Category Archives: dinner

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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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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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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Spicy Sesame Soba Bowls (vegan, gluten-free option)

You might have noticed that I’m on an Asian kick lately. I blame this cookbook: The 30-Minute Vegan’s Taste of the East. If it has sesame, soy sauce, ginger, chili sauce, seaweed… I just can’t get enough of it. 

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Stuffed Pitas with Herbed Garbanzos and Rice, Kale, Carrots and Olive Mayo

The mission: lunch.

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Grad Student Friendly #2: Hearty Bean and Tempeh Chili

I originally posted this recipe a couple of months ago but I’m bringing it back in an easier to read format with a couple of tweaks for my friend Yoshi and his grad school menu project.  It’s taken me awhile–five … Continue reading

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Grad Student Friendly Recipe #1: Chickpea Curry

I told you before about my friend Yoshi who is in grad school and who wants to start cooking more and eating healthier but in the cheapest and most simple way possible. I know it’s taken me awhile to post … Continue reading

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Taco Seasoning Mix

Ever find yourself in desperate need of tacos but the only thing you’re missing in the seasoning packet? Worry no more! Mix up this batch of taco seasoning and use it in whatever quantity you like, with whatever fillings you … Continue reading

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