Category Archives: Sides

Impromptu Black Bean Salad

Ah, breakfast. Is there anything more wonderful? Toast (half almond butter and honey, half earth balance and raspberry jam), and half a pineapple, plus an un-photographed apple. Over the weekend, my mom gave me a TON of fruit. 4 pineapples, … Continue reading

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Pinto Bean Dip

I am having a very weird day today. I tossed and turned all night last night, so I had a bit of a late start. I did some grocery shopping and errand running, cleaned the house, finally got to the … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Hummus is a great snack or sandwich spread, and so cheap and easy to make. It’s also fun to make variations, and easy to customize so that it’s always just the way you like it. I like my hummus extra … Continue reading

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Days 18, 19, and 20: Birthday Weekend

No day 17 post, because there’s really nothing to say but 0 miles. Saturday began with two of my favorite things: Greek yogurt and a haircut. I’m still unsure about the actual result of the haircut, but the experience is … Continue reading

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Day 9: Chana Masala and Cranberry Relish

I have been eating some amazing bowls of oatmeal lately. Here’s one from yesterday: Oats, granny smith apple, dried cranberries, slivered almonds, cinnamon, and a splash of agave nectar. Today also started with a fantastic bowl of oats, which was … Continue reading

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Southwest Style Quinoa

I was in a jam this morning regarding lunch, so it was quinoa to the rescue once again. This is a delicious, healthy lunch, it’s super easy, and it’s made with ingredients that I always have on hand. Southwest Style … Continue reading

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Curried Quinoa and Yams

This is a dish that I put together just because I had an extra yam on hand, and it turned out to be damn good. I think quinoa is wonderful because it has a much shorter cooking time than brown … Continue reading

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