By Christine de Leon
I don’t know what it is but every few months I go on a vegan kick. The catalyst for this round might’ve been the basket of avocados my parents gave me. Or, maybe, my recent visit to Sage Vegan Bistro (absolutely delicious and SO much better than Cafe Gratitude in every way). Or, perhaps it was the VS Fashion Show. Whatever the reason, these spurts of plant-based living are more than welcome.
And truth be told, I love all types of food. I don’t think I could ever go full vegan (I actually know I can’t), but I love challenging my tastebuds as well as my culinary skills. But truth be told, this recipe was incredibly easy to pull off.
- If any of you have ever watched at least one episode of Barefoot Contessa, you know that Geoffrey loves his chicken. Religiously, Ina makes some chicken dish for Geoffrey’s weekly homecoming and, every week, it’s the best chicken dish Geoffrey has ever had. I swear, if I had a husband half as encouraging as him,... Read More »
- Apparently, it’s Fall. Well, neither I nor Los Angeles have gotten the memo so a strawberry rhubarb pie seemed appropriate. That and frozen fruit make practically any pie possible at a craving’s notice. Truth be told, I’ve never made a strawberry rhubarb pie before. I definitely love eating it, though, and a friend put in a special... Read More »
- Banh mi sandwiches – delicious and cheap and the fastest way of tearing up the inside of your mouth since…ever. Don’t get me wrong, I love banh mi sandwiches, but my favorite things about them are the crunchy veggies and the inclusion of raw jalapeños. As a matter of fact, I tend to jump at... Read More »
- This weekend was the weekend of bacon. AKA: Fantastic. My bf and I had a mimosa brunch with his friends on Saturday (while watching Oregon demolish the Bruins) and I felt like the event was a long time coming. Eggs, bacon, fresh fruit, and scones. Where can you really go wrong? Nowhere. Unless you’re vegan… ALSO, I... Read More »