snacks + small bites

Whole Roasted Eggplant: Two Ways

Whole Roasted Eggplant: Two Ways

Happy Spring! I thought Iโ€™d share with you a delicious and quick recipe to celebrate the upcoming season. This is my whole roasted eggplant: two ways. This recipe actually came up the day before the big snowstorm a few weeks back. I had been at my grocery store picking up food to cook for the snow day and when saw these beautiful graffiti eggplant. Maybe I was drawn to these vegetables because of what they symbolize to me โ€” summer, warmth, family, good cookingโ€” or maybe...

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Baked Chickpea Fries

Baked Chickpea Fries

Letโ€™s go back 8 years when my friends and I first went to a local vegan restaurant. On the menu were chickpea fries. Intrigued, we ordered them and instantly returned to the restaurant, to the menu, for those fries. They were earthy and spicy and served with an aioli of sorts. I never thought to make them, maybe because I was unsure of the ingredients and I don't normally like to deep fry. So when the thought emerged that I might set out to make these crispy fries, I intended to do so with a healthy twist (and without sacrificing flavor)...

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