Spicy Sunflower Nori Crackers (Grain Free, Vegan)

Wow, it’s been a crazy few weeks since I returned back to work on March 1st. My, my–where has the time gone? Last night marked a true melding of my work with my avocation, with the first ever college-sanctioned tweet chat for my classes.  The students loved it (and I must admit I had fun), but it […]

Flash in the Pan: Sea Veggie? Eat Veggie. Nori Snacks*

*Or, Nori is the New Kale [Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so simple to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other […]

Über Healthy Kale and Seaweed Salad*

* Or, It’s a Privilege to Eat You (thanks, Whole Foods). Happy “Celebrating Our Country’s Freedom Day” to both Canadians and Americans (and anyone else who’d like to take part in the party!).** And before I forget (because I’m at that age when I do forget), let me also say “THANK YOU”  to everyone for your […]

Of Pods and Poetry: Arame and Edamame Salad

Full disclosure: even if I hated seaweed and loathed green soybeans, I would still have tasted this salad based on the poetry of its name alone.  I mean, how can you pass up such alliteration, such euphony, such gastronomic lyricism? Just listen to it:  AH-ra-may.  EEE-da-MAH-may.  “Arame” brings to mind “aria.” And “Edamame” –well, “edamame” just makes me […]