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Salad with Braised Tofu and Spicy Peanut Dressing

Butter lettuce, green onion, red bell pepper, cucumber, fresh mint. Dressing: 1 spoonful of peanut butter, a few splashes each: soy sauce and rice vinegar, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and water to thin to desired consistency.  Wisk in small bowl with fork.  Taste and adjust ratio of ingredients as needed. The braised tofu is a… Continue reading Salad with Braised Tofu and Spicy Peanut Dressing

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Warm Pasta Salad with Peas, Avocado, and Herbs

1. Boil water and add salt 2. Add pasta 3. Add frozen peas to the pasta water when 5 min of cooking time are left 4. Drain 5. Smash avocado with chopped parsley, dill, mint, a little red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt, and crushed red pepper. 6. Toss pasta with avocado mixture Parmesan cheese… Continue reading Warm Pasta Salad with Peas, Avocado, and Herbs

Not Your Typical Weight Loss Story

This is Not Your Typical Weight Loss Story – Part 1, Leah

I am going to be publishing a series of posts written by people I have met who have a variety of experiences with their weight and weight loss.  If you listen to the narrative of the diet industry, weight loss stories are simple: lose weight, live happily ever after. the end.  However, this is rarely… Continue reading This is Not Your Typical Weight Loss Story – Part 1, Leah