Colorful Energy

Colorful Energy

Now this meal is pretty for the eyes ūüôā¬† I will first start with the recipe for the bright summer chilled salad. 2 cups fresh green beans cut into inch pieces¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† can of chickpeas can of red¬†beans half of chopt red onion chopt red pepper 4¬†chopt celery sticks handful of sun-dried tomatoes (presoaked for 20 … Continue reading

Bracelet Obsession

Thomas and I are loving different ways of self expression and we have found an answer in BRACELETS!!¬† So yes, Thomas only has a few but I feel like a gypsy with all the decorations I wear.¬† Though I’d share my latest adornments.

High Man’s Sandwich

High Man’s Sandwich

After my trip to the market I was inspired to cook something new and exciting!¬† I started the evening making a “cheese spread” ¬†¬†¬†¬†This consists of:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†1 package of extra firm tofu, juice of a lemon, salt/pepper few dashes of oregano, 2 tablespoons of umeboshi plum paste 6-7 spoonfuls of vegenaise, and a touch of … Continue reading

California Farmers Market

So this new market just opened up off the Ditmars stop in Astoria Queens and I’m obessesd!¬† Not only is it nice and open and big, which reminds me of home, but it also has great prices on fresh organic produce.¬† I went a bit crazy one afternoon and spend about 40 bucks but got … Continue reading

Bob’s Red Mill Pizza Crust

  So we were really craving some pizza and didn’t feel like making our own crust.¬† We decided to go with Bob’s Red Mill pizza Crust.¬† It was yummy. We¬†spread out the crust so that it was about half an inch thick.¬† Spreading the dough was a little difficult so wet hands made it a … Continue reading

Banana Suprise

  This invention is all thomas.¬† So good to satisfy any sweet tooth.¬† Also a good treat after a night at the bar ūüôā¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Basically heat the oven to 350.¬† Split the banana and¬†fill with carob chips and your favorite nut butter. Wrap in foil. Cook¬†till heated and starting to melt.¬† Take out of oven … Continue reading

The Joy of Juice :)

Oh the joy of juice is such a real thing.¬† I would drink juice every moment of the day if my time and money would allow.¬† Thomas and I make our own juice through a long long¬†process.¬† We currently do not have a juicer so we invented our own way of doing things.¬† First we … Continue reading

Mushroom Burger Adventure

This is SUCH an easy recipe and is totally satisfying, even for you non-vegans out there.¬† All you need to create this simple dish is portabella mushroom caps and then all your normal burger toppings. We marinated our caps in olive oil, brown rice vinegar, soy sauce, sriracha for about 15-20 mins.¬† We then put … Continue reading

Back to the Future

So there we were, sitting on our couch waiting for Julian to come over when we realized our fridge was totally empty and we were STARVING.¬† Not wanting to go out because of the rain, we decided we would just “figure something out”.¬† Much to our suprise, we ended up with a recipe for the … Continue reading