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Wheat Berry Corn and Zucchini Salad

This wheat berry, corn, and zucchini salad was born, like so many great things, of necessity. I was thinking about making a “zoodles” salad out of spiralized zucchini, corn, cheese, and cilantro. Then I got out my spiralizer attachment, which … Continue reading

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Vegan Cinnamon Swirl Banana Muffins

I decided to make these vegan cinnamon swirl banana muffins the other day when I had a lot of almond milk to use up, and two very ripe bananas. I was going to make banana bread, but I feel like … Continue reading

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PB and Jam Oats

My breakfasts during quarantine have been…how do I say…eclectic. One day I’m eating an everything bagel with avocado, the next I’m having chocolate covered doughnuts. In a way, that’s really good because it breaks me out of my usual routine. … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies from Levee Baking Co.

The other day, I got really worked up about a piece in Esquire about how the restaurant revolution is ending. I’m not sure why, aside from the fact that it was a huge insult to anyone living in the Midwest and … Continue reading

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Kale Sweet Potato Lentil Stew

This soup is a product of St. Louis weather being…well…crazy. Last week it snowed (I think? It’s been a blur), and this week it’s 60-70 degrees and sunny. I guess I should expect this, as I’ve lived in St. Louis … Continue reading

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Vegan Clementine Cake

The first thing you should know about this vegan clementine cake is that it really looks as orange inside as in the picture. The second thing you should know is that it’s one of the best things I’ve ever made. … Continue reading

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Vegan Breakfast Cookies from The First Mess

I spent the last two weeks the most sick I’ve been in years. Call it stress; call it bad luck; probably call it working at a university full-time where there are lots and lots of germs. One way or another, … Continue reading

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Vegan Samoa Shepherd’s Pie

I have been SLACKING with my blog posts lately. Part of it is because, believe it or not, I got tendonitis in my thumb. The hazards of a writer’s life are real. The other part is, I’ve just been really … Continue reading

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Herbed Quinoa Salad with Roasted Carrots and Pomegranate

When the weather gets slightly warmer and fresh herbs and vegetables are in season, I start making lots of salad. This herbed quinoa salad is one of my favorite things I’ve made lately. The recipe comes from a blog I … Continue reading

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Golden Coconut Broth Bowls from The First Mess

When I saw this recipe for golden coconut broth bowls on The First Mess the other day, I knew I had to make it. In the blog post, Laura from The First Mess talks about how she made the soup … Continue reading

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