Posts Tagged: cooking

Pear and Radicchio Risotto

I’ve always liked risotto but have been too intimidated to try making it. It has a reputation for being labor intensive and I always see it on the menu of upscale restaurants so I just assumed it was difficult to make. A few weeks ago I saw this recipe for pear and radicchio risotto in… Read more »

Mint Basil Raspberry Breakfast Smoothie

Lately I’ve been loving Vega One protein smoothies for breakfast. Being vegetarian, I sometimes find it difficult to get enough protein in my diet. The Vega protein powders are a great way to sneak an extra 20 grams of protein into your day without adding too many calories or grams of sugar. I’ve been trying… Read more »

Banh Mi

I’ve been obsessed with Vietnamese food lately. There are a couple of really good restaurants in my city that serve heaping plates of noodles fried with egg, veggies, and spring rolls. While I love the vegetarian stir fries, I always find myself looking longingly at the banh mi on the menu. Banh mi are Vietnamese… Read more »

Gluten Free Macaroni and Cheese

Every year after Valentine’s Day ends I have a few days where I’m bursting with excitement at the prospect of spring. The cherry blossoms start to bloom and a few brave daffodils begin to appear. It feels like spring is just around the corner. I start fantasizing about fresh cut flowers and outfits that don’t… Read more »

Vegetarian Wontons

February 8th is Chinese New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Monkey. People who are born under the Year of the Monkey are said to be fun loving, clever, curious, and energetic. To celebrate Chinese New Year I decided to try making vegetarian wontons. I used to love wonton soup, but ever… Read more »