Tasty Hummus Recipe

Hummus is such a healthy and delicious staple for all dietary backgrounds!  While it doesn’t require that many ingredients, achieving the right consistency can be quite challenging, especially

Making Dietary Changes for the New Year? 10 Tips to Help You Stay on Track

Veganuary and Dry January are just a few of the goals people have been undertaking as a means of cleansing, changing, renewing, and growing. How hard is it to cut something out of your diet or to radically transform your diet and your relationship with food? While everyone may not become a sober vegan, there are many dietary changes people are undertaking – perhaps you are trying to cut meat out or eat smaller portions…

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Chicago Restaurant Week for Vegetarians and Pescatarians 2019

After doing some research and reviewing numerous restaurant week menus, I would say most restaurant week menus are not really made with pescatarians, vegetarians and vegans in mind. But there are a decent chunk of restaurants all over Chicago that have at least 1 pescatarian and/or vegetarian option on their prix-fixe menu. Here is a list I have compiled of the best restaurant week options for vegetarians and pescatarians…

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The Best Vegetarian Chilaquiles Recipe

When I do make brunch at home, I am going for healthy and tasty.  So this is my interpretation of a somewhat healthy/tasty chilaquiles recipe.  I had leftover ingredients from enchiladas I made a few days before so I thought why not make a brunch version of an enchilada with my favorite part of the enchiladas…the red sauce!…

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Vegan Indian Eggplant Curry Recipe

I absolutely love Indian food and now that the weather is getting colder, I’m craving thick, hearty sauces even more than I usually do (which is usually a lot even when it’s the summer).  While Indian food has the reputation of being challenging to cook, it’s all about having the necessary spices on hand!  I have always found cooking with spices a very intuitive process, which lends itself really well to Indian cooking…

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Girl & the Goat Review: A West Loop Haven for Meat Lovers, Accommodating for Pescatarians

Girl & the Goat seemed like this legendary restaurant that was so hard to get a reservation for.  I made a reservation here months ago for a Friday night at 10:15pm (the best time I could get).  Considering how busy this place is, I had very high expectations.  I watched Stephanie Izard on Top Chef years ago and was very excited to finally try her classic, legendary restaurant…

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Tofu Stuffing Casserole Recipe

Thanksgiving and many other holidays can be very meat-centric, but it doesn’t have to be!  I have been making this Tofu Stuffing Casserole for 10 years now and I bring it to every Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, and Holiday party.  It is always well-received and devoured by family and friends.  It’s a great source of protein and has soooo much flavor!…

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Casa Yari: Bringing Ethical and Diverse Cuisine to Logan Square

As a foodie, flavor has always been the most important element of cuisine for me and Casa Yari (3268 W. Fullerton Ave.) did not disappoint. Casa Yari offers some extremely flavorful food that is nearly impossible to find anywhere else because what it is doing is extremely innovative. I also appreciate that Casa Yari is BYOB, adding to its affordability.  It is the perfect spot for a chill dinner with friends over some red wine…

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