Well, I guess I took about a month-long blogging hiatus. It wasn't intentional, but I guess I've been getting adjusted to living somewhere new, cooking in a different kitchen, and of course...working. But now that a month has passed, and Superbowl Sunday is around the corner, I decided it was time to get "back in the game" before the big game! Honestly, I don't really watch football, but I've always loved Superbowl Sunday because of the commercials, the half-time show, and the Superbowl parties! Great excuse to get together with friends and eat good food! One of my favorites for Superbowl Sunday is spinach-artichoke dip. Actually, it's one of my favorites, period. But it's usually so unhealthy. Did you know… continue reading getting "back in the game" with a healthier spinach-artichoke dip.
The other night we went to our friends' house for dinner who were vegetarians. I know Tali is a great vegetarian cook since she is a vegetarian, but sometimes I still find it challenging to come up with a good hearty vegetarian meal if I don't consult Tali first. But I think this asian inspired dish is great and you can get your vegetables and proteins all in one dish!! Eggplant and Tofu Stir Fry 3 medium asian (either chinese or japanese) eggplants sliced in half and cut in 1 inch pieces 1 package Extra Firm Tofu cut into 1 inch cubes 3 garlic cloves minced 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 1/2… continue reading Tofu and Eggplant Stir Fry | 14 Comments
I love love love pumpkin pie, but since it isn't thanksgiving yet, I thought that a pumpkin swirl cheesecake would be more appropriate. It's so easy to make thanks to the prepared graham cracker crust I used (I keep finding great ones - only 100 calories per serving in this one and no bizarre artificial ingredients) - using a prepared crust saves so much time! This is much lighter than regular cheesecake, and you get protein from the tofu and vitamin A from the pumpkin. Also, don't tell anyone that there's tofu in this - you really won't taste it! I think this is my favorite dessert I've made in a long time - it's sweet and yummy but… continue reading pumpkin swirl cheesecake. | 9 Comments