Although we eat dinner together most evenings, sometimes John and I crave different things. It's no secret that I generally want something healthy and light and he is desiring something a bit more satisfying.
Most nights I can whip up something that's a compromise - something filling but with tons of veggies like black bean tacos, Pad Thai or pizza. But other nights, we agree to disagree and go ... Read More →
When in Bali last year we stumbled upon this super hippy dippy vegan cafe just 10 minutes from our villa.
During our stay we ordered delivery many times and even went in for breakfast one morning, primarily to gawk at all of their organic baked goods. One item I knew I had to try the moment I saw it was their vegan mud pie. ... Read More →
I can't say I've ever been to India (though Wes Anderson has me dying to go).
Nor can I even say I've eaten at that many authentic Indian restaurants.
But I have tried a curry or two in my day and I know what I like in one.
This recipe is a mix of everything I love about curry all rolled into one pan. ... Read More →
I am not the type of girl that just orders a salad every time we go out.
I used to be that girl, but that was when I used to be over concerned about my thighs touching. No more. If I'm hungry, give me a burger. Half burger, half ketchup, that is, with tons o' fries. Then I'm a happy patron. ... Read More →
I've had a fairly easy time giving up a lot of my favorite dairy-containing foods over the last year (yogurt, ice cream, cheese), but pasta and pizza have been tough ones for me. Pizza, I've recently discovered, works great cheese-less with a healthy shake of vegan parmesan. But pasta has mainly stumped me...until now. ... Read More →
We just celebrated our fourth wedding anniversary and it caused me to reflect on our early days of marriage, living in Portland in late spring, early summer. I made us breakfast most mornings - just like I do now - and we'd sit and talk with the windows open before getting to the day's tasks. I discovered early on John isn't a pancake guy. The thing is, I'm a pancake girl. But our common ground? ... Read More →