Recipes for: The Full Helping

Gena Hamshaw is a passionate vegan cook and food lover. She grew up in a Greek American home and learned at an early age to cherish Mediterranean flavors and ingredients, including tomatoes, which were her favorite food as a child. Gena is the author, photographer, and recipe developer of the blog The Full Helping, which she started in 2009. She is also the author of two cookbooks, Choosing Raw and Food52 Vegan, a columnist for the website Food52, and a contributor to many print and online publications. Gena works as a nutrition counselor and is completing her master of science degree in nutrition and education at Teacher’s College, Columbia University. She lives and works in New York City, where she can usually be found creating plant-based food in her pocket-sized kitchen. Find more of her recipes at www.thefullhelping.com or follow her kitchen adventures on social media (@thefullhelping). Image courtesy of James Ransom.