Tag Archives: Vegan

Tiny Kitchen Adventures: Vegetarian Phở


Before we moved, Shaun warned me the new kitchen was “tiny.” When I saw it for the first time, I realized I had a lesson or two to teach him about center-city apartments: the kitchen is not “tiny” by city standards. I was actually impressed! But in my excitement, I forgot about the elephant in […]

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This Post is (Almost) All About Food and Philly.


There’s been a lot of food in my life between weddings, five days of work orientation/events and – wait for it – passing the bar. Shaun and I are excited to report [after about 24 hours of obsessively refreshing the PA Board of Law Examiners’ website] that our names are actually on the list of “successful […]

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Back to Cooking, Sort of.


Before leaving for Europe I got hooked on eating raw, vegan meals. During the time around the bar exam this included mostly smoothies and simple salads with seeds, nuts, and seasonal vegetables, and raw hummus and nut butter. It was a meal plan inspired by a nutrition program I took part in at the Eat! center […]

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Oops.


Sometimes I make mistakes when labeling a recipe “vegan” or “vegetarian” on the blog. I’ve got some pretty awesome readers [I’m looking at you, Lauren], who happily call me out when I forgot I threw an egg white in or used whey instead of soy. I love being called out, although it’s probably indicative of […]

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Sunday Comfort Food


Guess who’s back? The e-vet called this morning around 8:30 to let us know Grady kept food down all night and we could take him home. He’s on strict bedrest for the next two weeks and has so many pills we actually made a Google document with a schedule, but at least he’s in our […]

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A Very Vegan Fat Tuesday [Almost…]


So, at first blush, you might think veganizing this holiday is antithetical to the logic behind it. Aren’t we supposed to eat all the fatty, sugary, nasty crap in our house so we can fast in the coming weeks? Well, depends who you ask. But I like to think that Vegan Fat Tuesday still conforms […]

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BBQ Tofu & Slaw Wraps


The key to a good lettuce wrap is a firm lettuce. I’m usually  fond of napa cabbage for wraps, but Shaun found this romaine lettuce at Whole Foods that we couldn’t pass up. It made long wraps, but delicious ones. It certainly doesn’t hold a candle to the Fu-Q BBQ at Barbeque Exchange, but it’s definitely […]

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Spicy Horseradish Hummus


This Superbowl snack was inspired by a recent purchase by Shaun from Stanley’s Market in Toledo, Ohio – a place he remembers well from his childhood. He picked up a few treats for us [kielbasa, pierogies and horseradish] from the Polish market when he sent his dad some sausage as a birthday gift. The horseradish […]

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Vegan Pimento


My first real experience with pimento cheese dip [other than free samples at Kroger] was at Tupelo Honey Cafe in Asheville over New Year’s. What’s not to love about mayo and cheese? But it got me thinking: what if I could re-create the flavor and texture without the cheese and mayo? Booya, vegan pimento “cheese” […]

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A Very Vegan Superbowl


The last time the Giants and the Patriots played against one another in a Superbowl it was 2008 and I was living in the Czech Republic. Not to be deterred by the six-hour time difference, my friends and I trekked to a random Czech bar with big TVs and tons of ex-pats and watched the […]

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