Banana Walnut Kale Chips

October 1, 2012
raw banana walnut kale chips

A few weeks ago, the wonderful people at Mum’s Original sent me a batch of their organic, vegan, and certified gluten free foods to sample. Hiding in the box was a bag of banana powder. I have to admit, I didn’t really know what to do with it: of course I could use it to […]

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Breakfast To Go: Lightweight, Portable Quinoa and Banana Bowl with Almond Butter Sauce

August 10, 2012
quinoa banana bowl almond butter sauce

Summer physics is a wrap! As of just a little while ago, I finished up physics II, and what a relief it is. For the next two weeks, I get a real summer. I’ll be bouncing around and catching up on a lot of CR related work (if you’ve emailed me in the last four […]

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“Heat Free” Banana Oat Bread; Plus, New Information About the Link Between Eating Disorders and Vegetarian Diets. What Does This Mean for the Vegan Community?

August 5, 2012
raw banana oat bread

I’m not sure why I keep thinking that suddenly, because it’s August, we’ll have a break from the heat here in DC. We’re having anything but that: just a weekend of steamy temperatures and heavy humidity. On Friday, when I got back from Blogher 12 (thanks for the comments on my recap!!) I really wanted […]

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Pre-apocalyptic Blackberry Basil Smoothie

June 30, 2012
Blackberry basil smoothie

Sorry for the interruption in our regularly scheduled CR programming, folks! If you’re in the DC/ NOVA area, then you know that an epic rain, wind, and lightening storm on Friday night left a ton of folks—myself included, at least for part of today—without power, internet, or proper cell reception. For people like me, who […]

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Luscious Lime Pudding and a Book Review: The Raw Food Solution by Mizpah Matus

June 10, 2012

Hi all! Hope you had a great weekend. Ages ago—seriously, ages, the lovely Mizpah Matus sent me her book, The Raw Food Solution, to review. I love getting books for review, but the problem is that it usually takes me ages to make enough of the recipes necessary in order to review them! So Mizpah, […]

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Strawberry Banana Kombucha Frostie

June 6, 2012

Glad you all liked the kombucha sangria recipe! I can’t wait to make it again, with different flavor combinations. While we were on the topic of kombucha, a reader asked what kombucha is, and why it’s so good for you, after all? For those of you who haven’t tried it yet, kombucha is a fermented […]

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Parsley & Pineapple Green Smoothie

May 8, 2012

Almost there! Biochem in the morning, and Orgo lab exam on Thursday eve, and then this semester is finally done; good riddance to it. As I study glycolysis and fatty acid oxidation and all of that, I’m simultaneously filling up with the very energy sources I’m reading about: fats, carbs, and proteins, and the sugars […]

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