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Vegan Pesto Cream Sauce

In the many months since my last post, I learned something new about myself.  I’m lactose intolerant. Boo. Apparently it’s common for people to produce less of the enzyme responsible for digesting lactose as they get older, but nevertheless I’m feeling a bit betrayed by my body. Betrayed and a bit in denial. Luckily, I’ve also …

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Ricotta Maple Oat Muffin Tops

Do you know those maple oat glazed scones at Starbucks? Now imagine them in muffin form. Mmm. I originally intended to make scones, but I wasn’t heavy handed enough with the butter, and was a bit too generous with the ricotta and ended up with muffin tops instead. At first I was disappointed, and packed …

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The Greatest Healthy Zucchini Cake (vegan)

I’m banning modesty from this post. This zucchini cake deserves so much better than what modesty can afford it. I’m a bit antsy to be posting a recipe for “The Greatest Healthy Zucchini Cake” after a recipe for “The Best Veggie Lasagna,” but I think that’s mainly caused by my lack of posts. Up until this zucchini …

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Best Veggie Lasagna

It’s hellishly hot, I’m running on 5 hours of sleep, and I forgot my laptop charger at work so I’m anxiously watching the battery drain, but at the moment all that matters is this lasagna. The origins of this lasagna are a losing battle I have with cheese. Aka, I can’t stop buying new varieties …

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Shrimp & Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

When I began cooking for myself a month ago, I naively thought that I would be like the Sunday meal planners I see on Reddit: I would cook an entire week’s worth of meals over the weekend, and eat them throughout the week. Rinse and repeat. The first week I cooked an entire bag of …

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Asian Mushroom Potstickers

I love dumplings. I love the Czech fruit dumplings my grandmother makes, the Asian vegetable dumplings my mom and I inhale, and the Tibetan potato “momo” I have every time I visit home. Despite my dumpling adoration, up until earlier this year I never attempted to make dumplings because I assumed it was a long and tedious …

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