Category Archives: SUPER fast and easy

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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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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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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Apricot, Peach and Plum Breakfast Smoothie

I’m not a huge smoothie/juice person but I do enjoy them from time to time, especially when I can feel good about not wasting fruit that’s starting to look forlorn. Yesterday morning I mixed one up with some peach soy … 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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