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  • The secret to perfect tofu

    The Secret To Perfect Tofu

    I shied away from tofu for a long time after becoming vegetarian. It didn’t really do it for me and making it at home always felt like a letdown. But in an attempt to diversify…

    March 6, 2017
  • maple coconut bacon

    Maple Coconut Bacon (vegan, gluten free)

    When I went vegetarian almost 7 years ago (!), my last hold out was bacon. Everything else was so easy to give up. I didn’t like the taste of it so I stopped eating…

    February 28, 2017
  • Homemade Almond Milk and a New ‘Do

    A few months ago I bought a bag of almonds thinking I would finally get around to making homemade almond milk. The bag sat in the cupboard, made the move to the new house…

    April 9, 2014
  • How To: Homemade Pumpkin Puree

    Oftentimes I avoid sharing recipes with you because I think they might be too simple. But the more I think about it the sillier this seems. This is a food blog, you’re looking for…

    November 4, 2013
  • Chocolate Almond Butter

    Confession #1 : I don’t really like almonds with their skins on. You were wondering I’m sure. I like marcona almonds and slivered almonds but plain old regular almonds, meh. I’ve had a bag…

    October 22, 2013
  • roasted-curry-chickpeas

    Plane Snacks: Roasted Curry Chickpeas

    We’re leaving on our trip to San Francisco first thing Thursday morning. I couldn’t be more excited to spend time with my mom, visit my favorite yoga studio, see friends and hang out with…

    April 2, 2013
  • Homemade Peanut Butter and Friendships

    Last night I had some new girlfriends over. We ate cheese and crackers and veggies and delicious banana bread. We also drank wine while complaining about the weather and how hard it is to…

    March 20, 2013
  • gluten free strawberry muffins

    Gluten Free Strawberry Muffins

    I didn’t mean for a whole week to disappear without a recipe. This post was actually written yesterday but just as I was going to upload the pictures our wireless router crapped out.  After…

    March 15, 2013