Archive for the ‘Vegging In’ Category

posted by on Baking, Chocolate, Dessert, Dinner party, Fruit, Parties, Sides, Snacks, Vegging In

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With a friend visiting and my first free weekend in a long time, I decided to finally host the appetizer and dessert party I’ve been wanting to for so long. It involved many, many…many hours in the kitchen, but it was totally worth it. On the menu: Appetizers Goat cheese, tomato and mint bruschetta (made [...]

posted by on Dinner, Entrees, Indian, Protein, Tofu, Vegetables, Vegging In

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I once had a tofu steak dish at Asia de Cuba but it was so salty that I was determined to make my own version that’d be healthier and tastier. So with a fresh cube of extra firm tofu and a not-as-fresh but still usable pack of rosemary, I decided tonight was as good a [...]

posted by on American, Meat, Sandwiches, Sides, Vegetables, Vegging In

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Turkey bacon used to be a fixture in my breakfasts, but after ditching it for other protein sources like smoothies and Greek yogurt, it had been a while since I had the salty little strips. Always ready to satisfy a craving, I picked up some all-natural (no antibiotics, vegetarian-fed, etc.) turkey bacon to add to [...]

posted by on Baking, Dessert, Dinner, Italian, Vegetables, Vegging In

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Friday sounds like the weekend but it’s actually one of the most tiring days of the week—for me anyway. It’s the end of five days of work and most likely when you’re at your most tired. Since I’m so lazy on Fridays, I like to sit around in my pajamas which means cook at home [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Fast & Easy, Vegging In

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I’ve been known to play Mom sometimes in the sense that I’m always prepared, whether it’s carrying an umbrella most everywhere I go or packing snacks for those late-in-the-day hunger pangs. So yes, I’ll admit that I love to plan. And mapping out a healthy and satisfying breakfast for each morning is one of the [...]

posted by on Comfort Food, Dinner, Entrees, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Vegetables, Vegging In

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Last night, since I had more time than usual to make dinner, I took the time to peruse my cookbooks and tear sheets from magazines. Lo and behold, for the first time, I came across a recipe for which I had 99% of the ingreidnets. Usually I don’t have a spice or scallions or something, [...]