Avocado and Dill Pasta Salad

I have found the dish I want to bring to every potluck from now on. Except I don’t really go to potlucks. But if I did, I’d bring this always.  So full of vegetables, and the dressing is INSANE (in a good way). It has been one heck of a [...]

Soba Salad with Sesame-Miso Dressing

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I really love soba noodles.  It all started with the recipe for Otsu in Super Natural Cooking, and grew from there into a mild obsession. I pretty much insist on eating them at least once a week, and I love the way they provide a pleasantly earthy backdrop for [...]

Another Raw Kale Salad

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My wisdom tooth is out, and honestly the whole procedure and recovery has been WAY more mellow than I was afraid it would be.  I’m not supposed to run until Monday (boooo) but other than that, things are pretty good. I made a raw kale salad (and a couscous-chickpea [...]

Quinoa, Tempeh, and Bean Sprout Bowls

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Happy Pi Day!  The one day of the year a small part of me wishes I were a math teacher. Actually, I don’t think I ever want to be a math teacher, even today. Science and PE just sound a lot more fun. I wish I had pie for [...]

Quinoa, Lentil, and Kale Salad

Last night, Mike and I put a huge dent in that bowl of leftover Halloween candy. I don’t want to think about it. At least we had this for dinner…nothing like kale and lentils to make you feel really healthy, even if you just ate far too many Whoppers [...]

Roasted Beet and Grapefruit Salad

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Clearly I could never be a food stylist. I kind of tried to artfully arrange slices of beets, avocado, and grapefruit, but then I sort of ruined it by chucking handfuls of walnuts and pomegranate seeds on top.  At least it’s healthy!   This salad is part of my continued [...]

Summer Black Bean Quinoa Bowls

I’ve been on summer break since June 10th.  Almost 2 months.  I had a few things on my summer to-do list, one of which happened to be visiting the Thursday morning farmers market which cannot be more than 2 miles from my house.  And yet it took me almost [...]

Almost-raw vegan creamy broccoli soup

I may have slightly over-indulged in home-made coleslaw and milk chocolate ice cream this weekend. I definitely do not subscribe to the “oh crap I ate so horribly I better go to the gym and work it all off” mentality (and Megan wrote a great post that explains exactly [...]

Creamy Avocado Pasta

I have no shame. It’s my birthday and I’m celebrating it to the max, telling the world that damn it, I’m 27 and HAPPY about it! 26 was an AWESOME year. I know I overuse that word, and my mother the editor will probably send me a list of [...]

Barley and Asparagus Salad

I am spoiled. So spoiled. I pay a high price to live where I do, but with the ocean a few minutes away, a city full of amazing food, and fresh local produce pretty much year-round, I feel pretty lucky to call California home. At least, until a big [...]

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