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The New Veganism: Lentil Sloppy Joes

January 30, 2014
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Well folks, I went to urgent care yesterday, and looks like I have the flu. Things may be a little quiet around here for the next few days, but fortunately I can offer you a wonderful vegan sloppy Joe recipe to feast your eyes on while I convalesce. When my editor at Food52 first suggested […]

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Easy Raw, Vegan Appetizer: Endive Boats with Rosemary Cashew Cheese, Shaved Apple, and Pomegranate Seeds

December 23, 2013
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I am so glad that yesterday’s round up of holiday recipes was a hit! But if you were left wanting more, here’s a beautiful, easy vegan and raw appetizer to share with guests at any point in the next week or two (or year round, if you like). They’re endive “boats” stuffed with a dollop […]

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White Sangria with Peach and Ginger

June 16, 2013
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Yesterday, I was in New York for party celebrating the marriage of two dear friends. Both of these friends are vegan, as were the hosts, which meant that the event turned into a veritable vegan potluck: grain and bean salads, “hippie loaf” (a kind of quinoa meatloaf), summer rolls, potato salad, and desserts of every […]

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Butternut Squash and Garlicky Kale Lasagna with Brazil Nut Cheese

November 14, 2012
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Last night, my friend Anne and I had a chance to catch up after quite a few weeks without our customary conversation and laughter. We’re both in the middle of finishing up rigorous academic programs (Anne, an MPH/RD, me, the post-bacc), and so time is quite scarce for us. Normally when we meet up, we […]

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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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Easy Vegan and Raw Recipes to Freshen Your Summer Table

July 6, 2012
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Hey folks! As of today, I have officially finished my first semester of physics. That was a lot of material in five weeks, and I’m so relieved to be done. As part of my celebration, I have a special post for you today: a compilation of five scrumptious, high raw and vegan recipes for summer […]

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Kombucha Infused Sangria: A Perfect Summer Party Drink! Plus, Is Wine Vegan? The Lowdown on Vegan Wines.

June 5, 2012
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I am so glad you all liked the party recap yesterday! I hope it’s proof that vegan entertaining can be as fun as it is delicious and effortless. If you’re interested, the dessert recipes are up on the interwebs! To check out Victoria’s amazing high raw peanut butter pie (made with banana soft serve and […]

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