February 6, 2012


February 6, 2012 - .  

breakfast: coffee with unsweetened vanilla soy milk

lunch: broccoli; mediterranean black bean and quinoa patty with lettuce; mustard baked tofu; vegetable and bean tahini casserole

snacks: trail mix (almonds, cashews, dried pineapple, dried cranberries)

dinner and drinks at heritage india: vegetable samosa (without the green sauce); papri chat (veganized); Southern Roasted Garlic and Blackbean Hummus with plan Naan (instead of Parmesan); spicy tofu tempered with mustard seeds and plum tomatoes; ginger mojito; margarita

January 31, 2012


January 31, 2012 - .  

breakfast: banana with peanut butter; peppermint tea

lunch: leftover chili: black beans, kidney beans, corn, and brown rice

snacks: peppermint tea with unsweetened vanilla soy milk; trail mix (peanuts, cashews, almonds, and raisins)

dinner at mai tai with phil, ivy, and deb: drunken noodles with tofu; singha; sticky rice and mango


October 30, 2011

stacey- Mom’s last day in DC

October 30, 2011 - .  

brunch at amsterdam falafel: whole pita with falafel, beets, chickpeas, eggplant, cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley sauce, etc.

dinner at pho 14vegetarian pho

more food:

1) pizza strip from calvitto’s (in RI)

2) chocolate chips

3) raw coconut macaroon from wildlour bakery

4) spaghetti squash with broccoli, tofu, tomato sauce, and green beans

October 28, 2011

stacey- Mom arrives in DC

October 28, 2011 - .  

breakfast: banana

lunch: vegan potato and spinach balls; stir fry with quinoa, sweet potatoes, collard greens, ginger, garlic, coconut milk, and avocado

snack: (too many) cashews

dinner with mom at meskerem ethiopian restaurant: vegetarian platter. This was my mom’s first time eating Ethiopian food and she loved it.

dessert: raw coconut macaroon from wildflour bakery (in RI)

October 21, 2011


October 21, 2011 - .  

breakfast: peppermint tea with vanilla soy milk; banana

lunch: pasta with marinara sauce and daiya cheese; baked tofu in a lemon mustard marinade; roasted broccoli with garlic cloves; tomatoes marinated in balsamic vinegar and basil

snack: an apple; dark chocolate with sea salt

dinner at the vegetable garden: wonton with coriander soup; garden pan (yupa, lotus root, kelp, nappa cabbage, cauliflower, seitan, tempeh, shiitake mushrooms and carrots in a light brown sauce)- too healthy tasting; royal eggplant (deep fried eggplant- yummy); Heineken

beer at acre 121 while watching nate play:blue point toasted lager

October 14, 2011


October 14, 2011 - .  

breakfast: tazo refresh tea with soy milk; almonds; herb coast cashews broccoli stems; banana

lunch: leftover black beans, tofu & quinoa with chipotle raspberry sauce; liz lovely gluten free german chocolate cake

snack: apple

dinner 1: vegan cheeseburger from cafe green

shabbat dinner at occupy dc: pasta with sundried tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, and garlic; roasted chestnuts; black beans with kimchi; quinoa with vegetables and cashew butter


October 3, 2011


October 3, 2011 - .  

breakfast: coffee with soy milk; salty oatmeal; almonds

lunch: leftovers from rosh hashanah dinner crispen’s collard green zimbabwean dish over brown rice; pumpkin and saffron rice pilaf; Winter Squash with Caramelized Onions; Spinach with Olives, Raisins and Pine Nuts; Couscous with dates and pistachios (recipe from cooks illustrated)

snack: banana

dinner with joanna and john at heritage india (specify that all food needs to be made vegan): margaritas; appetizers

October 1, 2011


October 1, 2011 - .  

breakfast: quaker oat squares with rice milk and coconut milk

lunch: leftover salad burger and tater tots from tonic

snacks: a sample of old bey kettle corn at crafty bastards; pizza strip from calviotto’s; apple

dinner cooked with eva: fried green tomatoes* (green tomatoes bread in corn meal, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper) served with chickpeas, red tomatoes*, basil*, onion, and garlic over brown rice; vegan brownies

* = food from my garden



September 30, 2011


September 30, 2011 - .  

breakfast: iced coffee with vanilla soy milk; banana

lunch with adi and demetrius (my first taste of dc food trucks): free peanut butter and jelly sandwich on gluten free bread from sauca (pretty gross, but it’s not their normal menu, so i would try it again); vegan taco with sexy sweet tofu, kimchi lime, cilantro, chopped onion, sesame seeds, and #15 sauce from far east taco grille; leftover pomegranate tofu with roasted broccoli over brown rice

snack: grapes

dinner at tonic with eva and khady: vegan salad burger with tater tots; new belgium 1554 (vegan according to barnivore)




September 23, 2011

stacey- i ate three meals before 10:30am

September 23, 2011 - .  

breakfast: salty oatmeal; bigelow sweet dreams tea with vanilla soy milk; cashews; almonds; sesmark gluten free rice thins (thanks barb)

lunch: pasta with earth balance; chili with sweet potatoes, carrots, black beans, pink beans, zucchini, tomatoes, and tempeh

snack: apple; asian pear

dinner and drinks with barb and joanna at heritage india: 2 margaritas; various appetizers

September 21, 2011


September 21, 2011 - .  

