Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

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Ratatouille with Creamy Parmesan Polenta

Ratatouille with Creamy Parmesan Polenta

 Lately I can’t get my fill of vegetables. I think my body is in need of restoration from all the work I did on my thesis, and it’s making me direct my attention to healthy foods. This week at the market, there were gorgeous, glossy […]

Venetian Lasagna

Venetian Lasagna

I’m back with new recipes, thanks to the fact that I PASSED MY DEFENSE! Yay! So that means I get to graduate with my master’s and I have more time on my hands to cook. I just need to edit my thesis a bit, but […]

Honey-Buttermilk Cornbread

Honey-Buttermilk Cornbread

In continuation with our soul food dinner, I made some cornbread from scratch.  I have gotten the impression that southern-style cornbread is different from what northern-style, so I consulted about.com’s southern cuisine section to make sure I could get something more authentic for our party. […]

Hearty Black Bean, Corn, and Chicken Soup

Hearty Black Bean, Corn, and Chicken Soup

I know the first day of spring a hearty soup recipe may not go together, but I have been suffering with a cold going on two weeks now and I still need some comfort foods. I have been craving protein and spices since I haven’t […]

Tahini-Lime Tempeh and Rainbow Vegetables

Tahini-Lime Tempeh and Rainbow Vegetables

Tahini, or sesame seed butter, is one of the main components of hummus, a middle-eastern chickpea dip that is a staple for many vegetarians and vegans. I bought a huge container of tahini recently for the purpose of making hummus, however there is so much […]

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. […]