What a busy, vegan college student eats . . .

I love to cook and bake, but oftentimes I get too busy to make things that are kind of time-consuming. I’m a junior in college, and this semester has been especially crazy – I’ve been taking microbiology, anatomy, Scientific Principles of Food, Nutrition Through the Lifecycle, Applied General Nutrition (can you tell I’m a nutrition […]

Virgin Rose Cocktail

One of the prettiest ways to serve a drink woud have to be in the form of a cocktail. There’s just something about a clear glass filled with a simple (or complex!) drink, garnished with fruit or berries, herbs or vegetables, etc. etc. I personally like mildly sweet, fruity drinks. However, being underage (with less […]

Sweet ‘n Sour Stir-fry – With a Lime-y Twist

Sweet ‘n Sour. Mmmm . . . such a delicious combination. When I got home from work today, I was craving the flavors of my favorite Chinese dish. I have a bottle of sweet ‘n sour sauce in my pantry, but unfortunately, it has a flavor reminiscent of Spaghetti-O’s – yummy in their own right […]

No-Cook Stuffed Portabellas with Homemade Sauce

I love going grocery shopping; I find it fun to roam about the produce section, imagining what sorts of delicious foods I can create with the various colorful, fresh ingredients. Yesderday was one of those occasions: From a local farm stand, I bought red and golden beets (three bunches all together!), cucmber, and 3 different varieties of […]

Bulgur, Tofu & Every-Veggie-Under-The-Sun Pilaf

Okay, so maybe not ALL the veggies under the sun are in this pilaf, but let me tell you . . . there’s a LOT.  If you didn’t get your recommended daily servings of veggies, I highly suggest making this. It’s something that I concocted for dinner when my family was having tuna-noodle casserole. Their food […]

Garbanzo Beans for Breakfast? YES.

Back in March, after purchasing a new Magic Bullet, I was tinkering around in the kitchen trying to figure out which foods would most enjoy being pulverized for the next morning’s breakfast. At the time, I was thinking simultaneously about protein shakes and Chocolate-Covered Katie’s “Cookie Dough Dip,” which used garbanzo beans and nut butter to make […]