boyfriend-approved chili bean

When I say boyfriend, I mean everyone—veggie enthusiast, veggie avoider, gluten-free eater, omnivore, seasoned chef, first-time cook. This dish has been loved by every dinner party, family member, and roommate I’ve shared it with. It’s a real crowd-pleaser.   The sweetness of the cinnamon-spiced roasted sweet potatoes combined with the kick of the red chilis…

everything-but-the-kitchen-sink stir-fry

You know how some people love shoes so much that they have a separate closet just for all of their precious footwear? Well, that’s me—except instead of Manolo Blahnik’s and Jimmy Choo’s it’s kohlrabi and blood oranges. I am OBSESSED with buying fruit and vegetables. One of my favorite past times is strolling the local…

how to trick people into eating plant-based meals

Behavior is a tricky thing to tackle. Eating behaviors are even more difficult to alter or improve. I mean, we all know that things like potato chips, candy, and pints of Ben & Jerry’s are bad for us but sometimes we just reeeealllyyy need that package of gummy bears (totally speaking from personal experience). By now,…

super choc vegan cookies

Long day? Hard-to-ignore cravings? Need a reward for going to that 6am gym class? No worries, Team Chocolate has your back. These cookies are quick and easy (no flax egg needed!) and require minimal clean-up. Novice bakers and professional cake makers alike will rejoice when these dairy-free/egg-free/triple-chocolate infused delicacies come out of the oven. The…