Fennel and Cabbage Slaw

Fennel and Cabbage Slaw

It wasn’t until I started making slaw myself that I began to understand its merit. I never could get on board with mayo-drenched cabbage, but tossing fresh in-season vegetables together with zesty dressing makes for a flavorful, healthful slaw that is utterly addicting. As in I’m-eating-slaw-for-dinner, back-away-from-my-slaw, #slawfordays, I-can’t-get-no-slawtisfaction, we’re-getting-slawshed sort of addicting. I’m just going… 

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Sweet Spicy Scallion Ginger Soba Noodles

What I Ate This Week | Soba Noodles, Homemade Cabbage Chips and Nashville!

As I mentioned before, Chris and I went to Nashville last weekend to meet up with his family. It’s kind of a nice halfway point between Chicago and Raleigh, so it worked out well. I completely slacked on my food blogger duties when we were there, though. I kept forgetting to take pictures of what… 

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Super Duper Raw Power Salad

What I Ate This Week | Raw Salad, Raw Brownies and Cooked Cabbage Rolls

One of the things I got out of my failed juice cleanse experiment was the push I needed to add more raw foods to my diet. I have no desire to eat 100% raw, but when it comes to vegetables, I definitely prefer cooked, which means that my eating habits are not as well-rounded as… 

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Maple Miso Tofu

What I Ate This Week | Maple Miso Tofu (because baked tofu is the best tofu!)

It’s February, which means we’re one month closer to spring. Woo hoo! Is it just me, or has the fall/winter stretch seemed especially long this year? Maybe it’s just because I’m antsy for asparagus and snap peas and watercress. Oh asparagus, I have plans for you. Delicious plans! Here’s what I ate this week: Sun-Dried… 

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march_20_edamame

Garden Update | Now I know why you start legumes outside…

…because they grow crazy fast. I was worried if I sowed my pea and edamame seeds directly in the ground, slugs or other insects would find a way to kill the newly sprouted seedlings. I thought starting them inside would be a good idea so that by the time I transplanted them, they’d be able… 

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