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Chinese Scallion Pancakes

I love all Asian foods, from Chinese to Japanese to Korean and Indonesian and Thai. Maybe because my last name is Lee? In college I always used to get invited to the Asian Alliance meetings, until I showed up one day! Jaws dropped, laughing ensued, no more invitations sent. I decided to make one of my favorite things to eat when I go to a good Chinese restaurant, scallion pancakes. Who does not love fried dough of one sort or another? Every culture has a version of fried dough, either sweet or savory, deep fried or pan fried, filled or plain. And let’s be honest, you have most people’s attention at the word fried....more
That's a funny story. And your scallion pancakes look delicious!more

Vegan new you can use (1/22/12) + Lunch at Garden Cafe in Woodstock, NY

Happy Sunday morning! I love sharing news bites and links with you each week and have some fun ones that I will get to in a moment. Promise! First, I wanted to quickly wrap up my weekend. I shared my snowy morning on the farm with you yesterday.View from The Guesthouse kitchen at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary...more

Good Morning from the Farm

Good snowy morning!Last night I drove upstate to attend a party celebrating the opening of The Guesthouse at the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. It was a fabulous event (Jenny Brown’s artichoke dip rocked and so did the carrot cupcakes made by a local supporter)! As the party was winding down I climbed the stairs to The Olivia Room–to enjoy my first stay at the charming guesthouse. Within 10 minutes under the covers I suddenly had two bedmates....more

Sweet Potato and Pepper Stew

Pepper and Sweet Potato StewI grew up having sweet potatoes as a Thanksgiving staple.  I know a lot of people with some version of the sweet potato casserole recipe topped with either marshmallow or brown sugar and pecans.  As good as it is that way, I have added them to my diet in more healthful ways.  They are very versatile and are good both savory dishes and sweet dishes....more

Almond Slaw

Hey y'all! How is everyone? Two days until Friday and I can't wait.This week has been so long and crazy at work ... I'm looking forward to the weekend.Last Wednesday I promised y'all my recipe for almond slaw.Sorry for the delay, but here it is:Almond Slawprep time: 5 minutescook time: 0 minutesserving size: 1Ingredients1 cup slaw {either pre-packaged or make your own}1 tsp almond butter1 tsp olive oil...more

Miami Nice: Healthy Dining Hot Spots

My hometown of Miami is finally getting on a healthier kick! And I have to say, it was worth the wait! With a plethora of healthy, vegan and even raw places to dine, Miami is definitely becoming a force to be reckoned with in the veg world....more

Raw Zucchini Pesto Pasta

Looking to get all the flavor and satisfaction from your favorite pasta but looking to cut out the calories and starch? Eat all the pasta you want with this raw zucchini pasta! It’s easy, colorful, full of flavor and best of all, mega healthy! Leave the guilt behind and indulge in this yummalicious new way to make an Italian fave!...more