GF Buckwheat Cherry Chocolate Empanadas

It’s almost the weekend and a long weekend at that–anyone else excited? Tonight I’m going to see Clarence Carter perform at an outdoor venue (who knew Roanoke could get a cool soul musician???), then tomorrow is a half day of work, and then I’m off to Richmond for a bit. Vegan food on the horizon! […]

Southern Fried Chicken of the Woods

Last Saturday I had the immense pleasure of going to the Grandin market for the first time since the last weekend of October–and let me tell you, it was good to be back!  After catching up with farmers and producers I hadn’t seen in months, I finally settled on buying a bunch of new herbs […]

GF Tempeh Tacos & Super Hot Sauce

This past week has been crazy, a lot of sleep to catch up on, ankles to rest, etc. after my time in Mobile. Turns out I injured my ankle pretty badly while making the wedding cake/rehearsal dinner/reception. Not sure what I did to it, don’t remember twisting it or anything, but I’m not able to […]

GF Plantain & Black Bean Enchiladas

You know when you crave something and then you don’t make it and then, for weeks or months, you have this little nagging desire at the back of your brain?  I’ve been wanting to make enchiladas for the longest time, but during my food funk I never got around to making them, and two or […]

First Cook-Out!

Greetings from Mobile, AL!  I’m down here for a week for my mom’s wedding (which I making the wedding cake for too) and these few days before the festivities and cooking hit full swing, we’re trying to eat as light and flavorful as possible (everyone wants to fit into their dress/suit…such a delicious drag).  So […]

2010 Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon

How I spent my Saturday: Swimming Biking Running and eating a lot of veggie burgers. Finished a perfect 100 out of all the women and under 2 hours (and didn’t drown during the swimming part!!!)–met my goal!