Zucchini Fritters

I’ve got another huge zuke! We went out to my boyfriend’s parents’ house on Sunday afternoon and I came back with an amazing load of freshly-picked veggies, including a zucchini even larger than my last one. That one zuke fed us both two full meals, so I am always happy to have vegetables I can…

Marinated Tofu Fajita Pita

You know, I’m just really into the marinated and baked tofu thing lately. Half because I’m working a lot and baked tofu is really versatile and easy to have on-hand when I’m not home to cook, and half because I’ve just been craving veggie sandwiches ALL the time. So, these fajita pitas are not just…

Pear, Beet and Walnut Summer Salad

Beets! I love beets! Probably more than the average person, at least. They always remind me of my mom, who would boil them on the stove during summer and was always stoked about them. I thought they were gross back then, but you know, mother is always right in the end (Hi mummy are you…

Black Bean and Corn Salad-Dip

I call this a salad-dip because it’s a salad that screams at you to scoop it with tortilla chips. It’s a great summer snack or light lunch, and easily pack-able for work or for picnics or whatever. Actually, screw work, make a big batch of this and a sizable margarita and go sit in the…

Quinoa, Black Bean and Butternut Squash Salad 

Oh look, my first post! I’ll try not to screw it up by starting with something easy that I like to make for lunch. I’m big into lunch foods because… Well, if you’ve ever worked a 9-5 I’m sure you understand how big of a difference lunch makes in your day. And, if you’ve ever…