Gluten-free, Snacks, Vegetarian/Vegan

Update on blog updates + cinnamon almond crunch chickpea bars

Hello friends! You might have received an email from me recently notifying you of a new, upgraded newsletter I'm doing. If you didn't, join the club!! After this post I'll be transitioning completely to this new format, so click here to subscribe to my new newsletter!  I'm hoping to use the newsletter as a way to… Continue reading Update on blog updates + cinnamon almond crunch chickpea bars

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Gluten-free, Snacks, Vegetarian/Vegan

PB chocolate chip chickpea cookies

So first, let's just set the precedent that sometimes we need to let cookies be cookies. Regular old chocolate chip cookies are one of the most satisfying treats known to human kind. Why would you want to mess with that? Other times, it's fun to experiment with different ingredients in baking, especially when your goal… Continue reading PB chocolate chip chickpea cookies

Dinner, Lunch, Vegetarian/Vegan

Crispy curry tofu

  I believe I have FINALLY mastered crispy tofu!! It's been a bit of a journey, but this post details my final product. One of my goals this year has been to learn how to make more tasty plant-based proteins. This recipe is a staple! There's two tricks to crispy tofu: 1st, buy an extra… Continue reading Crispy curry tofu

Dinner, Lunch, Vegetarian/Vegan

Colorful (vegan) curry

In my 15-ish years as an amateur chef, Indian cuisine had always intimidated me a little. With it's colorful dishes bursting with layers of flavor, I wasn't confident I could recreate it in my own kitchen. After seeing a few peers bring their own Indian inspired dishes to potlucks and in lunches, I just had… Continue reading Colorful (vegan) curry

Lunch

Avocado tuna salad sandwich

Tuna salad is one of my absolute favorite ways to get in one of my two weekly fish servings; it is so delicious, easy to make, and inexpensive! However, traditional tuna salads are often loaded with extra sodium and saturated fat. So, I decided to experiment with two other sources of creamy goodness as a filler… Continue reading Avocado tuna salad sandwich

Dinner, Vegetarian/Vegan

Simple vegetarian dinner with roasted lemon garlic potatoes

Strolling through Trader Joe's has become a new hobby; it is SO wonderful having one close by! Since produce is the first section you see when entering the store, it's easy to prioritize that part of my shopping trip. *Thinking about fruits and vegetables as the centerpiece of a meal--rather than the protein or grain… Continue reading Simple vegetarian dinner with roasted lemon garlic potatoes

Dinner, Lunch

Peach, chicken & arugula summer salad

I'm so excited to be down here in North Carolina! Carrboro is a beautiful place, one town over from Chapel Hill. One of the best parts about living down here so far is these WONDERFUL peaches; they are absolutely delicious. After picking up a crate of these giant, juicy peaches at good old Trader Joe's… Continue reading Peach, chicken & arugula summer salad