Tahini 101

Recently some of my carnivorous friends have asked me, “What’s the big deal about tahini for you vegetarian and vegans?” Originating in the middle east, Tahini is a ground sesame seed paste that has a similar texture to peanut butter. It’s a creamy, oily, and smooth nut butter rich in calcium that middle easterners and … Continue reading Tahini 101

Chickpea Fries …

While I was tripping around New York City this spring with friends we dined at a cute little vegan restaurant in the Upper West Side called Peacefood Café.   I get SO excited any time I can eat at a vegetarian or vegan restaurant and usually go for the food coma when ordering.  One of … Continue reading Chickpea Fries …