I might as well call this “weekend reading, express edition!” I’m buried under deadlines tonight, so this one has to be short and sweet, friends. Here are the recipes and reads that have my attention this week.
My idea of heaven: Sherrie’s avocado toast with cilantro lime cashew cream.
I’ve got a taco/tortilla recipe coming up this week, but in the meantime, check out these awesome lentil tacos with tomato radish salsa.
Substitute cashew cream or soy yogurt for the creme fraiche in this recipe, and you’ll have the most fantastic vegan appetizer on your hands. Heidi’s beautiful and vividly colored beet caviar.
Let’s start the dessert course with these awesomely decadent, raw and vegan lime cheesecake parfaits. Amazing!
Gotta love a three ingredient dessert–especially when it comes in the form of chocolate coconut ice cream.
1. Think there’s nothing new to say about roasted vegetables? Food52 has 14 roasted root (and other winter vegetable) recipes that’ll knock your socks off.
2. Kudos to Scientific American for calling attention to violence against elder care, hospital, and psychiatric care workers. A really important topic.
3. I loved this humorous piece about the challenges of learning a new discipline (in this case, math) later in life. Oh, how it evoked my post-bacc years!
5. An incredibly touching piece about animal morality (or, more accurately, shared moral behaviors between all species). Aeon has been doing a lot of stuff on this topic lately–very cool.
Have a good evening, friends.
Happy Sunday, friends. I had a busy weekend of NYC to DC travel (a good friend’s birthday party in New York on Friday night), coupled with some work, some yoga, some enjoyment of the blissfully clear and warm weather here in the District. Here are some recipes and reads that caught my eye over the past few days. Let’s start with the sweet stuff this time. I am going to take Janae completely at her word, and believe that this is the best…
Happy Sunday, everyone. In spite of the fact that New York City’s first day of spring was marked by snow, the warm afternoon sunlight today is making me feel as though the seasons really are changing. I’m enjoying a quiet day of work at home, and I’ve been taking occasional breaks to catch up on reading and recipes. Here’s what has caught my eye. To begin, a lovely asparagus and pea soup from Farm on Plate. Asparagus and peas are so elegant, and…
My pattern for the last few weeks has been to feel extremely optimistic about my productivity level on Friday night, when the weekend begins, and completely overwhelmed by midday Sunday. I was so behind on so many things yesterday that I decided to save this blog post for my lunch break today, and I’m glad I did. It feels good to write with a little peace and clarity, even if it’s later than I hoped. It’s no secret that Melody Beattie is one…
Happy Sunday, friends! I’m returning to New York right now from Pennsylvania, where I was lucky enough to celebrate a dear friend’s wedding yesterday. I hope you’ve all enjoyed some sunshine and rest in the last two days. Here are the recipes and read that have kept me company over the course of weekend travels. To begin, a colorful and enticing bowl of chia and buckwheat porridge from Maike of Elderflower Kitchen. Speaking of colorful bowls, I absolutely love this easy recipe for…