Dinner

Hurry Up Vegan: Zucchini Noodle and Quinoa Bowl with Fresh Rosemary and Herbed Cashew Cheese

July 30, 2012
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So happy you liked the GF, vegan zucchini waffle! Your response, coupled with the delicious brunch experience, makes me think it’s high time I perused eBay for a waffle maker, so that I can experiment with more flavors. Hmm… Today, I’m sharing the dinner feature I enjoyed last Thursday night, which is to say, approximately […]

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“When a Vegan Comes to Dinner”: Penne with Sweet Summer Vegetables, Pine Nuts, and Herbs

July 26, 2012
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All photos courtesy of Food 52 This recipe might as well be called “summer in a bowl.” It’s magnificently flavorful, sweet and savory, and it showcases all of my favorite summer produce: summer squash, plump, cherry tomatoes, sweet corn, and fresh herbs. It is honestly so good that I made it on a Friday and […]

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Building a Healthier Pasta Bowl: Quinoa Spaghetti with Tomato Cream Sauce! Plus, Some Thoughts on Oils in a Plant Based Diet

April 9, 2012
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In yesterday’s post—apricot almond muffins, daughter-made and mom-approved—I talked a bit about how and why my mom has been on a mission to improve some of her eating habits. Full recap is here, but to sum it up: my mom has made a ton of healthy improvements in the last year, minimizing dairy, cutting back […]

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Hurry Up Vegan: 15 Minute Purple Kale Wraps with Almond Chickpea Filling

March 20, 2012
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Today was the day after an epic exam, which means it should have been relatively empty. Instead, it was actually a little busy: I volunteered for an extra hour, I caught up on countless emails, I finished an outstanding assignment or two, and then I was very honored to be interviewed by a fellow Georgetown […]

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Grains and Gab at Mana Organic

March 10, 2012
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Happy Saturday, all! Thanks for the feedback on NOLA posts one, two, and three. I’m glad you enjoyed the recaps, because there are many more trips to New Orleans to come. Hopefully, each visit will unveil yet another vegan dining establishment. Today’s post takes us back to NYC, which is already a mecca of vegan […]

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Choose Your Own (Raw) Adventure: Choosing Raw Pizzas with Quinoa Buckwheat Crust

March 3, 2012
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This post was written from the New Jersey turnpike at 11 pm last night. If I had a dollar for every second of my life I’ve spent on Boltbus or Megabus, friends, I would be a wealthy woman. Hope you all had good Fridays, and that you’re welcoming the weekend in! The recipe I’m about […]

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Raw Cauliflower Curry Over Rice

February 24, 2012
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When I was first exploring raw veganism, my primary concerns were cost and difficulty. Like most people who are new to this eating style, my impression of raw foods were they were packed with astronomically expensive superfood ingredients, and that they required hours (or even days) of prep. Sprouting, dehydrating, soaking—it all seemed like too […]

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