snack attack! smashed avo + hemp seeds + corn cakes

I’ll always remember 2014 as the year that avocado toast took over the internet. Well, for other things too, but yeahhh avo toast! It makes a great snack too – here I’ve smashed half an avocado on some whole grain corn cakes, then sprinkled some hemp seeds over top, and a touch of flaky sea… 

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vegan BLAT

I get a lot of questions about my vegetarianism from people that can’t seem to wrap their heads around it. “But isn’t it hard?”  “Don’t you miss meat?” “Not even bacon?” The answers are no, no, and no. There are many different reasons for vegetarianism, personal, political, ethical, religious, ecological, and so on. Mine is… 

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toast for dinner – smashy smashy

Lately I’ve been making lists of various things I could put on toast and reasonably call dinner. This is what one does when one is one-week from thesis deadline, right? Make lists of terribly important things. Much more important than working on one’s thesis, right? So we’re in a toast-for-dinner situation, and I thought I’d share… 

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grapefruit and avocado salad

Sometimes simple is best. This is a lesson I learn over and over, both in life and in the kitchen. There were so many good reminders that simple = good on our recent weekend in Rome; if you put a just a few good-quality ingredients together, magic happens. A few weeks back when I posted this grapefruit… 

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