After a weekend of eating out, followed by a Monday morning bagel and cream cheese spread at work, my body was hating on me for the gluten, meat and dairy overload. So, this week I am giving myself a gluten-free vegan cleanse in anticipation of indulging again this weekend during my thirtieth birthday festivities. I was craving greens yesterday and when I went to the market to purchase my favorite vegetable, an artichoke, there were none left. So, I browsed the bountiful aisle of green veggies and landed on napa cabbage. Read more:
Growing up in Miami, I was exposed the the delicious world of chimichurri at a young age. It was often on the menu when my parents and I would go out to eat and my mom would occasionally top off her delicious grilled skirt steak with it. The sweetness of the skirt steak always balanced out so nicely with this tangy, refreshing herb sauce. Read more:
Summer has arrived! Almost. There are still a few cool days that keep rearing their heads but that is quite alright with me. Those ever so slightly cool evenings make for a perfect night to have friends over for a meal and some red wine. My friend and I have spent this past week tag-teaming inventive recipes using our giant box of Lancaster Farms CSA veggies. Friday night after work, she and I and a few other friends gathered in my kitchen and “impromptued” a perfect fall-into-summer dinner.
Thai food is my weakness in the winter. I say weakness because when I’m craving it, I always order in from my favorite spot down the street and enjoy an ultra veg night on my couch with a good movie and a glass of wine. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but after ordering thai food a few too many nights in one week, I decided it was time to take this craving and turn it into something productive– and a bit healthier. Read more: