Raw, Vegan Taco Salad

April 8, 2014
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It is no great secret that Pure Food and Wine is one of my favorite vegan restaurants–possibly the favorite, when push comes to shove. I have a dinner at Pure to thank for piquing my interest in raw food, and the restaurant has continued to inspire me since with its ultra-creative, ultra-aesthetic, and utra-delicious food. […]

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Weekend Reading, 4.6.14

April 6, 2014
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Happy Sunday, friends. It’s a gorgeous day here in D.C., and I’m so looking forward to stepping outside in a moment and talking a walk in the sun. But before I do that, some links and some food.

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Lemony Asparagus Risotto

April 4, 2014

Images courtesy of James Ransom for Food52 So happy that you guys liked the spicy peanut kale salad–I’ve already had a bunch of folks tell me they made it and gave it a thumbs up. If you’re looking for something a little more upscale and elegant to prepare this weekend, look no further than this […]

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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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