Posts tagged as: quick/easy/cheap

My Top 3 Go-To Quick + Healthy Meals For Busy Week Nights

February 17th, 2015 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

This is me in grad school, basically. Ahhh, graduate school. So far you have managed to live up to every terrifying horror story, every silly cliche, every comedic profundity. You have squashed my fragile ego, spat on my starry-eyed aspirations, and laughed at me when I’ve stubbed my toes. And I’ve stubbed many toes. But [...]

Recipe: Creamy Vegan Butternut (Or Any Winter Squash) Alfredo

November 18th, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

Well, it’s official. Even here in the magical weather bubble that is southern California, autumn is upon us. And thus, I am flush with all my autumn favorites! Kale, rainbow chard, parsley and cilantro (those are maybe a “California autumn” thing), carrots, and onions are dominating my weekly CSA box these days. Oh, and squash. [...]

Recipe: Fermented Salsa (Raw + Vegan)

September 23rd, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

Fermented salsa is something I’ve been dying to try for years. Years I tell ya! But, well, you know how it goes – life is busy and timing is tough. I long ago realized that I work on a very extended timeline. As in, the average length of time between the first kernel of an [...]

Recipe: Creamy Coconut Curry Red Lentil Dahl

April 8th, 2014 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

This is one of my very favorite recipes, and one that I’ve considered posting about a million and a half times. But the reason I’ve never posted it is because 1. It’s super ridiculously easy, and for some reason I have a mental block around posting recipes that seem “too easy” (it feels like cheating), [...]

Recipe: Rich and Creamy Coconut Peanut Butter

August 20th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

There is a certain well-known vegan company that makes a certain peanut butter product that is almost certainly laced with crack cocaine, because it is so certainly addictive. I kid! Seriously please don’t sue me. I just really, really adore that coconut peanut butter in a really really addiction-level way. Sweet and smooth and oh-so-rich, [...]