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vegan mac and cheese

I avoided this vegan pot-luck meal forever. It’s difficult to convince non-vegans that a meal based mostly on nutritional yeast is worth making and eating. For those that already eschew cheese, most people I know prefer the version of vegan … Continue reading

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miso soup as a meal

I’m all about easy, quick-to-prepare food right now. It’s been an insane few weeks of work recently. It’s also winter, so I want warm, comforting soup. This does the trick. It’s my basic miso soup recipe, but seeing as the … Continue reading

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white bean and kale soup

This soup is everything I want in the winter: hearty and comforting, yet healthy and nourishing. Plus, there wasn’t that much to prep or chop. You have to soak the beans first, and then cook the beans within the soup … Continue reading

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pita bread

It’s finally cool enough out to make me want to bake, so we are back to making all our own bread. I like to make a triple-batch of pita bread, because I can throw it into a bag and into … Continue reading

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black bean soup

Black bean soup recipes can be found across my cookbooks, but I have yet to find one as satisfying as this one, adapted from Madhur Jaffrey’s World Vegetarian. She says this version hails from Costa Rica, and that it is … Continue reading

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curried eggplant with potatoes

I’ll be honest here. The reason I decided to make a Thai-inspired curry dish was because I really wanted to make coconut sticky rice. Regardless, this recipe, which I based very loosely on a recipe in Bittman’s How to Cook … Continue reading

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hummus pizza

Pizza is such an easy thing to make – I spend 10 minutes mixing the dough the night before, take it out of the fridge around 5, mess with it for a few minutes at 5:45 and again at 6:30, … Continue reading

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