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healthy fridge feature #1 [meg].

healthy fridge feature #1 [meg].

Finally! Something I’ve been wanting to post for awhile: healthy fridge inspiration from some of the most nutritionally-minded people I know! I was inspired by the good people at Well+GoodNYC, who present a celebrity Refrigerator Lookbook every few weeks. I thought it might be fun to include something on the blog to show that regular … Continue reading

an easter side: basil avocado quinoa.

an easter side: basil avocado quinoa.

Happy Easter, everyone!  Michael and I returned from a quick trip to PA this weekend [so relaxing!] For a decidedly non-vegan holiday (egg dyeing, butter carving, a ham…), Easter with the family is delightful! As anyone with food intolerances or specific preferences knows, food-centric holidays with folks who don’t necessarily eat like you do can … Continue reading

gratitude for grounding.

gratitude for grounding.

Have you had days [or weeks or months] where things just feel like too much? You’re overwhelmed. Everything seems to come at you at once. What used to make sense no longer does. And you can’t figure out how to keep afloat in the midst of things you feel you can’t control? It’s in these … Continue reading

roasted tomato garlic quinoa.

roasted tomato garlic quinoa.

I have been on a tomato bender ALL week – I’ve had the most intense craving for them. Salsa, cherry tomatoes, pasta sauce with beans… I’ve covered much of the standard tomato gamut in the last several days. [I suppose this is symptomatic of giving up sugar: my cravings for whole foods have amplified — … Continue reading

a twist on miso soup.

a twist on miso soup.

It’s unusually Vancouver-like in NYC today: cold, rainy, windy… lacking in mountains, though. Oddly enough, I had a great catchup with a friend from the west coast over tea this morning — it felt like home! I was thoroughly frozen by the time I got back to the apartment and decided to whip up something … Continue reading