Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Butternut Squash and Chickpea Salad with Walnuts and Roasted Garlic-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Salad with Walnuts and Roasted Garlic-Balsamic Vinaigrette

The other day while I was roasting eggplant for my roasted vegetable pesto, I went ahead and roasted up an extra baking sheet of other vegetables and a sheet pan of chicken breast. The oven was hot anyway, so why not be conservative and use […]

Roasted Portobello Mushroom Salad

Roasted Portobello Mushroom Salad

  One of the signals of the coming of springtime for many people includes the observation of lent. Some people choose to give up one of their personal vices during the time of lent, while other people give up meat or choose fish on Fridays. […]

Quick Hummus

Quick Hummus

As I was sorting through the few foods that I managed to keep in my possession during my recent move, I noticed a can of tahini (sesame butter) that was in desperate need of use. Whenever I think tahini, I automatically think hummus. Now that […]

Crispy Moroccan-Spiced Chickpeas

Crispy Moroccan-Spiced Chickpeas

I have officially moved into my new apartment and have been enjoying cooking in my new, larger kitchen. My parents came for the week for a visit and we cooked some nice meals. It made it a lot easier to cook now that I have […]

Mediterranean Salad

Mediterranean Salad

It saddens me that we are halfway through July (nearly), and I have only made one post on here. I have been away doing field work for most of last week, away from the Internet, so posting was impossible. At least I got a good […]

Curried Lentil and Chickpea Soup

Curried Lentil and Chickpea Soup

I gave my blog a summer face lift. It’s so hot outside, I wanted to look at nice, cool colors. The icy blue was actually inspired by some of Nigella Lawson’s cooking shows. She is definitely one of my favorite celebrity chefs and I’ve been […]

Multi-Colored Pasta Salad

Multi-Colored Pasta Salad

For the camping trip this past weekend, I brought a pasta salad along with the brownies. When I went to the store to get ingredients for the salad, I didn’t have a clear idea of what was going to be in the salad. I basically […]

Chickpea Cutlets with Mushroom and White Wine Sauce

Chickpea Cutlets with Mushroom and White Wine Sauce

Tonight I wanted something with a lot of protein; something very “Sunday Night Dinner.” I decided to try the Chickpea Cutlet recipe out of Veganomicon (by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero), along with my Mushroom and White Wine Sauce. For some reason, I […]

Moroccan-Spiced Vegetable Saute with Couscous

Moroccan-Spiced Vegetable Saute with Couscous

I’ve been trying to expand my repertoire in terms of cooking foods inspired by other countries. Yesterday I was thinking that I wanted to do something with a lot of spices and a lot of different vegetables. Then I thought about something with Moroccan flavor, […]

Quinoa Vegetable Soup

Quinoa Vegetable Soup

Sometimes the best recipes come out of a moment of desperation: like, I’m hungry NOW and I don’t think I can throw anything I have together to make something delicious—yet you still are able to come up with something. That actually happened to me today. […]