Monthly Archives: January 2014

Slow cooker awesomeness

So one of my amazing colleagues got me this cookbook for Xmas: Isn’t it great when people you work with know you so well??? I guess she figured me out after eating lunch with me daily for 4 1/2 years … Continue reading

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Marinated tempeh with cauliflower quinoa pilaf

Tempeh (inspired by recipe in Isa Chandra Moskowitz Appetite for Reduction) Steam it for 15 min. Marinade: 1 cup red wine 1/3 cup Kalamata olives 1 T balsamic vinegar 1-3 cloves garlic A few tsp of rosemary & thyme Pinch … Continue reading

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Pantry essentials

Recently two good friends and colleagues have expressed interest in adopting a vegan diet and have enlisted my help! One of them requested a list of pantry essentials. This is what I typically keep stocked in my kitchen: Beans: Chickpeas, … Continue reading

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Italian bean stew

This weekend I made a delicious Italian bean stew from my new favorite site MindBodyGreen. Here is the recipe! I made it as prescribed except: I used an entire bunch of Dino kale in place of the spinach. I used … Continue reading

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Roasted veggies with a kick!

This dish was inspired by this recipe from MindBodyGreen (check them out & like them on FB it is an awesome site!!). Here is what I did: Veggies (all roughly chopped): 1 lb Brussels sprouts 1 small-medium butternut squash 1 … Continue reading

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Grawnola

No I did not misspell that…it’s raw granola! I was inspired by a fellow vegan blogger Lori to try this. The top photo is hers and the bottom less glamorous one is mine ­čÖé Here is her site. Check her … Continue reading

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Tempeh & greens stir fry with peanut sauce & kelp noodles

So, I was rooting around the kitchen trying to decide what to make for dinner. I happened to have some kelp noodles, given to me as a Christmas gift from my wonderful Dad. Yes I’m the kind of person who … Continue reading

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