Author Archives: Sara Hendrickson

A Nice Golden Mean: My Philosophy of Eating

In the spring of 2012, I was inspired by vegan friends and the film Forks Over Knives to eliminate all animal products from my diet. Writing eat food. began as a way to share my journey and hold myself accountable to the new choices I … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Beef Stew + An Important Announcement

I’ll get to the recipe in a minute but first I have an important announcement: I’ve given up coffee. Yes, you heard me, I, Sara Hendrickson, coffee drinker of nearly 15 years (and I’m only 27) is coffee-free going on … Continue reading

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Quick Dinner: Couscous with Spinach, Carrots, and Roasted Pistachios (vegan)

It’s hard to argue with a dinner that takes 20 minutes from start to finish. Light and barely requiring any heat application whatsoever, this couscous dish is perfect for summer. 

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Make-Ahead Breakfast: Peach Raspberry Baked Oatmeal

Do you remember that part in the Arrested Development pilot when Michael asks George Michael what they always say is the most important thing and George Michael responds with–bless his heart–“breakfast?” (The correct answer is, obviously, “family.”) Well, I have … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Potato Enchiladas (vegetarian & gluten free, vegan option)

Let’s start with the food. (It has been awhile, hasn’t it?) I’ll try to weave in some back story as we go but #1 most important right now is that you know how to make these vegetarian enchiladas we had … Continue reading

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Haitus and Thank You!

Dear Readers, I’m sorry for the long silence. It’s been a long school year, and it’s not quite over yet. I wanted to post some activity on here so that you’re aware I’m not deceased and neither is the blog. … Continue reading

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Spiced Pumpkin Walnut Muffins + Days 9-11

I’ve been a fall food fiend these last few weeks, and imagine my disappointment when I realized that I could no longer enjoy (or at least for a month or so) an embarrassingly frou frou pumpkin spice latte from (gasp) … Continue reading

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More Food Than I Know What To Do With (Days 3-8)

This post is one in a series of posts about my journey to better healthy via eliminating common allergy-causing foods from my diet and slowly reintroducing them to rule out and identify what I can and cannot eat. For a … Continue reading

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Eliminatron 5000: Day 2

Allow me to pick up where I left off yesterday which was, I believe, putting my meat and veggies into the crock pot. After completing that task I had about a million random errands to run including finding some gluten- … Continue reading

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Eliminatron 5000: Day 1

Woke up this morning at 5:20. Made coffee with hazelnut milk, drank on pre-dawn walk with the pup. Although it was completely dark outside, it was a beautiful morning and all the stars were out. Came home, ate a bowl of Udi’s … Continue reading

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