vegan

I love dessert. I’m open about my love affair with sweet stuff. I rarely test recipes because I always end up loving everything I make and eating way more than 1 or 2 servings worth… Problems people who work from home only understand. This vegan pumpkin truffle is no different. The holidays are always my excuse […]

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I used to hate the saying, “comfort food.” It is an overused term on a local TV show in Boston, given to just about any dish that appears to be high in fat and calories. Why not just call it food made by a person who could care less what you put in your mouth […]

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When it comes to fall weekends in addition to pumpkin everything, wings, burgers, dips, sausages and more might come to mind thanks to tailgating season. My favorite guilty treat are nachos. I like knowing where my ingredients come from and making them at home satisfies my craving. Unlike it’s restaurant counterpart, this recipe has zero […]

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I love eating vegetarian a few times a week. As Michael Pollan famously said, “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” Eating vegetarian is also cheaper than buying meat for most meals. I love buying packs of veggie burgers as a way to make sure that I’m getting enough protein since I’m terrible at cooking […]

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Who doesn’t love pizza right? While I admit I only order it if I’m hungover (because it tastes so much better), I enjoy making my own healthier versions regularly at home for an on the go snack especially if my nephews are in town.  I’ve mentioned in the past that I am not the biggest […]

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How is it already the middle of August! Just last week I was down the Cape with my family going to the beach and taking a much needed vacation from being connected to social media 24/7. Since I’ve been quiet on the sm front, here is what you might have missed…  I got to spend […]

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My favorite course is always dessert, especially when visiting vegan restaurants. To non-vegans this may sound crazy. Vegans know how to make the best tasting faux-cream treats that do not leave you feeling bloated and tired, like you just ate way too much. Of course when I go to vegan restaurants I eat way too […]

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I’ve always envied morning people. It has always been a challenge for me to get up no matter what time it is. For the past year, I’ve been having fun teaching classes at 8 or 9 am most days of the week. Despite hitting snooze at least twice, I know it is important for me to […]

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One of my most popular recipes on here is my copy cat recipes featuring the Ginger Nama Shoya Special sauce from Life Alive in Cambridge, MA. Life Alive is one of only a handful of vegetarian restaurants in the Boston area. Every meal I have ordered has been amazing. Tonight, I decided to recreate their […]

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Am I the only one that hates the feeling of chia seeds grinding in between your teeth? I like the taste of chia pudding, but the texture not so much. It is a perfect sweet treat at the end of a clean eating day. Naturally gluten free and vegan, I was curious what would happen […]

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