How to Roast Beets

How to Roast Beets

Roasting beets is really easy, and they store beautifully.  I always roast them up as soon as I get them home, so I can throw together a quick dinner and not have to wait the 40 minutes for them to cook.  I have storage details at the bottom of the

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Vegetarian and Vegan Easter Recipes

Vegetarian and Vegan Easter Recipes

Whether you celebrate Easter or not, there is one wonderful thread through all of these recipes: they celebrate Spring.  And this is the best Spring ever because I have such a deep appreciation for the warm weather and and things blooming this year.  There is always a silver lining, and

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Beet Salad with Cocoa Balsamic Vinaigrette

Beet Salad with Cocoa Balsamic Vinaigrette

It seems to me like you can get good fresh beets almost year-round.  I think they can be planted and grow in a range of conditions, and store really well, so I have been finding good local ones all the time. For me that means I have had a real Ted and Robin like relationship

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Vegan Mint, Pea, and Almond Pilaf

Vegan Mint, Pea, and Almond Pilaf

We’re puppy sitting this week, which is pretty much my favorite thing.  I think maybe I am going to steal him, and not give him back. Because he is hilarious, and makes me crack up constantly.  My sister, his actual owner, jokes about how he is a Muppet a lot, which he pretty much is. 

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How to Freeze Brown Rice

How to Freeze Brown Rice

Two things that most people know about me is that my favorite place is Disney World, and that I am obsessed with healthy food.  But as much as I love healthy food (like I got way too excited this week when I found out I was getting spring garlic in my produce box this week. 

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Vegan Spring Recipes

Vegan Spring Recipes

The most amazing thing happened this week.  I opened my window!! I may be easily excitable.  I often find myself acting like a puppy who gets so happy and excited by little things like people walking into the room. But seriously, it was a good reason to be excited.  We had a couple of days

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Vegan Peanut Sriracha Coleslaw

Vegan Peanut Sriracha Coleslaw

This slaw and I are having a moment.  Creamy, crunchy, spicy, with a little tart.. I’m also having a moment with this combo. I first made this a few weeks back during a time when the cabbage in my fridge was magical and everlasting.  It was kind of out of necessity because I somehow always

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Vegan Creamy Leek Pasta

Vegan Creamy Leek Pasta

My sense of humor hasn’t changed much as I got older.  Cheesy jokes get me every time.  It wasn’t until I was a full blown adult that I found out that the joke about Fozzie Bear’s jokes is that they are bad.  I always thought he was so hilarious.  I still find myself laughing inappropriately

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Happy Brain Foods

Happy Brain Foods

I heart round up posts.  All week I look forward to when my beloved Disney Blog does their “Saturday Six”.  It doesn’t hurt that Saturday Six posts also mean it’s Saturday, which means waffles and relaxation.  Which is pretty much the same thing as pure joy.  So I am going to jump on this whole

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Tummy Tonic

Tummy Tonic

As humans, we all have tummy troubles from time to time.  (All you non humans would enjoy this recipe too, but just for yummy reasons, because clearly you are an alien.. I mean, do you even have a stomach?) There are a few foods that can really help when you are having digestive upset: bananas,

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Vegan Spring Quinoa

Vegan Spring Quinoa

It’s official.  Even though I am not sure the weather got the memo yet, it’s Spring!!  And it’s the most popular topic of conversation for every person in North America.  The idea of wearing short sleeves has never been more exciting.  (Like, seriously, I can not wait) And I am so excited that I had

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Vegan Falafel Salad

Vegan Falafel Salad

I am such a sucker for falafel.  It’s one of my favorite foods (if you are keeping count I have a lot of favorites, clearly I really love food).  Over the weekend we walked passed by a falafel place and then I couldn’t get falafel out of my brain.  Did I mention I love food? 

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Vegan Carrot Cake Salad

Vegan Carrot Cake Salad

I think I can finally convince even non believers that salad for breakfast is where it’s at. I am seriously hooked on this salad.  I am on kind of a raisin kick right now (it took me a while to get over the inner child that cringed at raisin things, even though I do still

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Green Orange Juice

Green Orange Juice

I have been getting the most beautiful citrus fruit lately.  And sometimes I love cutting it up and eating it like a salad (grapefruit segments with maple syrup and walnuts is pretty much the best thing that ever happened to grapefruit for breakfast).  And other times I am less motivated and I just want yummy

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