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Holiday recipe round-up 2015: entrees

Entrees and main dishes: recipe round-up 2015

After the drinks and apps it’s on to the main course. Try one of these entrees at your next holiday gathering or share a favorite of your own in the comments below. White Lentil Risotto with Mushrooms from My New Roots Comfort Spinach Egg Casserole from Noshing with the Nolands Roasted Squash + Chestnut Sauté and […]

Recipe: lemon ginger cookies (vegan)

Recipe: vegan lemon ginger cookies

Hopefully you aren’t all cookie’d out yet because these are seriously tasty. These cookies are bright, fresh, and taste of the season. I made them vegan and you could probably swap out the flour for a gluten-free version but I haven’t personally tried it. Adding the lemon juice, lemon zest, and candied ginger makes the […]

Sources of iron for vegetarians and vegans


As a vegetarian athlete, I’ve always paid close attention to my diet to ensure I get a proper mix of nutrients. For the longest time, I heard from everyone around me the best bet for getting iron in my diet was red meat. Even during my pregnancy, my family urged me to add steaks and […]

Recipe: restore electrolytes with homemade miso soup

recipe for homemade miso soup

If you’ve ever eaten at a sushi restaurant you’ve probably had miso soup. It’s warm, slightly salty, and usually the appetizer to your dinner. But, you can also enjoy miso soup at home. It’s the perfect mid-day snack. I especially love to make a small bowl an hour or so after a run to warm […]

Recipe: gluten-free banana bread


Are we done with New Year’s resolutions? I find the yoga classes I attend have begun to thin out and the gym is getting back to its normal weeknight traffic. But what about your food resolutions? Are you still trudging along with “eating healthy”? If so, you’re in luck, this banana bread is healthy and […]