Category Archives: side dish

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

Posted in 5 ingredients or less, Austin Food Blogger Alliance, breakfast, dessert, nuts, side dish, vegetable, vegetarian | 7 Comments

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

Posted in 5 ingredients or less, side dish, snack, vegan, vegetable, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

vegan update; tahini sriracha salad dressing

Today is the 10th day of my vegan stint (with the exception of that one moment when I accidentally/tipsily ate popcorn from Cornucopia drizzled with milk chocolate). Here is what I have learned so far: Veganism requires planning, which is … Continue reading

Posted in dip, gluten-free, photos, salad, side dish, vegan, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in 5 ingredients or less, beans, dip, entree, gluten-free, legumes, side dish, snack, vegan, vegetable, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

musings on summer and baked eggs

[Psssst! Are you setting up your first kitchen? Check out this post for suggestions.] My Uncle Robert has told me a few times that college students change between their sophomore and junior years. He believes that, during those short summer … Continue reading

Posted in advice, breakfast, gluten-free, side dish, vegetable, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

summer quinoa salad

Most days, I wake up early to have a few moments of tranquility before the day begins. I read food blogs and clear out my email inbox, sip my cup-and-a-half of coffee, and if you catch me on a particularly … Continue reading

Posted in beans, entree, grain, side dish, vegan, vegetable, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

a guide to Texas summers (and cilantro-lime chickpea salad)

When family and friends from out of state visit, their first question usually is, “[Insert expletive of choice], is it this hot all summer?” The answer is a resounding and emphatic YES. And generally, not only is it “this hot” … Continue reading

Posted in beans, entree, gluten-free, side dish, vegan, vegetable, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments