quick

Easy Red Lentil, Sweet Potato, and Coconut Curry (Gluten Free)

April 10, 2014
IMG_7143

It feels a bit incongruous to be posting this hearty, warming recipe for red lentil, sweet potato, and coconut curry just as everyone gets excited about spring temperatures, but it’s so good that I can’t help myself. I shared this curry on Food52 a few weeks ago, as part of my vegan lunch series. It’s […]

Read the full article →

Easy, Homemade Coconut Milk Yogurt

March 27, 2014
homamde coconut milk yogurt close up 2

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 […]

Read the full article →

Vanilla Matcha Avocado Smoothie

March 6, 2014
Matcha avocado vanilla smoothie 1

It’s been a while since I posted a recipe, and I’m easing back into the swing of things with something super simple: a smoothie. My post-bacc friends used to tease me that they could tell I had an exam looming if I started posting more smoothie recipes than usual, but I promise that this one […]

Read the full article →

Radicchio Salad with Endives, Orange, and Walnuts

January 13, 2014
radicchio salad with endive orange walnuts

I’m having a love affair with citrus this winter. I’ve been putting orange and grapefruit juice in my vinaigrettes, orange sections in nearly all of my salads, and lemon zest onto roasted and steamed vegetables. Nothing adds freshness to food quite the way citrus does: it’s lively without being overpowering. Orange is one of the […]

Read the full article →

Raw Vegan Brownie Bites

November 12, 2013
raw brownie bites

It’s a Tuesday night express post! Fortunately, there’s only so much words can do to enhance the appeal of raw brownie bites, which are mighty enticing as it is. The idea for these raw, vegan brownie bites came from the raw chocolate cupcakes I posted recently. Indeed, it’s essentially the same recipe (walnuts, cacao nibs, […]

Read the full article →

Very Green Tofu Scramble (and an Announcement!)

November 5, 2013
green tofu scramble 3

As I began this post I was trying to think of the last time I shared a tofu scramble recipe. I think, amazingly, that it was my tofu tahini scramble, which is without a doubt one of my all time favorite CR recipes. But how is it that two years have passed since I shared […]

Read the full article →

Raw, Vegan Vanilla Coconut Yogurt (Made with Young Coconut Meat)

September 18, 2013
photo 3

The last time I made coconut yogurt, I fermented it with probiotic powder. The process was easy enough, but it involved leaving the yogurt underneath my radiator for at least 24 hours, then skimming off the “skin” that formed on top. ┬áHardly a savory procedure!┬áToday, I’m sharing a shortcut version of coconut yogurt. It’s not […]

Read the full article →