• Guest Post: 5 Tips for Following a Vegan Diet On-the-Go
  • Summer Peach Gazpacho
  • Meridian Hill Park: Washington, D.C.
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • World Cup 2010: Munich, Germany
  • Capri through Photos

Guest Post: 5 Tips for Following a Vegan…

Vegan on the Go tips

Today you are in for a special treat, my first ever guest post from another blogger! Taji is the founder of We’re Talking About Food, and she is a local friend of mine, who has recently gone vegan. Not too long ago, Taji and I were discussing how difficult it is to eat out sometimes,… 

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Summer Peach Gazpacho

My oh my I love the way this peach gazpacho looks, I mean, how often do I get to eat peachy pink food? Since childhood, I have looked forward to two reasons, peaches and cherries. So with some of my ripe peaches that my mom picked up at the farmer’s market, I decided to make a… 

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Meridian Hill Park: Washington, D.C.

I was wandering around Washington, D.C. a few weeks ago with some friends, and on the way from Columbia Heights to Adam’s Morgan, we stumbled on some green space, Meridian Hill Park. I had never been to this part of town, and was pleasantly surprised to find this mini urban oasis. Though it is a… 

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Sweet Potato Fries

The other day, I was craving something bad for me, something a little salty, and maybe even fried. After looking around the kitchen, I decided to make use of a few sweet potatoes I had lying around and bake some sweet potato fries. I seasoned these fries with a little garlic powder, but you could… 

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World Cup 2010: Munich, Germany

Gratulieren Deutschaland! Congratulations to Germany for winning the World Cup, 2014. This time, four years ago, in the summer of 2010, I was living in Germany, working as an Au Pair for a family outside of Munich. It was nice living with a local family, because they often directed me to interesting events and gave… 

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Capri through Photos

While in Naples a few summers ago, I took a day trip to the Island of Capri,  just under an hour away. There are a few ferry companies leaving from the port at Naples to Capri, and they run back and forth for the majority of the day. The boat ride itself was enjoyable, providing great… 

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Pepper, Onion, and Guacamole Quesadilla: Spicy, Creamy, and Vegan

I made these quesadillas for lunch over the weekend , and despite the simple ingredients like peppers, onions, and avocado, these creamy, and spicy, quesadillas were exceptional. Not too long ago, I made another type of vegan quesadilla with a combination of black beans and sweet potatoes, but the flavors in these new pepper and onion quesadillas… 

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Summer Pasta Salad

Perfect Summer Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is perfect because it tastes like summer. I wanted to recreate a creamy ranch style dressing with a healthy twist, and this salad came together quite well in all of it’s creamy, herby, cool, and fresh, glory. This summer pasta salad is great to bring to a potluck, or summer bbq. Growing up, I loved… 

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Raw Vegan Banana Ice Cream

Typically I avoid making desserts, because I will just eat it all, but just as I was craving something sweet the other day, I discovered this raw, vegan banana ice cream. Since it’s so healthy, I did eat all of it, and I felt good about it after. It’s also a great way to trick… 

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Istanbul through Photos

I took a trip to Istanbul when I was living in Croatia in 2012. Istanbul is the largest city I have ever been to, boasting a population of 14 million people. The city is gigantic and spans two continents, Europe and Asia, with the Bosphurus dividing the two. Luckily, I was with my Turkish friend, and… 

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Chipotle Pinto Bean and Kale Tostadas with Roasted Pepper Salsa

These pinto bean tostadas with kale are delicious and healthy. I never know how to use up extra kale, I will buy it for a recipe and then have a few leaves left over. Sometimes I throw it into a salad mix or a soup, but this recipe is a great way too add in… 

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