Main Dishes

Chard Packets

Honestly, I don’t know which came first. I LOVE this recipe. I adore the creator’s photography. I am amused by their name — KrautKopf (cabbage head). And I was pleasantly surprised to find this couple lives in Berlin. So, let’s talk about these adorable bundles of goodness I can’t wait to share with you. I…

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Turmeric Coconut Rice with Greens

Our CSA box arrived filled to the brim with greens again — no surprise this time of year! In search of a new meal, I stumbled on this yummy recipe in the New York Times Cooking archive. Rice can be real comfort food for me, and this recipe also presents a perfect opportunity to incorporate…

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An Adapted Cauliflower Chaat

Honestly, you can’t have too many recipes for cauliflower. This one went together in a snap and was the perfect way to use two sweet and tender heads I picked up at the farmers market this weekend. Here’s a Cauliflower Chaat from the New York Times Cooking Section with some creative adaptations. Ingredients for the…

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Lauren’s Veggieful Tacos

Yes, this is really another taco recipe – and just weeks after sharing one with pan-roasted Brussels sprouts. If I promise this is it for now, will you give it a try? You really won’t want to miss the ease and practical way to get your veggie quota for the day. Pictured above is how…

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Lauren’s Weeknight Curry

Hands down the easiest and most satisfying midweek meal at my house is a Thai Curry. The beauty of curry is that you can use almost any leftover vegetables in your fridge, and with the right sauce, and a bit of steamed rice it will be a hit. Pictured above is this week’s curry of…

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Lauren’s Bitchin’ Brussels Sprout Tacos

Yes, you read that right. Stop the eye rolling right now. Seriously. These are amazing, and if you’re as big a fan of Brussels Sprouts as I am, you will thank me. Truthfully I can’t really call this a recipe. It’s more like a list of ingredients because they go together so easily. Depending on what…

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Lauren’s Vegan Enchiladas

veggie enchiladas

I’m feeling pretty proud. Just three weeks into the new house and kitchen and I am rockin’ my favorite vegan enchiladas to feed the whole family for Sunday lunch. Now that’s 7 hungry family members so we are talking 21+ enchiladas! You are going to love this filling and if you can’t make it to…

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Lauren’s Aubergine and Champignon Curry

aubergine-champignon-curry

So here is how this came to be. I’m a day away from switching houses and still hanging out in my fridge are two shiny aubergine and a bag full of fresh mushrooms. Funny enough they are sharing the shelf space with half a can of coconut milk. I don’t know if you see a…

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Mushroom Carbonara

Mushroom Carbonara recipe

I’ve been back in Austin for ten days and haven’t had much time to settle into our new kitchen space. You know the deal – meal prep can feel clumsy and foreign when nothing is quite where you expect it to be. Although I’m still shifting what goes where and discovering what I unintentionally packed…

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An adaption of Jamie Oliver’s Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

We are having some unusually cold and icy days here in Austin and I am pulling from the comfort food recipes I tucked away during the blasting heat of summer. This particular version of Shepherd’s Pie is so worth the effort and absolutely won everyone over. Of course we would expect nothing less from the…

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