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No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie (vegan + gluten free)

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Just in time for the summer holiday weekend, here’s a fun new recipe: a No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie that is vegan & gluten free to boot! This easy no-bake pie is perfect for summer days when you don't want to heat up the oven but still want something that looks fancy. ;) Continue Reading …

Sunshine Running & Ingredient Potluck Dinners

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You know what I’m really appreciating this week after missing them last week? Two things: sunshine and running. Yesterday morning, I met my friend Sarah downtown for an early run. We were both so happy to see the beautiful sun finally came back out to play after such a gloomy and wet stretch here in DC! Continue Reading …

Creamy Vegan Garlic & Herb Pasta

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A few weeks ago, the DC area dietetic association I’m a member of had a fall networking potluck. Originally, I was thinking of bringing some sort of quinoa, bean, or kale salad. And then I realized: wait. I’m going to an event full of dietitians… there is likely going to be WAY too much along the lines of quinoa, beans, and kale. So instead, Continue Reading …

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread Recipe

I first fell in love with Irish soda bread when I was, as you might guess, in Ireland. Back when I was teaching English in Prague in 2009, I spent a long weekend in Ireland with a friend and fellow teacher, Jackie. The two of us had a wonderful time, staying in cute little B&Bs and exploring the beautiful countryside and small towns. Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato & Lentil Coconut Curry

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I always feel really awkward writing recipe posts. I mean, how many ways can you say something is delicious? I guess it’s just easier for me to wax poetic about my runs and beautiful scenery than it is to describe a recipe. ;) But for real, friends: this really was delicious. Introducing a new favorite: Sweet Potato Lentil Coconut Curry! It’s Continue Reading …

A Homemade Vegan Feast

On Tuesday evening, I was reunited with my friend Gena! For the past few months, Gena and I have settled nicely into having weekly yoga, food, or walking dates, but since we’ve both been traveling a lot the past month it had been way too long since we’d hung out. I missed her so! Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Salad

As you guys know, I’m not really into recipes that take longer than about 15 minutes to prepare. I finally hit the grocery store for provisions last night, but yesterday at lunch time I was staring into our (almost empty) fridge and spied some sweet potatoes. In the cabinet, we had black beans and quinoa. And thus this simple and easy recipe was Continue Reading …

4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad

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Get ready. This is going to blow your mind. 4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad – you officially have no more excuses for eating fast food for dinner. :) 4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad In a bowl, mix together: Cooked quinoa Salsa Hummus (any flavor) Chickpeas (canned – drained and rinsed) And that’s it. Seriously! Continue Reading …