African Peanut Stew


I am so excited for an unanticipated vacation that is coming up in a few weeks – Drew’s company is paying for him to go to a conference in Vancouver for a few days. I’ll be tagging along to explore solo while he’s at the conference, since we only have to pay for my plane ticket…

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Vegan Thai Pumpkin Ramen Soup


Even when I was in college I wasn’t too much of a ramen fan. I would have it only on very rare occasions, like when I was sick. This soup uses only the noodles from the ubiquitous ramen soup packets, not the seasoning. My thrifty self considered keeping the seasoning packet for a future recipe, but I…

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African Curried Chickpea Stew


Yesterday Drew and I discussed our eating goals. We decided that we want to continue trying to eat lots of whole food vegetarian and vegan meals. Currently, our dinners consist of about 60% vegetarian/vegan meals, 30% poultry meals, and 10% fish meals. We eat red meat or pork only on very rare occasions  – like if…

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Sweet Potato Lentil Casserole


It’s almost the New Year! Some of my resolutions include… Washing my face regularly (okay, I know that’s lame, but I have a ton of nice facial products I always forget to use) Getting serious about saving up money for our down payment on a house Posting to Sweet Little Kitchen at least 3 times…

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Roasted Broccoli and Aromatic Brown Rice


Hope you all had a fantastic and restful Christmas. I really enjoyed getting to see Drew and I’s families and eat lots of great food. The only disappointment I encountered was The Hobbit Part 3. Anyway, this rice dish is great. It’s vegan and absolutely bursting with different flavors and textures. The walnuts and grapes…

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Mango Sriracha Hummus

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Christmas is so, so close. Even though the past few days have been very gloomy, they have made me enjoy Christmas lights and evergreen-scented candles all the more. Also, this hummus makes cloudy days seem a bit brighter, too. Mango Sriracha Hummus   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 10…

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