kale, black bean and sweet potato tortilla casserole

It’s April! Finals are less than one month away! Graduation is 36 days away! And the bar exam- 4 months away. Oy. There are some happy/non-law-school-related things I’m counting down to as well… but… I’m going to wait to spill the beans until I get the go-ahead from a certain someone. Eek. !!!!!!!


I’m not quite sure what’s going to happen with the blog once I start studying for the bar. I’m trying to coax my mom into taking over temporarily. She cooks a lot better than I do, and honestly she’s the brains behind this website anyway!


Annnyway, this recipe is ridiculously easy. And yummy. I’ve been trying to reduce the amount of soy in my diet, so I’m experimenting with different soy-free recipes. I’m also trying not to go overboard on beans as a protein source, because frankly that’s not going to be pretty for anyone…

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vegan apricot apple cake


Ok. So this cake isn’t the easiest on your eyes. But I promise it will not disappoint your taste buds.

This is yet another recipe I’ve stolen from my sister and brother in law. They came across this apple cake recipe on NYTimes that had an obscene amount of oil and sugar. They healthified it and I made a minor substitution for the ingredients I had on hand. The result was delightful.


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quick + easy mango lassi

My brother had a rare few days off last week and came home to Phoenix, so my family (minus my sister and brother in law) decided to take a mini trip to Antelope Canyon. It’s been on our list of places to visit before we all leave AZ and I hope we get a chance to go back with the whole family sometime soon…


It was gorgeous. And it was also a lot of fun spending time with everyone since group time together feels so rare these days…

So anyway. Summer is officially here in Arizona. Winter was wonderful but way too short this year.

One thing I don’t hate so much about summer? Having an excuse to drink a ton of lassi. It’s such a refreshing treat. Somehow when it’s 90+ degrees and the steering wheel burns the tips of my fingers and I feel like I’ve gotten a tan just from the drive home from school… all I can think about is mango lassi.


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two foodies conquer… boston

I spent a few days visiting this guy last weekend:

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Over the past few years V and I have really enjoyed exploring vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Boston. I’ll admit, once we find a place we love, we go there over and over and over again until we’re basically too embarrassed to show our faces there anymore. This time, we tried to branch out a tad. (And by that, I mean we tried not to eat at Veggie Galaxy for every single meal.) So I present you with a few reviews of veg-friendly places in the city…

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