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August 7th, 2013

Quick Dinner: Balsamic Steak Kabobs

IMG_0227I don’t have a washing machine. And it stinks. It means that every once in a while I have to give up a weeknight, and go hang out at the laundromat. Fun fact: This trip was prompted by me spilling simple syrup all over my jeans at work (for an AMAZING recipe you’ll see in our October/November issue!). Read the rest of this entry »

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August 6th, 2013

Easy-Peasy Tomato Sauce

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I’m a sale shopper. I love getting a good deal, and my closet can attest to this. I especially love when I go to my local farm market and find large amounts of produce on sale because it’s not as pretty, or about to go bad (not bad yet, just about to be). I’m saving money and the environment at the same time! I’m like a superhero. Read the rest of this entry »

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October 3rd, 2011

Meatless Monday: (Vegan!) Butternut Squash and Spinach Pasta

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Alright, I’ve been on a bit of a spinach kick as of late. I’m aware of this and I’m seeking treatment. But spinach is such a great filler in in meatless dishes, and combined with butternut squash, this dish has a one-two punch of meatless and veggie-full (even the pasta has vegetables!).

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August 29th, 2011

Why I Do Meatless Monday (and you should too!)

For those of you who don’t know, Meatless Monday is a movement to remove meat from the average American’s diet one day a week, reducing consumption by 15%. I started out doing Meatless Mondays, and now my boyfriend and I eat meatless all the time (you’ve probably noticed that most of the recipes on this blog are either meatless or easily converted). It may seem like a strange proposition, especially to people who think vegetarians are crazy, but trust me, there are more reasons to do Meatless Monday than just to reduce the killing of animals (although that is a great reason). In fact, here are five: Read the rest of this entry »

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August 23rd, 2011

Roasted Corn Without a Grill

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I can’t remember if I’ve made this confession or not, but I live in an apartment. Without any land. Or even a balcony. Basically, I live as indoors as possible. The plus side is zero upkeep (and no bugs!). But one of the many downsides is that I don’t have a grill. Summer dinners on the grill are the best – just throw on some meat and wrap the veggies in aluminum. Grilled dinners allowed my summertime to be as lazy as I wanted it to be. But no more. Read the rest of this entry »

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