{Recipe} Quick Banana-Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie

Banana-Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie   Print Prep time 2 mins Cook time 2 mins Total time 4 mins   This smoothie came about by necessity yesterday morning–I was craving a smoothie after my run, but was ingredient-limited. It turned out deliciously well. Purple glass of goodness right here! Author: Mary Horowitz Recipe type: Drinks Serves: 1 […]

{Recipe} Peanut Butter-Honey-Oat Cookies

This is a variation on the vegan, gluten-free cookies I made a few weeks ago. I ran out of flax and maple syrup, so I made some substitutions that made this cookie lighter and fluffier than the first version. Here you go! 2.5 cups oats (or 2c. oats + 1/2 c. ground flax seed) 1 […]

{Recipe} Quinoa Veggie Bowl

When we got home this afternoon from a week away visiting my family, I was craving a Mary-style good-for-me meal. Full of meatless protein, veggies, and no gluten. Back to my old friend quinoa I went! They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, and that saying held very true for my old friend and […]

Boston Trip, Day 1

Before my trip to Boston, I had been keeping a close eye on the weather.  Coming from 75-85 degrees and sunny in Raleigh, I knew I was in for a dose of winter chill coming north in mid-April.  I was thankful that the forecast looked to be in the 60’s, with a mix of showers […]

D.C. Eats: Cafe Green

I’ll be posting details of my trip to D.C. when we get back from Thanksgiving on Tuesday, but I found this photo on my phone and wanted to share. I had a few hours one day to get some shopping done and have a leisurely lunch. I had read awesome reviews about Cafe Green (18th […]

Homemade Pasta Sauce

Tonight I delved (unintentionally) into the world of vegan cooking.  I actually only intended to make a vegetarian pasta sauce with the same amount of protein as a meat sauce.  It’s awesome, and so easy! First, cook some pasta.  This is a chunky sauce, so I went with a thicker noodle–rigatoni. Next, gather the following […]