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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 »
I (still) love Ethiopian food by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Fasolia be Karot Testing for Kittee's Ethiopian cookbook is still going strong at our house. Although I have to admit to a moment or two of Ethiopi ... Read on »
Testing Ethiopian recipes by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ye'atakilt Kai Wot I've just started testing recipes for Kittee-Bee Berns' upcoming Ethiopian cookbook. You know if you've ever done it, that testi ... Read on »
Google Nexus 7 tablet as it relates to vegan blogging | Happy World Vegan Day | Giveaway by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Does anyone remember way back in 2009 when the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) started cracking down on bloggers because of all the products and money they were 'rak ... Read on »
Treat or trick by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What to hand out at Halloween is always a dilemma. Should I give out healthy treats? Should I give in to popular demand and buy bags of candy at Target? And then th ... Read on »
Winner of "Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free" by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Butterscotch Blondies from Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free The contest to win a copy of Ricki Heller's new cookbook, Naturally Sweet and Gluten-Free, h ... Read on »