Category Archives: Recipes

Drink in lavender season!

The Northwest loves its lavender, and right now is around the peak of the season. The annual Sequim lavender festival is this weekend if you want to really immerse yourself in all things lavender, but you can also find cut … Continue reading

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Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Coconut and Ginger

Just a quick post (without so much as even a picture!), but I wanted to share this tasty soup I made for dinner tonight. It’s easy and fast to make, and the spicy, creamy treatment of the pumpkin made it … Continue reading

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Vegan Italian-style Shellfish Soup

I owe you a wrap-up post for October Unprocessed, but the cooking bug caught up with me tonight, and I decided to go for it and share this recipe with you instead. First, let me say this: I’ve always hated … Continue reading

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Northwest Niblets

Ok, I’m going to try to be more regular with this Northwest Niblets thing–a round up of cool little things you may have missed on Twitter or Facebook or the grocery store when you were busy with the rest of … Continue reading

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Barbecue Sliders with Coleslaw

Friday night I went to a Meet-up hosted by Anika, of Seattle Vegan Score (which blog, by the way, was a primary inspiration for starting Northwest Herbivore, and if you’re not following it I can’t imagine why not). It was … Continue reading

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Snack for today: Chocolate Chia Pudding Parfait

Last night I saw this post on FatFree Vegan Kitchen, and I went right to work whipping up some pudding to enjoy today at work. I used agave for sweetener and just added layers of sliced banana. All told, this … Continue reading

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Shout-out to my super-accommodating mom

I grew up (and originally went vegetarian) in rural, northwestern Virginia. That’s our driveway, fording a creek. Like I say: rural. My parents still live in the house I grew up in, surrounded by encroaching suburbanization that is depressing but … Continue reading

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Black-eyed Peas with Greens (make it for New Year’s Day!)

Black-eyed peas and greens are both traditional and much-beloved foods in the American South, so when Jud and I made Christmas breakfast for his (very omnivorous, Southern) mom and her husband, I wanted to include them in the menu. Black-eyed … Continue reading

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Roasted beet salad with avocado, hazelnuts and smoked salt

I recently discovered smoked salt, and it’s been even more revelatory than smoked paprika (Seattleites, you know you can get both in bulk at Big John’s PFI, right?). I’m pretty sure that there are few things in life that aren’t … Continue reading

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A blog all about okara

If you make your own soy milk, you’re probably up to your eyeballs in okara, the fiber- and protein-rich pulp left after you strain off the milk. And if you’re like my friend Anna, this has led you to look … Continue reading

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