RECIPES

Recipe: Chocolate Pasta with Mixed Berry Sauce

January 28, 2012
Dessert Recipe: Chocolate Pasta with Mixed Berry Sauce

When I visited my brother in LA last September we had a lot of fun exploring the city he had just moved to. One of the things that I really loved was visiting the outdoor Farmer’s Market at the Grove, something that a couple of my formerly-Angelinos friends recommended. We spent a good chunk of […]

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Recipe: Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

January 17, 2012
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Although I grew up eating rice as part of my half-Cuban heritage, risotto was never really on my radar. I first learned about the creamy Italian dish I college. But I was always afraid to order it in restaurants, since it frequently came with an ingredient I didn’t like at the time: mushrooms. But look […]

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Recipe: Spiced Mini Triple Chocolate Cups

January 14, 2012
Recipe: Spiced Mini Triple Chocolate Cups

I’ve been having a pretty nice Saturday today. Slept in a little, had breakfast at home and then met up with my roommate at the New Museum for what everyone is calling the “playground exhibit”. It had a Mirror Carousel, a water submersion tank and a 3-story slide. Basically, a playground for adults. We were […]

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Recipe: Slow Cooker Pink Lentil & Bean Soup

January 12, 2012
Recipe: Slow Cooker Pink Lentil & Bean Soup

On a cold and rainy day like today in New York, there’s nothing that makes me feel quite as cozy as a really great soup. I’ve made many soups in the past but this is by far one of my favorites and healthiest. It’s amazing how the combination of lentils and beans makes this a […]

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A Year’s Worth of Resolutions for 2012 (the newsletter)

January 1, 2012
A Year's Worth of Resolutions for 2012

Happy New Year, everyone! Can you believe it’s 2012 already? I can’t. The last few months have really flown by for me. I don’t really know how it happened but my Fall was super busy. I barely had any weekends where I was able to relax, so it was nice to end 2011 with a […]

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Recipe: Easy Christmas Cake Pops

December 17, 2011
Recipe: Easy Christmas Cake Pops

Happy Saturday! What are you up to right now? I’m actually in Boston having the time of my life. But I couldn’t resist stopping by to share another dessert recipe. So welcome to the 2nd ever Share Your Desserts Saturday! I really don’t think that there’s a better way to spend your weekend than in […]

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Recipe: Slow Cooker Creamy Broccoli & Cauliflower Soup

December 15, 2011
Recipe: Slow Cooker Creamy Broccoli & Cauliflower Soup

When it came to budgeting this week, I did a whole lot better than my serious budgeting fail the past two weeks. But I’m back to budgeting now and determined to keep saving money even though it’s the very busy Holiday season. So as I get back to keeping track for Project: Food Budget, I’m […]

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Recipe: Slow Cooker Breakfast Baked Apples

December 13, 2011
Recipe: Slow Cooker Breakfast Baked Apples

As I was walking through the farmer’s market a couple weeks ago, I came across a lovely bag of assorted apples. They included a couple golden delicious, a few granny smith, a pink lady and some other red varieties. I love snacking on apples, so most of them ended up filling my tummy that way. […]

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Recipe: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Walnut Pie
(with homemade Cinnamon-Vanilla Whipped Cream)

December 10, 2011
Dessert Recipe: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Walnut Pie with Homemade Vanilla-Cinnamon Whipped Cream

When we are kids, we’re taught that sharing is a really good thing. You should share your crayons, your toys and your snacks. When we grow up, sharing food becomes a lot less common. We’re supposed to finish our meals in their entirety and always “save room for dessert.” But as any weight-conscious person can […]

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Recipe: Slow Cooker Candy Onion Soup

November 19, 2011
Recipe: Slow Cooker Vegan Gluten-Free Onion Soup

When I was walking around the farmer’s market, I wasn’t sure what I was really looking for. But I’ve been on a serious soup kick lately after having made baked potato soup and curried eggplant soup in the past month. When I saw these candy onions, my mind immediately gravitated to the delicious full texture of […]

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