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Almost as Good as Bacon (but Healthier)

by Elizabeth October 2, 2013

I’ve wanted to post this one for awhile – it’s one of the coolest and easiest recipes I learned at Natural Gourmet: Shiitake Bacon. I’m not going to lie and say it’s 100% the same because (at least in my opinion) does anything beat the taste of real bacon? But it’s a very good alternative. […]

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Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup

by Elizabeth July 10, 2013
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Here’s a simple and refreshing summer soup that takes no time at all. It doesn’t require any cooking so not only are you getting in a good portion of easy-on-the-stomach raw produce but you also won’t have to worry about roasting up the kitchen. Love the color too <3 CHILLED AVOCADO CUCUMBER SOUP serves 2 […]

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Vegan Umami

by Elizabeth February 21, 2013
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Asian Summer Rolls I made with my class at Natural Gourmet last spring Between meatless Mondays becoming part of the vernacular and national meat consumption down 12% there is a growing interest in finding vegan and vegetarian substitutes.  Besides learning new recipes, a common goal is satisfying a certain flavor profile, often described as “meatyness,” […]

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Date Night

by Elizabeth October 12, 2012
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Since this is my life right now when we’re not getting takeout (I will miss you Westville!) we’ve been gravitating towards cooking easy and fast. Here are two simple seasonal recipes I made this week. Both focus on a naturally sweet main ingredient that is balanced by incorporating contrasting flavor profiles. Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates I […]

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Fall Favorites

by Elizabeth September 27, 2012
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So it turns out the move we thought was happening in November is happening a month early on Oct. 27th, so needless to say it’s been a bit of a scramble over here. I haven’t had much time for writing but here are a few of my favorite (mostly) food things of late. Knife Skills […]

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