Category Archives: 5 ingredients or less

grapefruit olive oil muffins

*Check out my guest post at Cheekyness today about co-ops!* In case you haven’t picked up on it in the past few posts, this semester has been an exercise in stress management. I’ve always lived a stressful existence, and I … Continue reading

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spicy roasted sweet potato rounds

So the thing is, I haven’t really been cooking lately. At first, I blamed it on finals. Then, I blamed it on how busy I’ve been. Then, I realized I haven’t been busy. I’ve been doing all the things I … Continue reading

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birthday cake cashew butter

Since I moved into an apartment and started venturing into the kitchen, one of the things that I keep learning over and over again is how much you can make yourself. Brownies don’t always come in a box! Taco seasoning … Continue reading

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vegan “caramel delights” bites + vegan week 3

I cheated this week. I cheated real, real bad. Migas. One omelette. Creamy, soft, tangy goat cheese. A bowl of ice cream. And a nasty incident with nacho cheese Doritos. I think the cheese and beer pairings last weekend (followed by … Continue reading

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the do’s and do-not’s of turning 21

Do not start drinking at 1 p.m. on a weekday. Do not sober up and then start drinking again. You will be tired and have a headache, and then you will become tipsy again. Do not double-fist free drinks. It is likely that … Continue reading

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a different kind of recipe

It’s my birthday today. I am 21 years old, which sounds entirely too old to me. Don’t get me wrong — it’s been a long time coming, and I’m looking forward to celebrating with my free Trudy’s Mexican martini. But … Continue reading

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quick lunches and snacks

School has started, which means panic is starting to set in. My planner is filling up with things I need to do, and finding time to blog (much less finding time to feed myself, sans writing and photography) is getting … Continue reading

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