Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tempeh Bacon + Basil Spread = Wicked Wraps

I had my first tempeh bacon experience about a month ago at True Food in San Diego. I wrote about its glory here. It was a salivating happiness. In my current cash-strapped state, tempeh bacon would not be something I … Continue reading

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Peanut Sauce + Stir Fry = Thai Time

I know, real Thai sauce is made with real peanuts, but in the absence of such luxuries, I used peanut butter. As I’ve mentioned before, I am quite terrible about writing down recipes, so what I’ve learned is that if … Continue reading

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Black Bean Quinoa Burger + Practice = Coming Closer

The best veggie burger I have had to date is the quinoa burger from the Burger Lounge here in San Diego. It is seriously so good, and I wish I had one right now. They put cheese in it. Those … Continue reading

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Corn & Black Bean Salad + Sriracha = Heat for your Heath

If you’re not using the delectable chili sauce, Sriracha on…you know…kind of everything, then you are definitely missing out. I was introduced to this sauce by my spicy friend, Nicole, quite some time ago, and I haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad + “Honey” Mustard = Substitution Satisfies

I was thisclose to making a pasta salad tonight, but instead, I went power bowl with some quinoa and a three ingredient honey mustard dressing. Ingredients Quinoa Salad* 1 cup dry quinoa 2 cups water 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato + Italian Country = Roasted Root

This one is super simple and super healthy. I wanted country potatoes – onion mix, olive oil – the works, but I changed it out for this number and was pleasantly pleased. Ingredients 1 cup grape tomatoes 1 cup mushroom … Continue reading

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Ginger Garlic Tofu + Soy Yogurt = What(?!) & Whoa(!!)

There are certain dairy products I really love, and most of them have the words cream and cheese in their title, ice cream…whipped cream…butter cream…every cheese known to man…cream cheese (come on – that’s not even fair!). There is something … Continue reading

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