Archive | October, 2010

Kelp Noodle and Vegetable Stir Fry

A few months ago my mom and I ran across kelp noodles in Whole Foods and decided to buy them. The package had been sitting in my fridge or a few weeks, until the other day when I decided to try it out. These kelp noodles are by Sea Tangle, a company that has been […]

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Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin muffins are a must in October. Simply a must. Just likeĀ  Starbucks’ spiced pumpkin latte or carving jack-o’-lanterns. And not only are these gluten-free, vegan and delicious, but they also make your house smell incredible. I’ve been wanting to make these for about a week, but I didn’t have the flour. So last night […]

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Cheesy Vegetable and Potato Casserole

Gooey, cheesy goodness is not usually something you associate with vegan food. And I know I always figured I could never eat a casserole again (the cheese, the milk, the cream, the eggs, the etc.) But, of course, I was wrong. With the right ingredients, anything is possible. This recipe was inspired by Go Dairy […]

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Lamb Chops with Mint Salsa Verde

So the other day, I was overwhelmed by food websites. A friend introduced me to Food Gawker, I salivated over Food Porn Daily, and I spent over an hour looking at Saveur.com‘s recipes. I could not wait to get the time, get to the store, and cook cook cook! In fact, I decided to take […]

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Chocolate Acorn Squash Baked Custard

The original recipe is from Manifest:Vegan. There were several setbacks in making this delicious dessert. One, I think the squash I used were too big, because I ended up with a lot. Two, I lack a food processor–blenders just aren’t the same. Three, I made this for multiple people and I had to multiply the […]

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Potato and Cabbage Soup

Autumn is the time for soups (there’s no denying a warm bowl on a chilly night). It’s also a season super packed with schoolwork. Since I usually cook for one (unless my roommates walk in the kitchen), I made this pot of soup in mind to last me through most of the week. Making one […]

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Van’s Natural Foods’ Gluten-Free Waffles

Once upon a time there was girl. The girl was sad. She couldn’t eat very many things without her treacherous tummy tying itself into knots and knots. She had to give up basic foods like bread, milk and eggs. Her tummy felt good, but her heart did not. No more pancakes for breakfast. No more […]

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Palak Chole (Chickpeas with Spinach)

What is palak chole, you ask? For those of you who aren’t as familiar, palak chole is an Indian dish that combines fresh greens with protein-rich chickpeas (garbanzo beans). The tender peas go perfectly with the spicy spinach gravy. There are several variations to the palak chole basic recipe, most depending on spices. But this […]

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Curried Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin is the quintessential October food. I don’t think there’s any way to get around October without bumping into this winter squash: Halloween decorations, pumpkin pie, jack-o’-lanterns, hay rides … These babies are everywhere. They’re also delicious. And for more than just pies. Granted, I’ve had pumpkin muffins before (look for them relatively soon on […]

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Chicken with Balsamic Peppers

I’ve come to find that I adore peppers. On pizza, chopped fresh in a salad, in a stir fry, in anything, really. And with the chicken and balsamic sauce in this recipe, I’ve become an even bigger fan. I made this the other day for dinner, and my friends devoured it. It also smells heavenly. […]

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