus and Cashew Ricotta

What is it about spring that makes me want to cook all the green things? Or at least, all the pretty things - I’ve got savory tarts, macarons, and brightly colored pureed soups on my mind lately (and recipes are forthcoming). This savory spring pea tart with asparagus tart is definitely spring inspired. The rich base is made from peas and coconut milk, then seasoned with fresh mint, lemon, and shallots. Top this with a dollop of creamy cashew ricotta and you’ve got a slice of something lovely.
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