Baking & cooking with an enthusiastic amateur

Chile Lime Penne

The tart and spicy flavors make this dish a robust main course, complete with cool, creamy avocado on top. It’s perfect for a quick meal when it’s too hot to use your oven.

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Seitan Tikka Masala

In about half an hour, you can make a delicious vegan version of a popular Indian take-out dish!

August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Seitan & Lentil Tacos

Vegan tacos are really easy to make with lentils, Upton’s seitan, and spices! Served in blue corn taco shells with colorful veggies on top, they’re sure to please omnivores and veg*ns alike!

August 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Fennel Faux Meatballs

Just because you’re a vegetarian doesn’t mean you can’t have pasta and meatballs any more! Fennel is the not-at-all-secret ingredient to make these easy, meat-free meatballs pop!

July 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Shrimp Fried Rice

While I don’t think I’ll ever lose my love of the occasional Chinese food late-night delivery, being able to cook one of the staples any time I want is a great way to save money and customize it to my liking!

July 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ginger & Coriander Veggies

Fresh vegetables should not be underestimated! A trio of carrot, onion, and pepper is joined by frozen spinach and a few spices for an incredibly easy and veggie-filled dish that’s perfect over lentils or rice.

July 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Shrimp & Baby Spinach Salad

Sometimes I find it a challenge to eat enough vegetables over the course of the day. By using a colorful combination of baby spinach, carrots, and red pepper, all topped with shrimp, I pulled together a bright and healthy salad with plenty of veggies!

July 3, 2012 · Leave a comment