Sear, Simmer & Stir

Life, style & food in the District

Category Archives: Vegan

The Tipsy Vegan – And Fresh Spring Rolls

A fresh and healthy wrap on vegan eating.

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sweet and Warm Rosemary Citrus Salad

This simple citrus salad is just that – super simple and made of citrus.

January 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ginger, Maple and Mango Soba Noodles

It’s mid-July and that means wedding season is in full-swing. And for the girlfriends of the bride-to-be, summer is also known as bachelorette season. This weekend was my first in … Continue reading

July 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beachy Beans and Other Summer Happenings

What makes these beans beachy? Well, as I already stated, they are light and portable; but best of all, they are lemony, garlicy, creamy and amazing when served alongside anything that just came off the grill.

June 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Quinoa salad seems to be everywhere this season. Recent issues of Bon Appétit and Food & Wine both feature quinoa salad recipes, and even our local magazine, The Washingtonian, can’t … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Balsamic Quinoa with Sautéed Spinach, Tomatoes and Garlic

OK, people – Best news ever. The pool is finally open! It’s true! Right now, the sun is shining, the temperature is pushing 80 and the reality of summer is … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Drink Your Greens

One of my favorite yoga instructors can’t end a class without telling us–at least ten times–to eat more leafy greens. I’m not sure why, but it always makes me giggle … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Surfside Sunday: Tex-Mex Black Beans

There is nothing better than a classic Sunday brunch. But sometimes, there is something that not even an insanely rich hollandaise sauce can satisfy. Today was one of those days. … Continue reading

April 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Easter Weekend Italian Lentil Salad (And Additional Baked Goodies)

  Oh, there was a lot of cooking this weekend! Well… the cooking took place Friday night and Saturday morning – the rest of the time, I just ate. Love … Continue reading

April 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Let’s Get Sauced

Let’s just cut to the chase and make three things clear. In case you didn’t know… I am Italian I love pastas (and Rastas… Mostly, I like eating pastas with … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

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