Author Archives: Alexa

Where have I been? Good question!

I so wanted to get this out yesterday so it would be exactly a year since my last post, but alas, over a year has passed since I last updated this site (a year and one day!). I wouldn’t usually make excuses for that kind of absence, but in this case, the excuses are great ones, [...]
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Whipped Almond Coconut Cream with Balsamic Strawberries

You have to go get a can of coconut cream. Like, right now. Seriously. Go buy it, put it in the refrigerator, and then you can sit and finish reading this post, because there will already be a can of coconut cream in your fridge. I mean, who doesn’t like strawberries and cream, right?! Well, yes, [...]
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Welcome Summer with Vegan Cashew Pesto

Whether it’s wafting over from your garden (oh I wish I had a garden!), or from your CSA box (in my case…), or even from your grocery store (when all else fails!) – I’m sure we can all agree that the sweet scent of fresh basil is THE smell of summer. Although basil can be [...]
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I LAvocado You.

I used to be terrified of avocados and coconuts. A child of the early nineties, I was raised during the peak of the “all-fat-is-bad-fat” phase epitomized by low-fat Snackwell’s cookies. It was only in the past few years, truly, that I’ve been able to fully embrace these plant fats without feeling guilty, and I now I’m [...]
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Taste of Queens 2013

Last Tuesday was the 11th annual Taste of Queens event, a night of delicious food and drinks hosted by the Queens Economic Development Corporation at Citi Field. There were over 900 people sampling all sorts of treats from 40 local Queens-based restaurants, bars and food companies. I was excited to see some familiar faces from other [...]
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