Quinoa Salad with Dried Cranberries, Apricots, Lentils, and Pecans

January 2, 2014
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Thank you so very much for your responses to my New Year’s post. I hope that 2014 is a good year for everyone so far. Perhaps it’s not quite forward-looking to make my first recipe of 2014 a dish I ate on Christmas day of 2013, but this last-minute quinoa salad was so tasty and […]

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Snowy Quinoa and Coconut Breakfast Bowl, and 10 Ideas for Vegan Holiday Breakfasts

December 24, 2013

Twas the night before Christmas, and even if you have a holiday feast prepared for this evening, it’s never too early to start thinking about breakfast. I love festive breakfasts anytime, but they’re especially lovely on holiday mornings. Though I created the quinoa and coconut breakfast bowl pictured above early in the month, at my […]

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Blueberry Chia Salad Dressing

August 29, 2013
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Sorry for the sparse posting this week, everyone! I’ve been juggling a bunch of work and also in New York, so I haven’t been near my kitchen as often as I’d like. I hope you’re all preparing for a nice holiday weekend. What can I say about this recipe? It came to me sort of […]

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Refreshing Quinoa, Avocado, and Raspberry Breakfast (or Anytime) Salad

June 25, 2013

In spite of the fact that, as of Friday, days are now destined to grow shorter, it still feels as though summer is just kicking off. With that feeling comes delight in summer cooking (and uncooking). Berries, greens, stone fruits, and (my favorite) tomatoes: there are so many marvelous seasonal fruits and vegetables to put […]

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Simple Amaranth and Quinoa Porridge

May 28, 2013
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If you’ve been following the #VVC2013 madness on Instagram, Twitter, or in the recaps, you may by now have seen the generous swag bag, which was stuffed to the brim with cookies, toffees, lip balm and body butter, chips, chocolate, snack bars, coupons, and other goodies. Figuring out how to fit all of my loot […]

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Hurry Up Vegan: Confetti Quinoa and Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

February 6, 2013
chickpea quinoa lettuce wraps

Since posting my bell peppers stuffed with “confetti guacamole” last week, I suppose I’ve been enjoying the idea of “confetti” anything: confetti salad, confetti rice, confetti kelp noodles. It sounds a lot more jolly than “rice with mixed vegetables,” doesn’t it? Yesterday, as I was whipping up lunch in a hurry (I’d studied longer than […]

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Toasted Almond Quinoa Bake

December 26, 2012
almond quinoa bake

I hope you all had the most lovely of Christmas celebrations! And that those of you who don’t observe Christmas had a happy Tuesday. My holiday was low key, which was the right mood for this season. There was gift opening by the tree, followed by hot yoga, followed by some time with a good […]

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