Tag Archives: easily vegan

salted caramel pumpkin chocolate chip cookie bars &108 things i love in this moment

it’s fall in the midwest. is there anything better? the leaves are turning colors & crunching below our boot-clad feet, the afternoon sun is still warming even as it sets a little earlier than it did the month before, & … Continue reading

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yellow cake with caramelized strawberries

is there anything better than strawberry season? i’m talking real strawberries–the kind of strawberries that only come between may & june, tiny but powerful, each bite a mouthful of sun-ripened sweetness. as soon as they arrived this year, i hoarded … Continue reading

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veggie lo mein

i can’t tell you how many times this year i’ve craved a good bowl (or takeout box) of veggie lo mein! it happens at least once a month, sometimes when i’m up late doing schoolwork & too busy to cook. … Continue reading

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spinach salad with pears, grapes, blue cheese & pistachios

i’ve been trying to eat more greens, but i always feel so uninspired when it comes to making salads. after resurrecting an old college fav–the signature salad from cosi–for a takeout dinner last week, i knew what would be in … Continue reading

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eggplant parmesan with homemade tomato sauce

this is one of my absolute favorite things to make for dinner. it’s rich & delicious, but doesn’t leave you feeling heavy since it’s vegetable-based. it’s easy, but kind of time-consuming, so i don’t make it that often. it takes … Continue reading

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garlic butter breadsticks

i’m the oldest of six kids, so ever since i was little, i’ve thrived in chaotic, bustling environments. my siblings are my best friends & it’s awesome because anywhere we go, we make our own fun. moving to madison was … Continue reading

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green bean & heirloom tomato caprese salad

this salad begins with the mystery of the missing buffalo mozzarella. Β tuesday afternoon i made a trip to whole foods to get some items i couldn’t find at trader joe’s. i left with a single bag of groceries in one … Continue reading

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slow-cooked spicy lentils with poached eggs

man, i miss syllabus week in undergrad! i spent most of yesterday working on my law review comment, a first draft of which is due on friday. it’s a wild beast that starts in a thousand different directions & i … Continue reading

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mixed greens with smoked salmon & roasted vegetables

if you haven’t noticed, i’m trying to be more health-conscious lately. it’s probably not your fault if you haven’t noticed, because i’m not exactly doing a great job with it (sweet potatoes in cream, anyone?). anyway, this recipe was an … Continue reading

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