African Spiced Yellow Split Pea and Sweet Potato Soup

It’s appropriate that I’m posting this recipe–a beautifully...more

End of Summer Plum and Blackberry Crisp (Gluten Free)

Technically speaking, this is a “back to school” post, though it’s hard not to...more

Weekend Reading, 8.30.15

Happy Sunday, everyone. I’ve had a good weekend so far, a combination of rest and work. I purposefully took Friday off from my nutrition clients...more

Maple Vanilla Quinoa Porridge with Fresh Figs

Porridges are my go-to breakfast all year round, so it seems a little silly for me to make a special to-do about them as we head into September. But I think there’s something special about a bowl of warm cereal on a cool, crisp autumn morning–a particular kind of comfort and satisfaction. New York was hot and muggy at the start of this week, but when I woke up and stepped outside this morning it was dry and cool and brightly sunny ....more

Totally Addictive Creamy Cashew Carrot Dressing

Last summer and this summer, my boyfriend and I made a journey to Provincetown, to visit his family. Among P-Town’s many charms–long stretches of beach, restaurants and shops aplenty, a cluster of fantastic coffee shops, bustling nightlife–is 141 Market on Bradford Street,...more

Weekend Reading, 8.23.15

Happy Sunday, everyone. It’s so hard to believe that we’re headed into the last days of August–the summer months...more

Creamy Polenta with Barbecue Tofu and Mango and Heirloom Tomato Salsa

This is a copycat version of a dinner I made last summer, right before Steven and I moved home to New York. It was barbecue tofu served over a creamy bed of polenta. I’d glazed the tofu in a thick, sweet mango...more

Comfort Food: Quinoa with Garlic Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Chickpeas

To some extent, I think of the food that I post on this blog as “comfort food,” in the sense that my recipes always grow out of personal likes and dislikes, food that feeds my spirit and makes me happy. A lot of the recipes I share these days are meals that Steven and I have enjoyed enough to repeat a few times, which means that they’re familiar and comforting to us. But today’s recipe deserves a special “comfort food” designation, because it’s such a perfect expression of flavors and ingredients that I love and return to, again and again ....more

Weekend Reading, 8.16.15

Happy Sunday, and happy weekend. I hope this edition of weekend reading finds everyone well! I’m on my back from a weekend with family, and enjoying these reads and food photos along the way ....more

15 Simple, Affordable, and Protein Rich Combinations of Plant Foods

No matter how often vegans are instructed not to worry about protein, it’s an issue that tends to come up again and again. It can be tempting to laugh the protein question...more