Pizza Night.

January 31, 2011
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If you caught yesterday’s sweet potato hummus post, you may have heard me mention the fact that Saturday was Vegan Pizza Day. A momentous occasion, if ever there was one. M and I spent ours at Cafe Viva on the Upper West Side, ogling the many vegan options:

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Sweet Potato Hummus.

January 30, 2011
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For days now, I’ve been hinting at the arrival of this: My favorite new hummus. And that’s saying a lot because I love hummus, and there are plenty of tried and true variations to which I’ve already given my heart. Still, we all know that sweet ‘taters are among my favorite foods, so it actually […]

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January 24, 2011
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First things first: GO PACKERS! Massive game last night! And only one way things could get bigger. Can’t wait for the Superbowl victory–right, Elise?? When you start to read about raw foods and “going raw,” you hear a lot of talk about “transitioning.” This of course refers to the process of going from cooked foods […]

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It Ain’t Easy Being Green

January 20, 2011
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As some of you may know, I have a love hate relationship with green smoothies. I want to like them, I do. They’re the currency of the raw food world, and who doesn’t need more greens in her diet? (OK, I may be one of the few people who actually doesn’t need more greens in […]

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Buckwheat Chai Energy Bars

January 16, 2011
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Ah, student life. Study groups. Finals. All nighters. Coffee (lots of coffee). New textbooks. Loans. Of all the many things that characterize the joys of living the life of the mind, living on a budget is perhaps one of the most ubiquitous. This is true of graduate and undergrad life alike, of course, but as […]

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Savory Polenta Stacks with Black Beans and Greens

January 13, 2011
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Yesterday, as I gave you my recipe for vegan butternut squash risotto, I promised you guys a “mystery recipe” to come. As soon as I uttered those cryptic words, I realized that it wouldn’t be long before I spilled the beans. What I’m about to share is one of my favorite recent dinners from the […]

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Vegan Butternut Squash Risotto

January 12, 2011
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Thanks so much for the enthusiastic response to my back to school post! It was fun to watch all of you light up with enthusiasm about the student life, just as I have this week. I’m in the middle of deciding my curriculum, and it looks like the choice is between an accelerated study track […]

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