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Roasted Potato Salad with Avocado Pesto

I often wonder how many brilliant culinary creations are the result of neglected ingredients for which someone had no other use. You know what I’m talking about: those Thursday afternoons when you start rummaging through the fridge to make dinner and all you can find are tofu, pumpkin and salad dressing. […]

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Quinoa Pizza Balls

It was my first visit to this holistic practitioner, and I knew from the outset it was the place for me. Shutting out the mid-day hubbub of Toronto’s Yonge Street behind me, I swung open the heavy oak door; inside, there was a comfortable hush in the air, like […]

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[Flash in the Pan] Summer Refresher: Watermelon-Basil Cooler

[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 FitP recipes, see “Categories” at […]

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Oxymoronic Pasta Salad

Y’all are familiar with oxymorons, right? (no, I’m not referring to your neighbor who fires up that buzz saw at 6:30 AM all summer; or your coworker who spilled coffee all over your crucial report; or your Aunt Edna who practically yodelled the news that you were pregnant even […]

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Getting to the Meat of the Matter: Meaty Spinach Pesto Lasagna

[Thanks, everyone, for your patience while my blog was undergoing some changes. They’re all done now–and I’m happy to offer you all a “print recipe” button so you don’t have to copy and paste any more! There are also more user-friendly subscribe buttons and comment threads. What do you think of them? And […]

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Swamp Thing Smoothie*

* Or, Oddly Alluring Blend of Mudlike Green Vegetables to Clear Your Sinuses

[Don’t you expect a giant, hairy, muddy hand to suddenly lurch from under the surface of that liquid, and grab you?]

I’ve enjoyed green smoothies for several years now, and they’ve always been a staple when I need […]

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Appetizers in Absentia (and a Giveaway Winner!)

[Thanks to everyone who entered the Simply Bar giveaway! I apologize for never learning how to capture and post the Random.org page with the winning number, but I promise you it was number 46–which translates to Eve of A Tale of Two Vegans! Congrats, Eve! Please email me with your mailing […]

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Lucky Comestible III(6) Meets Flash in the Pan: Avocado Mayonnaise

[I thought it would be fun to run a little series over here at DDD: I’ll profile one one of my favorite foods, or a food that I’ve recently discovered and enjoyed, over several days. For this third entry, I’m focusing on Avocados. The series is presented on an occasional (and entirely arbitrary) basis, […]

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