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posted by on Lunch, Mark Bittman, Uncategorized, Vegging In

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Mark Bittman, one of my favorite food writers, had this picture of himself and his lunch posted on his New York Times Bitten Blog: Why is this seemingly simple picture worth noting? Bitten writer Suzanne Lenzer loved the fact that he “cooked” this meal using the Times’ office microwave! Hopefully this offers some inspiration to [...]

posted by on Indian, Travels, Vegging In

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Berlin is a fabulous city, but I’m probably the worst person to go there because I don’t eat meat (most of the time) and I don’t drink. But on the plus side, cooking at my friend’s apartment made it feel like I lived there…and it’s budget-friendly! One night we cooked an Indian feast. My friend made chicken [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Travels, Vegging In

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Here begins a series of posts from my lovely trip to Berlin last week. I took time out of my busy eating schedule to document all of the fantastic grub I ate. So here goes… When you think Germany, you think a.) beer and b.) meat, specially bratwurst, currywurst, lots of wurst. And you’re right. [...]

posted by on Mexican, Vegging In

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! In celebration of this fiesta, me and my fellow chef cooked a Mexican feast this weekend. The guacamole provides a healthy dose of monosaturated fats (the good kind of fat!) and the tacos get its protein from a yummy black bean spread. And not only is it pretty healthy, but it’s simple [...]

posted by on Dinner, Thai, Vegging In

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Though I love trying new things, when I go to a Thai restaurant, I almost always get a tofu and veggie stir-fry of some sort. But with it I also get tons of unnecessary sodium, which is why I love making this dish at home. It has all the flavor of a restaurant stir-fry with much [...]

posted by on Dessert, Lower East Side, Vegging In

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I had mentioned agave in my chocolate chip, walnut, coconut recipe but what exactly is this new-age, gimmicky-sounding ingredient? Well, it’s no gimmick. It’s a savior for dessert fiends! Agave nectar is a plant-derived sweetener that’s praised for its low glycemic index, meaning it doesn’t cause as big of a spike in your blood sugar as [...]