Category Archives: lunch

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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Basic Hummus: the old, old fashioned way

Gather round children while I regale you with tales of a time when Cuisinart food processors didn’t exist. It’s true! Man and woman made stunningly delicious hummus for millenia with naught more than crude bowl and smasher implements. And, guess … 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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Cheezy Bean Dip, vegan and gluten free! (I think…)

The Olympics have been running 24/7 in our apartment lately. I’ve never been so interested in these games before, but I’m having a great time. The best part by far is Mark’s running commentary which tends to be quite colorful … Continue reading

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20 Things to Do with Leftover Chili

I LOVE CHILI!!! A couple weeks ago I made a double recipe of my Hearty Bean and Tempeh Chili. I cooked it in an 8-qt pot and I’m guessing that it made about 7 (which comes out to… 28 cups?). … Continue reading

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Cheezy Yum with a side of Chips

Oh, the 5th of July. Every now and then everybody needs a little help shaking off a headache after a super fun time with friends. Yesterday, after sleeping till noon and then lethargically cleaning the house while watching Bravo for … Continue reading

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Spicy Quinoa with Black Beans, Corn and Cilantro

This is one of the first recipes I made when I decided to dip my toes into veganism. I got the inspiration from a very highly rated recipe on Allrecipes.com and spiced it up a little. I found that the … Continue reading

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