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Tofu Sukiyaki
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Tofu Sukiyaki

 Bear with me, because this one is highly adapted. The original recipe is made with classic Japanese ingredients like mirin, sake and dashi soup that you probably don’t have at the ready or feel like having massive amounts of left over in your pantry. But I’ve made this one a […]

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Spiced Lentils and Rice

 This dish is so simple and easy, it seemed like the best place to kick-off my vegetarian recipes. I’ve added some more vegetables and a touch of feta to the original recipe so it can qualify as an all-in-one meal. [Prep: 10 min / Cook: 25 min] Ingredients – 1/2 cup dry […]

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My Week As a Vegetarian

 As I admitted before, I made a big change at the beginning of this year and became a ‘flexitarian‘. Why? Well, I was having a dinner with colleagues where nearly no one but myself was eating meat. When I asked what was going on, I got an overwhelming response about how […]

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Carrot Tuna Salad

 I don’t have much to say about this one, except that it’s a recipe I got from a blog I follow called No Recipes and it’s super fresh and delicious. Now, unlike the cucumber salad a couple weeks ago, I really recommend taking the time to salt and drain the […]

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Climber’s Couscous

 Back in Amsterdam, as a trade-off for making them go to bikram yoga, the guys starting making us girls go climbing with them. As much fun as it was to lunge for the final grip, slip and get a nasty crack of whiplash when I hit the ground, I have […]

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Wakame Cucumber Salad

 Chuka wakame, or seaweed salad, is a must-have appetizer for me whenever I get sushi. Typically strands of wakame seaweed are mixed with very thin slices of cucumber and a dressing of vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and chili flakes. It’s delicious, though difficult to replicate at home. But since seaweed […]