Category Archives: Comfort Food

Guest Blogger + Vegan Cumin Zucchini & Cinnamon Yam Tamales = Honorary Mexican

I believe I have enough Mexican friends and eat enough Mexican food and live close enough to Mexico to be an honorary Mexican. I’m super excited about this post. My beautiful friend, Nicole, and I made vegan tamales the other … Continue reading

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Pasta Night + Carb Dread = Asparagus Alternate

Ahhhh, it’s so difficult to blog when I’m in school, so I’m really looking forward to doing some cooking over break and catching up with all my blogging buddies. I’m sure I’ve been missing out on endlessly delicious foods. Here’s … 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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Baked Sweet Potato Chips + Guilt Free = Approved Addiction

Let’s just keep things honest and above board – I really like junk food, a lot. I like chips and candy and donuts and french fries and ice cream and…junk. Processed used to mean nothing to me. I could never … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash + Anything = Pretend Pasta

Last week I was craving spaghetti, but I wasn’t particularly interested in all the pasta carbs and all the pre-made sauce ingredients (despite being kind of a sucker for pre-made sauce…I know…). I had never tried spaghetti squash before, but it … Continue reading

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Vegan Pita + Bruschetta Topping = Housewarmed Homies

One of my dearests, Nikki, just moved into her new apartment this week (exciting!), so I decided to make her a housewarming gift, and what better way to offer blessings and comfort than to give someone homemade bread? I knew … Continue reading

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EMPIREHOUSE + Mark M. = Tots ‘n’ Tacos

I first went to EMPIREHOUSE Urban Plate last year with Nicole.  We sat outside, starting with the tator tots while we looked over the menu.  I ordered the roasted veggie tacos.  She had the Cuban chicken, based on the waiter’s … Continue reading

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