Spicy Peanut Kale Salad

April 1, 2014
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This salad is a proof that delicious recipes and meals can grow out of paltry fridge scrapings. Last weekend, I found myself home at lunchtime with two remaining bits of produce (a bunch of kale, almost one its last legs) and a sweet potato (not sure how long it had been in my fridge, but […]

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Weekend Reading, 3.31.14

March 31, 2014
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Happy Monday, folks. It was all rain, all the time here in D.C., but I’ve woken up to bright skies and the promise of a warm day. Here are five recipes and five reads that will be softening my transition back into the week. I hope they might distract and entertain you, too.

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12 Product Finds for March

March 29, 2014
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  When I posted twelve finds for January, I had every intention of doing the same thing in February. And then early in March. I’m not sure what happened, but I have another twelve vegan products and ingredients to spotlight. I enjoyed getting to know these brands, and I hope you will, too.

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Easy, Homemade Coconut Milk Yogurt

March 27, 2014
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This coconut milk yogurt should really be called “cheater’s” coconut milk yogurt,” or something like that. You see, homemade yogurt is supposed to involve fermentation, or kefir grains, or a yogurt maker, or any number of proper and time-honored yogurt-making techniques. I used none of the above. This yogurt is what you should make when […]

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Weekend Reading, 3.24.14

March 24, 2014
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It seems to be a pattern lately that I’m not getting weekend reading up until Monday, which to some extent defeats the purpose. But is there ever a bad time for delicious recipes, mouth-watering photos, and thought-provoking reads? Nope. I hope you’ll all enjoy this week’s picks.

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LA Adventures, Part 3: To Monterey and Back

March 22, 2014
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Happy weekend, friends! I hope you’ve got some restful and fun plans. I’m here to share the last of my LA trip recaps. At this point it was so many weeks ago that it all feels like a dream, but as I scroll through the photographs it all comes flooding back. When I left off, […]

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The New Veganism: Tofu Scramble with Tempeh Bacon and Perfect Socca

March 20, 2014
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So glad that everyone enjoyed my interview with Angela! She’s such an inspiring force within this community, and I’m glad that I got to share my tremendous enthusiasm for her new book. It’s been a while since I shared highlights from my New Vegansim column over at Food52, but it’s high time I caught you […]

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