Monthly Archives: October 2013

Moroccan butternut quinoa with Collard greens

Gotta love Meatout Mondays! Here is a great fall recipe. If you haven’t already, sign up for their free newsletter. You get free recipes every Monday! I substituted quinoa for the couscous because it’s less processed and more nutritious (higher … Continue reading

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Chickpea & lentil stew

The crisp weather gets me in the mood for slow cooker stew! This is a good one from Whole Foods. It has a subtle hint of Indian flavor but even non-Indian foodies will love it. I added a bunch of … Continue reading

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Roasted beet & quinoa salad with citrus dressing & goodies!

I started with this inspiring recipe from Dishing up the Dirt. Instead of fennel, I used leftover broccoli stems! Since that’s what I had…waste not want not! But I’m sure the fennel would have been even better. Any winter squash … Continue reading

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African Sweet Potato Stew

With peanut butter, cinnamon, and cayenne, this stew is hearty, fragrant, rich, creamy, spicy, warming, delicious. Thank you Meatout Mondays! and Colleen Patrick-Goudreau! Olive oil 2 onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced/crushed/pressed 3 sweet potatoes peeled & chopped 2 bell … Continue reading

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Best vegan brunch in DC

The best vegan brunch in DC is at Muse Cafe at the Corcoran. They do a vegan brunch buffet every Sunday and it sure is classy! I’ve been so many times that Todd Gray, the chef, comes over to say … Continue reading

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The Big Apple!

I spent the weekend, as I often do, in Vegan Mecca AKA NYC! I started off by having lunch at Peacefood Cafe. This is one of my favorite lunch spots. They have everything from raw (the raw lasagna & raw … Continue reading

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Food vs. non-food

Interesting article from NPR that I could relate to on many levels about the evolution of our views about what is food vs. non-food, what is disgusting vs. appetizing, and how that differs from culture to culture and person to … Continue reading

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