Quinoa, Black Bean, and Mango Salad


I am pretty jet-lagged as I type this post, so please forgive any grammatical errors and nonsensical ramblings. But I will have you know that I had the most unusual and delicious dish at a cafe this afternoon – it was called “City Stew.” It consisted of brown rice topped with diced vegetable soup-esque ingredients, bound…

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Chewy White Chocolate Lavender Cookies


Did you notice a new addition on Sweet Little Kitchen? I added a recipe index tool found on the top toolbar. Check it out – it’s an easy visual way to browse recipes! Also, I have concluded that I love cookies and they are my favorite dessert. They are portable, easy to share with others, and…

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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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Black Bean, Spinach, and Corn Enchiladas


These Black Bean, Spinach, and Corn Enchiladas are one of my favorite things. They are so simple (perfect for a busy weeknight) and incredibly delicious. Once when I was in college, I made these for a group of friends. When one of my more carnivorous friends heard that I was making vegetarian enchiladas, he hesitated and said “I’ll…

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Balsamic Kale and Quinoa Salad


Yesterday was an exciting day. I received a new lens (Canon EF 50mm f/1.8, also known as the “plastic fantastic” for its inexpensive build but great image quality) and the ATK Vegetarian cookbook. I’ve been tinkering around with my new lens and am super excited for all its potential, though there definitely is a bit…

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Hummus Veggie Pizza


So, some of you may have noticed that Sweet Little Kitchen looks a little different from the last time you saw it. That’s because yesterday I purchased and installed the Foodie Pro Genesis Child Theme. I am so excited about all the potential this theme has for Sweet Little Kitchen! Seriously, I feel like a little…

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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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