Tag Archives: Vegan

Chia Banana Pudding

Chia Banana Pudding From Stupid Easy Paleo Part of being a dietitian is fielding questions when I’m “off duty.”  Such a big part, in fact, that I had a professor in grad school that spent one whole lecture going over the questions were were likely to receive at parties.  “What are your thoughts on soy/almond/coconut…

Chimichurri

Chimichurri From Michelle Bernstein via Food & Wine One definition for insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.  Perhaps this applies to our decision to plant parsley, an herb we both categorically don’t like, over an over, year after year.  Every year it flourishes, takes over the planter,…

Noodles & Co. Indonesian Peanut Saute Sauce

Noodles & Co. Indonesian Peanut Saute Sauce From Favorite Family Recipes Once upon a time, Noodles & Co. was one of my favorite restaurants.  As a suburban high school kid in the early 2000’s, Noodles was my first introduction to dishes like Pad Thai and fancy noodles like cavatappi.  Having lived in the city for…

Paleo Zucchini “Hummus”

Paleo Zucchini “Hummus” From Paleo Cupboard Generally speaking, I try to accept the Whole30 for what it is and avoid attempting to make paleo versions of my favorite non-paleo foods.  It’s just 30 days, so most stuff can wait.  But sometimes you’re faced with cooking for non-Whole30ers, and they are expecting what they’ve come to…

Winter Squash in the Microwave

Winter Squash in the Microwave From the Honeymoon Kitchen Deep into another Chicago winter, the veggie that seems to make the most appearances on our table is the humble winter squash.  From soups to casseroles, faux pasta dishes to real risottos, we rely on hearty winter squash to get us through until the first hint…