Category Archives: vegan

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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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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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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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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It’s all about balance, people.

Hi friends. I’ve been a little quiet lately, I know. It’s not because I’ve forgotten you, or even because I haven’t been cooking. I think of you–and cook–very often. Here’s what I’ve been working on:

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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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