breakfast: salty oatmeal; soy latte

lunch: trail mix (roasted squash seeds, almonds, cashews, rains, date pieces in flour); banana; apple

dinner before fela with nate at busboys and poets: tempeh with vegan mayonnaise, arugula, roasted red peppers, saute’ed onions, daiya cheese (i added this in) on rosemary sun-dried tomato loaf; house salad; french fries

September 16, 2011


September 16, 2011 - .  

breakfast: soy latte

lunch: leftover brown rice ne muriwo; leftover summer squash* with onions, garlic, black beans, basil*,  raspberry vinaigrette over brown rice

* = food from my garden

snack: leftover vegan ice cream cake

dinner on the bus to ny: homemade trail mix (cashews, almonds, raisins, date pieces in flour, roasted squash seeds); chip p salad from sweet green

September 11, 2011


September 11, 2011 - .  

breakfast: with coconut milk and banana

lunch: my housemate’s leftovers from sweet and natural mac and cheese; sweet potatoes; ; walnut raisin bread with earth balance; 1 kale chip; mint chip

a dinner party at adi’s:

drink at dc9 while watching emery’s band, man/miracle: natty boh


September 9, 2011


September 9, 2011 - .  

breakfast: bigelow sweet dreams tea with soy milk; banana with peanut butter; apple

lunch: last of the healthy hoagie;  bulgur, tomato couscous, kale, black eyed peas, potatoes, and sweet potatoes

snack: skittles blenders; vegan halva!!!!!!!!!!!! (thanks Devora)

dinner cooked with eva: panang curry with red peppers, tofu, broccoli, garlic, onions, patty pan squash*, thai basil*, soy sauce, vegan oyster sauce, and panang curry mix over brown rice)

drink at the red derby: natty boh

dessert: lentil with cumin poppa dum; rice cake

September 8, 2011


September 8, 2011 - .  

breakfast: coffee with soy milk; almonds; date pieces in flour; raisins

lunch: toasted whole wheat pita with humus, an heirloom tomato*, parsley, and chickpeas

* = food from my garden

snacks: more almonds; date pieces in flour; raisins; last of the crispy tofu, garlic string beans, and white rice from  golden harbor

dinner and drinks at heritage india with barb: margarita (at an indian restaurant!); bud light; various appetizers-specify vegan (bhel puri, aloo tikki, samosa, etc.)

dessert: banana; semi sweet chocolate chips

August 29, 2011


August 29, 2011 - .  

breakfast: coffee with vanilla soy milk; trail mix (almonds, cashews, date pieces in flour, raisins)

lunch: burrito (brown rice, refried chipotle black beans, avocado, tomato, broccoli, red peppers, onion); leftover collard green salad

snack: chocolate cake; more coffee with soy milk; mint/chamomile tea with soy milk; banana

dinner and drinks at nooshi: pina colada; amstel light; vegetable hot pot (cellophane noodles, napa, scallions, onions, carrots, and tofu); white rice with soy sauce


August 23, 2011


August 23, 2011 - .  

breakfast: coffee with vanilla soy milk; homemade trail mix (date pieces in flour, raisins, almonds, cashews); bigelow sweet dreams tea

lunch with zack and hanna!: vegetarian platter at zenebech

snacks: more homemade trail mix; Trader Joe’s Thai Vegetable Gyoza (Pot Stickers)

dinner at eva’s: whole wheat ziti with homemade tomato* eggplant sauce; tomato salad (tomatoes*, parsley, salt, and pepper); roasted beets*; sauteed beet greens*

* = food from my garden

dessert:oreo fudge mint cookies (they taste like thin mints)



more homemade trail mix
trader joe’s thai vegetable gyooza

August 1, 2011


August 1, 2011 - .  

breakfast: apple with peanut butter; iced coffee with unsweetened vanilla almond milk; date pieces in flour; raisins

lunch: more iced coffee; sauteed garlic, onion, summer squash*, fresh basil*, salt, and pepper; sauteed green beans* and wax beans*; fresh chopped heirloom tomatoes*; sauteed beet* and collard greens* with red wine vinegar; sauteed vegan chicken with cumin, chili powder, cayenne powder

* = from my garden

snack: annie chun’s roasted wasabi seaweed; 2 bananas

dinner while watching the west wing: new haven green pizza (specify you want it made vegan: artichoke hearts, vegan cheese; sauteed Spinach, oven-dried tomatoes, and kalamata olives) from pete’s apizza; does equis (vegan according to barnivore.com); newman’s o’s- chocolate creme;

July 30, 2011


July 30, 2011 - .  

breakfast: kix with coconut and rice milk; calvitto’s pizza strip

lunch at asylum: Vegan Huevos Rancheros  (Tofu Scramble atop a corn tostada, topped with salsa and vegan cheese, served with home fries and black beans)

snack at flying fish coffee and tea: iced coffee with soy milk

dinner at nate’s: bbq’d boca burger with red onion, lettuce, and tomato; sierra nevada beer (vegan according to barnivore.com)

July 27, 2011


July 27, 2011 - .  

breakfast: 1/2 sesame bagel with tofutti cream cheese from bagelz; coffee with unsweetened vanilla almond milk; pistachio nuts

lunch at bread and brew with meg: roasted vegetable and hummus sandwich on ciabatta; minestrone soup

snacks: watermelon; stacy’s pita chips

dinner: a vegetable salad with tomato and avocado that had gone bad; an “ice cream sandwich”: trader joes’ chocolate coconut ice cream, mint swirl ice cream sandwiched between graham crackers



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