Decadent Turnips with Miso and Butter

The Turnip: Sweet, Buttery, Earthy

This summer was the first time I had ever tried cooking white turnips, thanks to our CSA farm box, and it has quickly become one of my favorite vegetables! It appears to be such a simple root and yet it can take on such an amazing texture and taste when quickly tossed in a pan with just a few ingredients. This is a vegetable that should not be underestimated! Continue reading

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Delicious and Comforting African Nut Soup

The Perfect Weeknight Meal

Last year, when I did the Portland to Coast relay, this soup was a major hit! After the 24-hour relay race, all 12 of us put up our feet and caught our breath at the beach-front house we rented. For dinner that night, I had a double batch of this delicious African Nut Soup premade; it was a perfect and no-stress way to celebrate our exhausting and fun experience together. By the end of the night, I had multiple people begging me for the recipe; I did the same the first night I ever had it! Continue reading

Vegan Cheesy Tomato Pasta Sauce

Cheesy, Comforting, and Delicious

Before I went vegan, my absolute favorite pasta sauce was vodka sauce.  It was rich, cheesy, comforting and delicious!  I decided to create a vegan version of that the other night.  I was soooo happy with the result!  I tasted exactly like the vodka sauce of days past.  It whips up super fast (think, minutes!), making it an easy go-to for hectic weeknights.   Continue reading

Last-Minute Tacos with Peanut Butter Sauce

This afternoon, my boyfriend sent me a text telling me he was coming home for his lunch break…

IN 15 MINUTES!!

His lunch break only lasts 30 minutes, and since I was home this afternoon I thought it would be nice to cook him something that would be ready for him to eat when he walked in the door.  Needless to say, I felt a little rushed!   Continue reading