Curried Carrot and Grape Slaw

October 3, 2011
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Happy Monday! Hope your weekends were pleasant, and that you’re welcoming the early chill of fall (if you’re in the Northeast) with as much glee as I am. Since everyone was so unbelievably excited about Saturday’s red grape and almond gazpacho, I thought I’d tell you all about what I did with my leftover grapes. […]

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Superfood Salad Bowl With Smoky Red Pepper Mesquite Dressing

August 4, 2011
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Hey all! Fabulous response to my giveaway of Superfood Cuisine by Julie Morris and the Navitas Naturals trail mix! I can’t wait to pick a winner. If you haven’t entered yet, please do! I was also really intrigued to scroll through the comments and hear everybody’s thoughts on superfoods and how to approach them. In […]

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Outstanding Miso Sesame Dressing

June 27, 2011
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All my excitement about fattening up Zukay’s wonderful cucumber mint dressing last week got me thinking about dressings, and how my smoky avocado cumin dressing was the first I’ve made in a long time. Then on Saturday I was at Roots, browsing with Valerie and Katie, when I saw a packaged kale salad that was, […]

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Avocado Sea-sar

May 22, 2011
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Hey all! So happy you liked my restaurant tip: I probably described what a lot of you already do, but I hope I also gave some bashful new vegans a little confidence boost when it comes to dining out. I’ve had a weekend of packing, cooking, cleaning, and spending some lazy time with M. My […]

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When Life Gives you Pineapples

April 13, 2011
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Glad that I’m not the only one who has recipe failures! In yesterday’s post, I mentioned that I rarely eat dishes that didn’t turn out the way I wanted them to: I’m just too picky an eater, and I value the experience of eating too much, to suffer through a mediocre meal. I do, however, […]

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Fresh Avocado Fiesta Dressing

March 21, 2011
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On Thursday, when I arrived in NOLA, I made a quick grocery run to Whole Foods with Knud as my chaperone. As we strolled the produce aisles, Knud came upon a sample of a new flavor of Cindy’s dressing: fresh avocado vinaigrette. Normally, I’d have walked past it: I almost never purchase salad dressings. I […]

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Savory Sunflower Seed Dressing with Herbs

February 7, 2011
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Hello from a post-Super Bowl high A few days ago, when I posted my raw nori cigar snacks, one of my readers commented, “These look amazing! And as a fellow student, I really love recipes that use sunflower seeds instead of other nuts, which tend to be four times as expensive. Thank Gena!” I agree, […]

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