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Vegan Chickpea Caesar Wraps

This post was originally published on this site This is a great time of year for sandwiches and wraps. They’re quick and easy, which means that they free up time for me to take a walk on my lunch break,… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 8.18.19

This post was originally published on this site I’ve been thinking a lot this week about the tug-of-war between knowing when to persist with something and when to let go. Years ago, I wrote a post about not getting into… Continue Reading →

Unfussy Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers

This post was originally published on this site These are just what they sound like: unfussy, un-fancy sweet potato black bean burgers. What makes them sort of remarkable is the fact that this is the first sweet potato black bean… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 8.11.19

This post was originally published on this site In the last few days, New York has transitioned from hot, muggy weather to a cool, dry, and breezy climate that hints at September and October to come. Everywhere I go, people… Continue Reading →

Golden Oats with Gingered Blueberry Sauce

This post was originally published on this site It’s usually the case that, when I finish up a period of being especially busy or distracted, I can’t wait to get back into the kitchen. Not so with the end of… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 8.4.19

This post was originally published on this site I’ve had a chance to reflect on my internship experience in the last two weeks, and what stands out to me is how much of my own “stuff” I’ve been able to… Continue Reading →

Tempeh Ratatouille

This post was originally published on this site It wouldn’t be summer in my home without at least a few batches of ratatouille. It’s a recipe that I love, but I’m always trying to simplify the process of making it,… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 7.28.19

This post was originally published on this site Just about a year ago, I was a month away from beginning my dietetic internship. I knew that my everyday life was about to change, but the whole thing felt so far… Continue Reading →

Green Lentil Hemp Seed Sliders with Spicy Dijon Date Mustard

This post was originally published on this site It’s summer! In theory, the season of vegan grilling and burgers galore, except that these tasty green lentil and hemp seed sliders are actually the first burger I’ve made this season. I… Continue Reading →

Vegan Peanut Butter Waffles

This post was originally published on this site I finished my rotations on Friday. All weekend, I thought about the DI experience and what I could write about it on Sunday. Then Sunday rolled around, and I just couldn’t bring… Continue Reading →

Lemon Dill Zucchini & Chickpea Rice

This post was originally published on this site This is one of the quickest dinners I’ve made in a while, and it was well-timed with this last, busy week of my internship. Somehow, in spite of the speed and the… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 7.14.19

This post was originally published on this site This year has been more extroverted than I’m used to, but also more solitary. On the one hand, I’ve been in busy workplace environments each day, constantly exposed to new colleagues and… Continue Reading →

Pizza Cauliflower Bake

This post was originally published on this site This past Saturday was admittedly a crazy day to have my oven on; it was scorching and humid in NYC, and it would have been a perfect night for leftovers or a… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 7.7.19

This post was originally published on this site It’s interesting, what gets unearthed during stressful times. It was a long week, in spite of the July 4th holiday, thanks to my internship wrapping up and my mom’s knee replacement surgery…. Continue Reading →

Chili Roasted Cauliflower, Brown Rice & Kimchi Bowls

This post was originally published on this site When I was testing recipes for Power Plates, I feasted on bowls for weeks at a time. Bowls were one of the main recipe categories in the book, so for a while… Continue Reading →

Tahini Mustard Sweet Potato, Lentil, and Arugula Salad

This post was originally published on this site Today’s salad is a great example of how recycling a recipe—keeping it intact, but with a few key tweaks—can pay off. It’s based off of my mustardy lentil sweet potato salad, which… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 6.30.19

This post was originally published on this site Years ago, a yoga teacher of mine said something in class that sounded obvious, but wasn’t: “when it can be easy, let it be easy.” I’ve mentioned her words on the blog… Continue Reading →

Easy Vegan Strawberry French Toast Casserole

This post was originally published on this site This vegan berry French toast casserole is a perfect illustration of the timeless cooking rule that simpler is better. I learn this again and again and again in my life as a… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 6.23.19

This post was originally published on this site Lately I feel as if most of my Sunday reflections are inspired by, or a paraphrase of something that someone else has told me. I’m short on words lately, so I’m more… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 6.16.19

This post was originally published on this site For a few weekends in a row, I’ve written this post in a reflective, calm state, posted it early in the day, and spent the remainder of my Sunday doing what needs… Continue Reading →

Vegan Chick’n Enchilada Breakfast Casserole

This post was originally published on this site A few weeks ago, in sharing a lasagna recipe, I mentioned that big, casserole-like dishes have been a meal prep time-saver for me lately. They’re more involved than other recipes, but once… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 6.9.19

This post was originally published on this site It’s been a lovely couple days of taking my own advice. In Friday’s post—the responses to which I’m so grateful for—I mentioned the importance of learning how to relax, and then practicing… Continue Reading →

37.

This post was originally published on this site I’ve been writing birthday posts since I turned thirty. The last few haven’t been easy, but this year I’ve been feeling particularly conscious of time and melancholy about the arrival of June… Continue Reading →

Lemony Bulgur Chickpea Salad

This post was originally published on this site I’m so tired. I’ve been tired plenty during the internship, but how I feel right now is special. It is, as they say, next level. And, with a final on Thursday, four… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 6.2.19

This post was originally published on this site I can’t believe it’s already June—it seems as though last August was only yesterday, and I was staring down the long road of the dietetic internship. Everyone assured me that the year… Continue Reading →

Wholesome Vegan Lentil, Mushroom & Kale Lasagna

This post was originally published on this site Since September, I’ve been telling myself that this is a year for soups, stews, easy grain dishes, sheet pan meals, and other low maintenance cooking endeavors. It’s true in many ways: soup,… Continue Reading →

(Long) Weekend Reading, 5.27.19

This post was originally published on this site This past week in yoga, my teacher quoted a verse from a poem by Rumi. Some of you might know it already; the title of the poem is “On A Day”: When… Continue Reading →

Vegan Golden Milk Cake with Coconut Frosting

This post was originally published on this site Sooner or later I should post a dessert recipe that isn’t cake, right? I guess I just can’t help myself. Placed in a room full of every vegan dessert imaginable, cake would… Continue Reading →

Weekend Reading, 5.19.19

This post was originally published on this site Happy Sunday, friends. It’s been…a week. Nothing insurmountable, just a pile-up of a lot of things at once. They all had one thing in common, which is that they were largely outside of… Continue Reading →

Longer Lasting Meal Prep with Foodsaver

This post was originally published on this site This isn’t a recipe post, but it touches on something that has been near and dear to my heart this year, as a dietetic intern: leftover storage. During my clinical rotations, half… Continue Reading →

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