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Softer than a pillow, lighter than air — pizza by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In honor of pi day and a nagging pizza craving, I finally got around to making an oat-flour-based gluten-free crust I've been ogling since veganmofo. The crus ... Read on »
Traditional quinoa soup by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's amazing to me how good a long-forgotten favorite recipe can taste, when it's pulled from the archives and lovingly cooked. I'm referring to my recipe for quinoa s ... Read on »
Food and plasic and baby albatrosses by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cooked, dried limas, roasted butternut squash, peas, corn, cashew cheese sauce. I've always kind of figured I was doing my part to reduce animal cruelty, ... Read on »
Sweet and crunchy snack: Crunchies grapes by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The picture on the label is of fresh grapes, not what's inside the package. When I was offered a sample of Crunchies grapes for review, I looked at their ... Read on »
Giving a party that keeps on giving by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Falafels and tahini sauce from Dreena Burton So. Do you cook too much food when company is coming? Do you always make way too much and end up eating lefto ... Read on »
Broccoli and cauliflower step up to the plate by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cravings have been deciding our dinners lately. I had a craving for waffles that wouldn't go away but I knew my husband would balk at a sweet dinner. Every time I sugg ... Read on »
Crispy quinoa cakes with almond, rosemary and dijon | Baby in the house by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It was a about five years ago that I went to hear a talk by Mark Bittman. I think he was on a tour promoting his book, Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating. On the ... Read on »
Make the perfect soup NOW (from Isa Does It) by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have a tendency to collect cookbooks. Maybe I should say I 'amass' cookbooks, instead of 'collect'. I mean, I'm not a cookbook hoarder or anything, but I do find t ... Read on »
Happy Birthday little man, I'm baking you a cake by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I always feel a little nervous making cakes — there are so many opportunities for disaster. Even if it rises and looks fine, you still don't know what's inside. It's n ... Read on »
Fabulous recipes from Fire and Earth Kitchen: roasted carrot curry noodle soup by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I often come across appealing recipes that I want to make. Sometimes I bookmark them, but rarely do I ever get around to actually cooking them. Recently I discovered a ... Read on »
Isa Does It — review by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's ridiculous how long it's taken me to write a review of Isa Does it. I thought I'd get it done before the holidays to encourage people to give it as a gift, but al ... Read on »
Good news, bad news, good news by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Good news from Costco. I have kind of an unwritten rule at Costco — if they have organic fruits or veggies for sale, I usually buy them because I want Cos ... Read on »
Stocking up at Trader Joe's — what did we buy? by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I've been taking a bit of a blog holiday, both from reading and writing. It started when we took a short East Coast trip and I didn't have my computer, and then just k ... Read on »
Savory breakfast, baking repairs, spicy noodles and other miscellaneous bites by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This might not look like breakfast to you, and most days it doesn't to me, either, but sometimes I crave a hearty, savory breakfast. This was a breakfast of opportunit ... Read on »
A quick trip to Philadelphia and a bean soup by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Homemade white bean soup with fresh rosemary and lemon. We recently returned from a quick trip to Philly to see relatives. Mainly we were there to see my ... Read on »
What's new in the kitchen? (and how to get it cheaply) by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I thought my kitchen was perfectly adequate until recently, when it seemed to be suddenly lacking in counter space. I just wanted more — another spot to set a hot cass ... Read on »
Thanksgiving treats with recipes and recipe links by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I usually get around to posting about Thanksgiving about two or three weeks after it occurs, but much to my relief, I'm close to right on time this year. We had a smal ... Read on »
Not all Ethiopian food is spicy by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I'm still testing recipes for Kittee Berns' Ethiopian cookbook, and here is a selection of recent recipes I've cooked. The potato and beet allecha wot was pretty mild. ... Read on »
A horrible dessert might be cake balls in disguise by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You might think the blueberry dessert pictured here looks pretty good. But you'd be wrong. The original dessert I was trying to make was blueberry flaugnarde from t ... Read on »
Vegan interrogated | Winner | Soup by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The lovely Kylie from Fellowship of the Vegetable has dragged me out from my hiding place and interviewed me on her blog . If you haven't visited her blog yet, you sh ... Read on »