Nomtastic: Red Velvet Cupcakes

Sometimes when life gets you down you need something special to brighten your day.  Nothing can put a smile on my face quite like a cupcake. Cakes are awesome, but they require things like cutlery and plates. Cupcakes require only a hand.  Plus there is something truly special knowing that that little cupcake is yours and yours alone.

24 Feb 2012 10:46 GMT

Vegan Nibbles: 3 Ways to Jazz Up Your Bagels

I live in New York City where we have these things called bagels. You might have them where you live, but they are different. You can tell me, "Oh, no, I know this place where you can get a real bagel..." I hate to break it to you, but you are wrong. So, in an effort to jazz up what you call a "bagel" why don't you try out one of the ideas below? Each recipe starts with a base of Tof...

22 Feb 2012 11:02 GMT

Vegan Nibbles: Eggplant Chickpea Stew

I have a love/hate relationship with eggplant. Some days it's the best thing ever and other days it's like I've committed a crime and the punishment is eating slimy sponge for lunch. Recently, eggplant and I were back in love, buying each other presents and whispering sweet nothings into each other's ears.

15 Feb 2012 14:07 GMT

Vegan Nibbles: 'I Heart You' Sugar Cookies

It's my favorite time of year you guys! I unabashedly love Valentine's Day with the passion of a thousand first kisses. Is there a better way to tell someone you love them than through food? I do not know of any better way, friends. So why not make a batch of these sugar cookies, decorate them all fancy pants and give them to your crush/partner/best friend/best dog/best stranger?

08 Feb 2012 16:28 GMT

Nomtastic: Fried Rice

I’ll be the first to tell you that I’m not one for leftovers. They honestly freak me out. Sometimes, though, there is a recipe that requires leftovers. Fried rice is one of those recipes.  I’d made fried rice in the past using freshly made rice and it just gums up and gets nasty.  With some simple planning, fried rice is now one of my favorite meals of the week.

02 Feb 2012 13:00 GMT

Vegan Nibbles: Banana Blueberry Muffins

Muffins make me so happy. With a muffin, you get to walk around like you've got your life together. You're one of those healthy people that maybe bikes to work and always has extra safety pins in her bag in case a hem goes rogue. You whip out that muffin from your immaculately organized bag to fuel you through your morning meeting where you'll use your very large brain to impress many people. You're very important.

01 Feb 2012 14:23 GMT

Good Housekeeping Launches iPad app

Magazines have been making the leap to digital in one way or another for quite some time, but the team at Good Housekeeping UK  the leading women’s lifestyle magazine, have done something a little different. This week, they launched their first-ever iPad app in Britain, with a foodie twist.

31 Jan 2012 14:03 GMT

Nomtastic: Teriyaki Marinade

Some of the best recipes are born out of boredom. That desire to eat something different, something that you’ve never done before but you’re willing to try to make.  One night when my mom was bored with plain old broiled/grilled chicken she decided to make her own teriyaki marinade. It was a hit and we’ve been making it ever since.

26 Jan 2012 13:22 GMT

Vegan Nibbles: Maple Glazed Almonds

This is a super quick, super easy way to jazz up your almonds. They're great on salads and ice cream. But be warned, after they've cooled, put them away or else you'll keep grabbing handfuls off the counter.Ingredients1 teaspoon canola oil1 cup raw almonds2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

25 Jan 2012 14:25 GMT

Nomtastic: Chicken Fajitas

I love Mexican food.  I’ve already told you all about my love affair with tacos, but there is a food that I love even more than Tacos.  Fajitas.Fajitas, pronounced Fa-hee-tas for those who aren’t familiar; is a dish featuring steak or chicken mixed with sautéed onions, bell peppers and spices.  Traditionally, Spanish rice and refried beans are served on the side along with tortillas of your choice. I ...

19 Jan 2012 17:06 GMT

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