Tag Archives: Vegan

Carrot, Garbanzo & Golden Raisin Salad with Tahini Dressing

For Rosh Hashanah, I was tasked with bringing a side.  And because I wanted it to be dairy free, I looked at Smitten Kitchen’s recipes for vegan dishes and came across this carrot salad.  It was such a hit that … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Salad

For my first Mother’s Day, my mom and dad bought me an Alice Waters’ cookbook – The Art of Simple Food.  I’ve been reading it to learn new techniques, and picked up a few tips:  (1) cook with what is … Continue reading

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Curry Slaw

For the Fourth o’ July, we were asked to bring a slaw-ish side.  While the traditional mayonnaise version is delicious, we decided to go a little less traditional and make a curry slaw inspired by a restaurant in Napa called … Continue reading

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Black Bean Veggie Burgers

It was my first time cooking in our newly remodeled kitchen, and what better way to celebrate than a BBQ with Nicki and Matt.  Lamb burgers for the guys – black bean veggie burgers for the gals.  With a side … Continue reading

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Bibimbap (Korean Fried Rice)

Bibimbap is one of those satisfying, all-in-one type dishes that once you have it, you want it again and again.  I came across a recipe that made bibimbap into a homemade, healthier, vegetarian version.  I have now made it about … Continue reading

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Crabless Cakes

Now that the wedding is quickly approaching, P and I are trying to eat super healthy so we look great in our wedding attire.  I recently found a recipe for crab cakes that replaces crab with hearts of palm (since … Continue reading

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Coconut Almond Chia Seed Pudding

A couple of weeks ago I was celebrating at my bachelorette party, and it was so much fun.  It was also a funny weekend because we had a lot of special eaters – no gluten, no dairy, no meat, no … Continue reading

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Mexican Slaw Salad

Not only is summer great for strawberries, but it’s also great for corn!  This recipe was born from my desire to use various veggies I bought at the farmers’ market – corn, peppers, cilantro, tomatoes.  Patrick and I liked this … Continue reading

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Stone Fruit Thai “Sauce”

I was browsing through a friend’s cookbook collection last night and came across an interesting one called “Eat This Book” that contained simple, flavorful recipes.  The first part of the book was fresh herb “sauces,” and this recipe was inspired … Continue reading

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Moroccan Entree Salad

Given the upcoming wedding, Patrick and I are making an effort to eat healthy.  And what better way to do that than a nutritious, protein-packed salad.  This recipe is a take on a salad I have had at a restaurant … Continue reading

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