Rosemary & Balsamic Chickpeas

Rosemary & Balsamic Chickpeas

Posted by on Sep 26, 2011 in Italian, Recipes, sides | No Comments

This is a super simple and quick recipe that seems to be my go-to when I don’t have much energy to cook, but need some protein. It’s nothing fancy pants, but it sure can taste that way, especially if you have some good quality balsamic vinegar and olive oil on hand. I think that these ...

Shaved Fennel, Carrot and Fuji Apple Salad

Shaved Fennel, Carrot and Fuji Apple Salad

Posted by on Feb 21, 2011 in American, appetizers, Recipes, sides | No Comments

Sometimes, a vegan just wants a good ‘ole fashion salad. I think I tend to eat less salad in the winter due to the absence of the farmer’s market (but there are still some awesome local greens and veggies in the winter.) I think the key to a good salad is simplicity and really good ...

Citrus-Fennel Salad with Balsamic Grilled Figs and Walnut Chutney

Citrus-Fennel Salad with Balsamic Grilled Figs and Walnut Chutney

Posted by on Dec 9, 2010 in appetizers, Fusion, Recipes, sides | No Comments

For Thanksgiving, Jenni and decided to surprise each other by secretly preparing our own amuse-bouche to be unveiled before dinner. Technically, mine was more like an appetizer since it consisted of several bites, but I just want to say that I created an amuse-bouche for the sake of saying it. * Amuse Bouche: is a ...

Potato Gnocchi with Aged Balsamic, Tomatoes and Basil

Potato Gnocchi with Aged Balsamic, Tomatoes and Basil

Posted by on Dec 7, 2010 in entrées, Italian, Recipes | No Comments

First off, let me say THANK YOU to my friend Melinda who was kind enough to supply me with fresh potatoes from her parents’ garden!! They were red potatoes and I would normally use Russet potatoes, but I thought I’d give it a shot. They turned out great, but required way more flour than I’m ...