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Raw_Girl

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Well, "About Me" is always a nerve-wracking time for everyone, including me. Let's start with the easy stuff - I'm a writer, am on the cusp of turning the big 3-0, and have an affinity for hot gay guys (but who doesn't?!). Coming from a largely non-vegetarian eating community in India,... Full Bio
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Two Awards and Time to Give Back by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Having received a couple of blog awards over the last month, I guess its my time to give back. Thanks a lot, Heather and Mateja . Why the delay in this post? Because I didn ... Read on »
Blueberry, Vanilla, and Bread Pudding by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I had my first taste of blueberries today. We don't get blueberries around here - like ever, not because its winter. So, I'd bought a can of blueberries a couple of weeks b ... Read on »
Apple, Strawberry, Lettuce, and Cashew Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Tart apples, sweet strawberries on a bed of lettuce, with cashews for crunch, all dressed in red wine vinegar and olive oil. Apple, Strawberry, and Lettuce Salad ... Read on »
Spinach, Mushroom, and Tomato Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan A quick salad with fresh, organic spinach, mushrooms suateed in garlic, and tomato, dressed in red wine vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and more garlic. Garnished with my n ... Read on »
Papaya and Lettuce Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan A simple salad with red/lolo lettuce, papaya and olives - dressed with red wine vinegar and chives. I think the olives ruined it for me...the next time I make this, I'd lea ... Read on »
5-Minute Veggie Stir Fry by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan An absolutely yummy and lightning quick stiry fry using hoisin sauce as the base, and an assortment of vegetables. Adding a few slices of pine apple just pushed the dish in ... Read on »
Mushroom, Potato and Pepper Open Sandwich by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I love Scandinavia - I'm currently reading Stieg Larson (the second book); have always had a very soft spot for hunky Scandinavian men - they've got a wicked sense of humor ... Read on »
Apple and Cabbage Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan A delightfully tart apple and cabbage salad dressed with red wine vinegar and chives, and a sprinkling of black grapes with some leftover peppers. Apple and Cabbage S ... Read on »
Shopping at Nature's Basket and Lunch for One by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan //The good part - I got myself some egg replacer, blueberries, red wine vinegar, kalamata olives, granny smith apples, white mushrooms, lettuce, and chives. The bad part is ... Read on »
Wordless Sunday: This Week at the Farmer's Market by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Gandhi said one should speak only if one can improve on the silence. Hence, a wordless Sunday series. But to help you along, roll your mouse over each image for a brief des ... Read on »
Cabbage and Sunflower Seed Parathas by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Between Bobby Chin's Punjab-special episode, and a live tandoor station at the back of my own building for some function I wasn't invited to, I just had to make some parath ... Read on »
Veg Biryani and Cabbage, Onion, Tomato Upma by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Lately, I've been feeling a bit lazy to cook anything for myself and also feeling a bit stifled with having so few fresh ingredients to work with. I'm waiting for this sund ... Read on »
Cauliflower, Green Beans, Peppers and Quinoa Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I haven't had quinoa in a while and seeing my depleting stock of vegetables, I made a big pot of quinoa with green beans, cauliflower and red and green peppers, flavored wi ... Read on »
Watermelon, Jalepeno, Mint and Tofu Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan There are quite a few watermelon-jalepeno or watermelon-feta or watermelon-mint recipes out there. This one combines all of them into one. I used raw tofu seasoned with ore ... Read on »
Strawberry, Pea, Pepper, and Lettuce Salad with a Pesto Dressing by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Strawberry, pea, green pepper, and lettuce salad dressed with a basil walnut pesto dressing. Strawberry, Pea, Pepper, and Lettuce Salad Ingredients: 10 large s ... Read on »
Thai Eggplant and Lentil Curry by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan I use the term 'curry' loosely - It's more of a lentil stew, or dal, with curry powder in it. The suprising thing about lentils is, how little you have to use to make ... Read on »
Cabbage and Guava Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan This salad brought me a nice wholesome lunch as well as a renewed belief in mankind. On my way to work, I hauled a rickshaw, asked if the driver would go to Andheri, after ... Read on »
What I Want Now: Sautéed Spinach With Silken Tofu by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Evan from The Wannabe Chef made a sautéed spinach with silken tofu dish, that just looks so inviting and wholesome! Finally, some good use for my remaining tub of silken to ... Read on »
Strawberry, Lettuce, Pak Choi, and Pepper Salad by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan Continuing with my theme of adding fruits to salads, here's a salad with lettuce, pak choi, peppers, strawberries, and basil. Strawberry, Lettuce, Pak Choi, and Pepper S ... Read on »
Basil Walnut Pesto Pasta with Peppers and Olives by Raw_Girl Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegan When you make a fresh batch of pesto , its always best to use it as soon as possible. I made a quick sauce out of mine to go with my whole wheat fusili pasta. I'm a bit iff ... Read on »