The Great Life Cookbook

Priscilla Timberlake Freedman and Lewis Freedman are the authors of The Great Life Cookbook: Whole Food, Vegan, Gluten-Free Meals for Large Gatherings. As a mother of four, Priscilla frequently found herself in the kitchen. With the creation of weekly community dinners in her home, cooking for a crowd became a joy. Priscilla teaches cooking classes at her local cooperative market, and she is a wellness instructor at Cornell University. In addition to being a dad and a Registered Dietitian, Lewis also teaches yoga and stress management at Cornell University. As an instructor for the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate, Lewis is directly involved with the growing global movement toward embracing a whole food, plant-based diet.

Wild Rice Stuffed Carnival Squash

The gorgeousness of the carnival squash combined with wild rice is not only beautiful to look at but delicious! This dish is sure to be a crowd pleasure on any Thanksgiving table (or beyond). Note: this recipe is intended for large gatherings but can be scaled down easily.

Gingered Broccoli Noodle Soup

This recipe is from The Great Life Cookbook: Whole Food, Vegan, Gluten-Free Meals for Large Gatherings by Priscilla Timberlake and Lewis Freedman. Note: this recipe is intended for large gatherings but can be scaled down easily.

Kidney Bean and Yam Soup

Garnet or jewel yams are beautiful and delicious in this soup. Red chili beans substitute nicely for the kidney beans. Note: this recipe is intended for large gatherings but can be scaled down easily.