Tag: vegetarian

Banana Lumpia, A Sweet Treat for On The Run

fried rolled bananas in wonton wrappers dusted with powdered sugar on a black plate

I love desserts, snacks, and eating on the go. Thankfully, this recipe does all of the above! The lumpia originated in China as the lumpiang. It’s a lot like other rolled fried foods in Asian cuisine, like spring rolls or wontons. Lumpia is the shortened name that gets used in Hispanic regions influenced by Chinese

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Quinoa Bites

I have intimate knowledge of what hangry feels like. When I get hungry, nondiscriminatory growling at friend and foe and total strangers is perfectly normal. It’s not something anyone likes- I don’t even like it and always feel regretful later. So my solution is pretty simple- to eat small amounts of good real food, and

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Quinoa Bites

I have intimate knowledge of what hangry feels like. When I get hungry, nondiscriminatory growling at friend and foe and total strangers is perfectly normal. It’s not something anyone likes- I don’t even like it and always feel regretful later. So my solution is pretty simple- to eat small amounts of good real food, and

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Outstanding Omelette

I was still feeling like cooking and experimenting and eating today. I figured the best way to do that would be to make a new recipe! And so, feeling the need to test the boundaries of my spicy food bravery, I decided a sri racha omelette was the only way to go. Looks pretty spiffy,

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Tis but a Trifling Matter

Trifles It `tis but a trifling matter, though trifles are not to be trifled with! Working in the kitchen fills the soul and the stomach, so its a pretty good skill set to work on. So thats what I like to do- bake, cook, and eat something that looks truly glamorous.  Actually, I just hate

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Make-a-Mix Brownies

I say box brownies because I did a terrible thing. I used a brownie mix, and I did not actually make the brownies for myself. Well, sure, I had mixed up the mix itself a month or so before, so it was all actually homemade, but it is still not the done thing. Then, when

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Fantastic Fritter

Whoopsie Daisy I know this was back in the day, before most of you even knew my blog existed, but I`m remembering some yummy pancakes I made earlier in the year. What brought on this bit of nostalgia? When I went on my Spring Break to Colorado, all kinds of experimental gluten free goodies came

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Here we Never Let it Cool

A beautiful fancy free day. The sun is shining, kids are smiling, and I am off to play. Why? It`s a snow day! A beautiful day where snowballs are thrown and smiles are universal. Since snow comes to these parts so rarely, especially on a year like this one that is not the seventh year

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Sweetly Bitter Super Heroes

These Flavors Do The Flamenco on Your Tongue When you think of food, theres a few basic names for the different flavors you taste. Your food might taste bitter, sour, sweet, savory, salty, or spicy. If youve read into Japanese cuisine much, youll know that one of their scientists discovered another flavor in the 80s

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Sweet Murder

Away in the wilderness in sheltered environs a plant is growing with roots like irons. It grows to the sky, yet no matter how high it continues while none may rely on it. For you see this plant is an imposter to that realm, it creates decay and disregards the sun`s helm. This plant, in

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Join Us for Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

You are being haunted. It is following you. At night, it dances through your dreams, chasing you with scandalous ideas. During the day, you can`t think straight, stuck on the tantalizing images your brain supplies. I think it`s getting to you. What is it? I`ll tell you what it is. Rice pudding! Shocked you, didn`t

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Quick Bites

I bought one of those cake pop molds. It was calling my name out in Michael`s, and I just had to take it home. It was a little like a lost puppy, with that silicon molds, hangdog eyes, and cute pictures on the package. Well, not the hangdog eyes. There was a picture of monster

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So Hoity Toity with your Special Diet. Allergies? Pshaw.

Dear Misunderstanding friend/family/etc trying to convince me ‘one bite won`t hurt’, Sure, I like being special. I like ‘special‘ when it`s used as a codeword to mean brilliant, or above average, or just really cool and amazing. Who dislikes that kind of special? But then there`s the kind of special that is said in a

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Hidden Salad, Crouching Tiger

I`m a Salad Convert I`ll admit it: I`m only a recent convert to the salad. I used to hate leafy things. Well, I`ve always loved brussel sprouts and spinach, which I`ve long been assured shows hints of my inner insanity. What toddler gobbles that stuff?I don`t see why brussel sprouts aren`t loved by all children,

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