A Hearty Vegetarian Food Blog

Author: Teresa

Stuffed endives with goat cheese, pomegranate arils, and rosemary croutons

Stuffed endives with goat cheese, pomegranate arils, and rosemary croutons

One day I’m assembling stuffed endives, arranging them artistically on a platter, and gracefully offering them to my roommate and her dog wearing a bow tie*, and the next day I’m taking covert bites from a block of cheese out of my purse and calling […]

Mediterranean Stuffed Acorn Squash

Mediterranean Stuffed Acorn Squash

I have this poster in my kitchen with the heading “District Harvest: What’s in Season in Washington, DC,” and my house guests often study it when they’re not admiring my collection of half-dead succulents. It’s a beautiful infographic with concentric circles depicting what produce you […]

Butternut Squash Red Curry

Butternut Squash Red Curry

So in my line of work, which I don’t talk a lot about here because I want to keep my job, I have some interesting and occasionally high-profile opportunities. These include attending meetings at the annual United Nations General Assembly gathering in New York, where […]

Brussels Sprout, Parmesan, and Burrata Skillet Pizza

Brussels Sprout, Parmesan, and Burrata Skillet Pizza

Hot take: Debaucherous pizza story with a tragic ending coming at you. But then you get burrata as a reward for indulging me and reading this story. So a couple of months ago, when I was freshly 25 years old, I went to some bars […]

Pasta Alla Checca with Goat Cheese and Balsamic

Pasta Alla Checca with Goat Cheese and Balsamic

August 15, 2018, and my basil plant will live to see another day. In fact, even after at least one near-death experience and some damage inflicted by the neighborhood hooligans (rabbits), my basil is thriving. And don’t get me wrong, this basil has been subjected […]

Veggie Skewers with Huancaina Sauce

Veggie Skewers with Huancaina Sauce

So I recently went to Austin Texas, and I heard a lot about “keeping Austin weird,” but tbh I think I could give Austin a run for its money. Let’s dive in: Austin: Has lots of vintage stores with a somewhat chic, but not that […]

Balsamic Strawberry Basil Salad with Goat Cheese and Pistachios

Balsamic Strawberry Basil Salad with Goat Cheese and Pistachios

I absolutely love visiting my local farmers’ market. Fresh produce makes me excited, and freshly baked bread and pastries make me even more excited. Yep I’m using the term “farmers’ market” loosely. Recently, I’ve been at the farmers’ market even more regularly than usual because […]

Sriracha Glazed Tofu Tacos

Sriracha Glazed Tofu Tacos

So Trader Joe’s, which is the inspiration for many things in my life (#storecrush) was the inspiration for these sriracha tofu tacos. When I saw sriracha tofu at Trader Joe’s recently, my first thought was “Wow that looks so juicy and delish and way better […]

Umami Cheddar, Parmesan, and Mushroom Risotto

Umami Cheddar, Parmesan, and Mushroom Risotto

We’re closing in on the final stages of winter here, and I’m thanking the risotto gods that I have made it this far. Barely, barely. I know winter happens every year, but every year, it takes me by surprise how physically cold it can get. […]

Matcha Brigadeiros

Matcha Brigadeiros

I have big plans for Valentine’s Day. Here’s the list: Going to work and writing on hot pink post-its instead of the blue ones I usually use Skipping my workout at the gym and going straight to the sauna because #selfcare Making peanut butter cream […]