Fall Sweet Potato and Kale Sushi

Septemblur. That’s all I have to say about this last month of summer. A good month for certain, but even more certainly, a fast one ....more

Tofu Banh Mi Collard Wraps with Wasabi Peanut Sauce

Certain neighborhoods of Philly are infiltrated with Banh mi. The classic Vietnamese sandwich essentially acts as the Chipotle of the Asian food world, but even cheaper. You walk in, select your “meat”, and leave within 5-10 minutes with an aluminum wrapped, $5 foot-long sandwich, ready to be eaten ....more

Smoky Black Bean Burgers With Herb Yogurt Sauce

I’ve been writing a recipe column for Today’s Dietitian, and September’s edition features a somewhat controversial veggie from my childhood days...more

Asian Broccoli and Eggplant with Tempeh

As I relayed in my last post, I made a big move last weekend. In reality I guess it could’ve been bigger. Me, and all my stuff, simply switched neighborhoods in my current city of Philadelphia ....more

Moving

“How much sunlight do you get in this room? Is there any natural light in the kitchen? Does that tree make the living room super dark?” Yep —...more

Ratatouille with Herb Corn Topping

After last post’s summer-in-a-bowl, I was immediately ready for round two. When the growing seasons’s at its prime, produce combinations fare to rarely ever bore me. As [insert singer of your choice here] says, “Gotta get it while the gettin’s good.” In the August, the garden is good, and my fork is gettin’ it ....more

Zucchini Noodles with Summer Sauce and Avocado Cream

Pasta la vista wheat noodles. There’s a new, much lighter, more summery, awesome-sauce pasta in town. And it goes by the name of Zucchini Noodles ....more

Toasted Wheat Berry and Summer Herb Salad

What’s a wheat berry? Remember that time back in 5th grade, when you entered that gum-chewing marathon, and you tried to fit a whole roll of Bubble Tape in your mouth? And remember how your jaw felt afterwards? ...more

Basil and Black Soybean Hummus

Slowly. Day by day. I’m getting one step closer to turning into a cucumber ....more

Sesame Soba Noodles with Cucumbers and Roasted Eggplant

I’ve never been good at desk jobs. My brain says yes. But my body says no ....more