Category Archives: Recipes

Black Bean Brownie Bites (gluten-free)

We are moving in a couple of weeks, and I am actively looking for ways to use up the canned goods in my pantry so we don’t have to pay to haul them 1,000 miles north. At a recent Harvest … Continue reading

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Zucchini Carrot Raisin Spelt Muffins

Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s Zucchini Spelt Muffins, from her Vegan Brunch cookbook, have long been a staple in our household. We make them almost weekly, and Zander eats them by the handful (we use a mini-muffin tin, because he loves the … Continue reading

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Chia Seed Jam Oat Bars

These subtly sweet gluten-free oat bars may be the most popular baked good I have made all year, and they’re incredibly easy–not to mention healthy enough to feel good about serving for breakfast! I love that the bottom and top … Continue reading

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Cheaters’ Minestrone Soup

Last night’s dinner was yet another idea found in a Whole Foods Market coupon booklet–a quick and easy way to make minestrone soup. I chopped up the fresh veggies for our soup the night before and stored them in the … Continue reading

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Mac ‘n Cheese Bites

A few days ago, I mentioned that I was going to try and veganize a Whole Foods Market recipe for mac ‘n cheese “lunch muffins.” As it turns out, I didn’t have to, because someone else had done all of … Continue reading

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Tuscan White Bean Hummus

Years ago, before Zander was born, Alex and I fell in love with the Tuscan Hummus at California Pizza Kitchen. Alex searched online and found a great copycat recipe by CD Kitchen, and we have been making it for ourselves … Continue reading

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Carrot Raisin Oatmeal Bites

Last week, while perusing the Whole Foods coupon booklet, I saw an idea for miniature mac ‘n cheese bites that sounds like a great use for leftover mac ‘n cheese. I plan to try and veganize that one later, but … Continue reading

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Tropical Turmeric Smoothie

Lately, I have been sort of addicted to turmeric smoothies. I drink them every single day! I had no idea how delicious these would taste, but I did know that turmeric is helpful with inflammation and has seemingly countless other … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta

I’m sorry that I never take the time to properly plate/photograph my food. On most days, it feels like a huge accomplishment just to remember to grab my iPhone and snap a quick photo of something before it gets gobbled … Continue reading

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Homemade Trail Mix

In addition to our favorite no-bake granola bars, Zander and I have been going through a lot of trail mix lately. We keep some in the car at all times for post-workout, swimming, or playground energy boosts. I like to … Continue reading

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