Topic: Recipe

The first time I tried egg salad was about five years ago, when I was a vegetarian. I'd forgotten my lunch at home that day, and an egg salad sandwich was the only "option" at the grab-n-go deli by my internship. Honestly, it looked like a sloppy yellow mess and...well, I didn't know how I felt about it. 

For starters, I wasn't one for mayonaise (to be honest, mayo still gives me the heebie jeebies) and ...

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In case you missed my announcements on twitter and facebook, through Amazon's "look inside" feature you can now preview the inside of my cookbook


And if you are logged in to Amazon when you look inside, you can also preview 28 of the 213 recipes!

So what are you waiting for? Try some sample recipes! Also check out our new cookbook tab -- to see how you can get freebies if you pre-order or buy a copy the first ...

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Does anyone remember those California Raisins commercials? The California Raisins were at their heyday when I was a child, so naturally, I was completely obsessed with them. I had all sorts of California Raisins swag--from a beloved sleeping bag to some 30 different figurines... (bless my mom's heart, she still has all of them in a box in her attic). 

But perhaps what I loved most about the California Raisins is that every weekend I was able to drag ...

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In Monday's post where I talked about my vegan diet, I mentioned how my breakfast always involves a fruit and a grain. That grain is usually uncooked rolled oats. I like the "crunch" and overall texture the oats provide my tofu yogurt and I also like how they make smoothies more filling. (Plus they're easy and convient, who am I kidding?).

Still, despite this love for uncooked rolled oats, I've been slow to jump on the oatmeal ...

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Living in New York City sort of hampered my ability to meal plan or keep a well-stocked kitchen. For one, our fridge was really, really tiny---a step up from a dorm "beer cooler" at best. Our pantry was also small--- a skinny bookcase to be exact. 

Plus, it wasn't realistic to do big shopping trips anyway because no one wants to lug bags and bags of groceries up and down subway stairs and then several blocks to your apartment ...

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