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raw spicy corn chips

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My "go to" dinner when I'm feeling particularly not like cooking is tortilla chips and salsa. Personally, I've always felt that this was a great meal choice because it's got veggies! However, my friend Shannon has informed me that salsa and chips does not actually qualify as a meal, lacking as it is in protein and full as it is in fats and empty calories from the chips. My argument is: well, it's healthier than when I eat popcorn for dinner! Her response to that is often along the lines of "oh my god! that's NOT okay!" or "popcorn's not a meal either!"

Well, I think, Ms. Shannon, I have found a loophole! I have created a healthy tortilla chip, that with salsa and cashew sour cream or walnut meat, DOES qualify as not only a delicious, but also a nutritious meal! And assuming that the chips are made ahe…

Grilled veggie yumminess

I know, I know, I haven't posted in forever. It's not that I didn't have anything to post, it's just that I fell out of the habit. It's like the gym - I love going, but if I miss a couple of days, it's impossible to hop back on that treadmill/yoga mat. But, I did collect a bunch of fun and easy recipes to post, so you'll be seeing a lot more of me in the next regular while.

I discovered something the other day when making another noodle bowl (with rice - though not a rice bowl, because that's something different...) that helped me along on my path to become the laziest chef EVER. I always think it's so funny when I mention one of my dishes or desserts to a non-vegan and their first comment is almost always "that must be a lot of work." HA! As IF I'd spend more that 10 minutes prep time for anything! Mostly it's true everything in a food processor, push button, voila! Well, the one thing that does tend to take a while, and thus is …