Ratatouille – French Veggie Stew

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This weekend I was really craving something vegetarian and I just happened to stumble upon French Guy Cooking’s recipe for ratatouille. I’ve actually made it a very long time ago and had completely forgotten about this delicious veggie stew. Another awesome thing is that this is a one-pot dish, which I always love…mainly because I […]

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Rosemary, Garlic and Sriracha Ketchup

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Coming from the Russian motherland, loving potatoes is pretty much programmed into my DNA, so yes, I do in fact, love potatoes. I love sweet potatoes even more because they are nutrient-packed and sweetly-delicious. This particular preparation of them is my favorite, because it takes 30 minutes and produces absolute deliciousness. Also, I am not […]

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Zucchini Pappardelle with Garlic and Parsley

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I’ve wanted to experiment with making zucchini noodles for a while now so I decided to go with my favorite cut – pappardelle. This process is so easy and you don’t need any fancy spiralizers, just a regular vegetable peeler. I love the texture it gives to the vegetable, which in your mouth, really closely […]

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Pan-Roasted Potatoes and Squash with Sage and Mint

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I made this for breakfast over the weekend, but honestly, this would be much better served as a side at Thanksgiving dinner. Either way, if you enjoy flavorful potatoes and butternut squash, give this dish a try. It’s an easy, one-pan type of deal (always my preference) that comes together relatively fast. I finished the […]

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Easy Quinoa Salad

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This quinoa salad is super easy to make and will come together in about 20 minutes. I love eating it after the gym because of its high protein content.┬áServed with a healthy dose of fresh vegetables and extra virgin olive oil, I get a truly nutritious post-workout snack that is light yet very filling. Also […]

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Dining at Dirt Candy: A Vegetable Paradise

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I recently had the pleasure of dining at Dirt Candy, a vegetarian restaurant owned by chef Amanda Cohen in New York City. First of all, let me just say how much I love their menu design – the use of different fonts and colors makes everything stand out on its own, which ultimately pops in […]

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