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Lunch and Dinner

I’m Eating Meat Again…And a Rant on Sustainability

By On June 13, 2013

Ah yes, I’m eating meat again. Once in awhile that is. With my heavy plant-based diet, there’s room for some sustainably grown meat every now and then. Afterall, we are omnivores by… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Tempeh & Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

By On June 11, 2013

Stuffed peppers were a common meal throughout my childhood. My mom used to stuff green peppers with ground beef, onion, garlic, spices and probably some other ingredients I am leaving out (Mom,… Read More

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By On June 3, 2013

Here is a great sauce I picked up from my South American travels. Chimmichurri is a blend of parsley,  olive oil, garlic, lime juice, salt and aji (a type of super spicy pepper),… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Olive & Pepper Quinoa

By On May 3, 2013

Peru – home of the Quinoa. And how I’ve missed thee. After spending months in Spain, Argentina and Chile, where quinoa is non-existent, I was quite ecstatic to stumble upon its abundance… Read More


Vegetarian Nachos

By On January 27, 2013

Nachos! Colleen makes killer nachos. This time I wanted to be a part of the fun. So with our powers combined, we created this delicious bean and tempeh covered crunchy goodness. A… Read More

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Vietnamese Noodle Soup

By On January 26, 2013

After eating at Little Saigon, I’ve been dying to re-create one of their awesome soups. The time has come. It’s basically a buckwheat noodle soup filled with vegetables, garlic, ginger, jalapeño and cilantro. Such… Read More

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Asparagus and Swiss Chard Orzo

By On January 21, 2013

Right now I’m visiting Canada with my boyfriend and his family. And I’m loving every minute of it. Well, with the exception of the couple seconds spent smacking my head on the… Read More

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Baked Penne with Mustard Greens

By On January 14, 2013

It’s been a while since I’ve had an ultimately satisfying pasta dish. My sicilian grandmother would be ashamed. It’s so easy to throw together and it tastes so wonderful. Boil some pasta, add some vegetables, spices/herbs… Read More

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Spicy Cabbage and Potatoes

By On January 6, 2013

I love cabbage. I love potatoes. Put them together and you’ve got an almost Polish party. The only thing missing is some sausage…but I’m vegetarian, so we won’t go there. Sweet potatoes… Read More