Entries by Lindsay Denny

Apple Pie Oatmeal (Vegan)

By Tiffany Wu – Makes 1 serving    Still looking for ways to enjoy sweet, local apples? Friendly City is stocked full of this delicious fruit right now. I bought a big bag of crisp gala apples on my most recent trip to Friendly City and was inspired to make apple pie oatmeal. I love […]

Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins (Vegan)

By Tiffany Wu – Makes 12 muffins These pumpkin cornbread muffins are savory, sweet, and perfect for fall. The earthy flavors of pumpkin and cornmeal compliment each other nicely and put a new spin on this classic dish. Friendly City Food Coop carries local yellow cornmeal in their bulk bin section, which gives the muffins […]

Mediterranean Diet

For the last couple of decades, many cardiologists, nutritionists, dieticians and the general media have bombarded Westerners to “adopt a Mediterranean Diet.” But what does that mean, exactly? Sopping up slices of baguette with flavored extra virgin olive oil and washing it down with a glass of cabernet? (Okay, I admit – this is one […]

Veggie Sushi (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

By Tiffany Wu – Makes about 48 total  This veggie sushi recipe is one of my all time favorites. It is simple to make, tastes amazing, and has a nourishing ingredient list. You can easily customize these rolls by adding your favorite veggies. My personal favorite is the combination of creamy avocado, refreshing cucumber, and […]

Local Vendor – Teeny Tiny Spice Company

By Colleen Lyons Connecticut native Thora Pomicter never planned to start a company; she was an English major in college and a stay at home mom for years. Always passionate about cooking, she wanted to make the process simpler. This lead Thora to making pre-made spice blends, and after many compliments from her friends, she, […]

Chocolate Smoothie Bowl (Vegan)

By Tiffany Wu– Makes 1 Serving On a hot summer day, this rich and creamy chocolate smoothie bowl is the perfect treat to cool down with. With only three wholesome ingredients, you can enjoy this smoothie for a healthy breakfast, snack, or dessert. I have found that using frozen bananas is the key to achieving […]

Asian Peanut Noodles (vegan and gluten-free)

By Tiffany Wu–  Makes 4-6 Servings Growing up, my mom always used to make her delicious peanut butter noodles when the weather got warmer. The creamy peanut sauce combined with crisp veggies always made for a satisfying meal. This dish reminds me of my childhood and is so simple and easy to make. Bragg’s liquid […]

Blueberry Coconut Muffins

By Tiffany Wu – Makes 12 muffins These blueberry coconut muffins take full advantage of blueberry season and are bursting with flavor. The shredded coconut complements the blueberries nicely and adds a tropical twist to the muffins. In place of eggs, I used ground flax seed dissolved in hot water. The flax seed and water mixture […]

Ayurveda for Summer Balance

Ayurveda, the art of living daily in harmony with nature, is the mother to all of the world’s healing systems. It is also referred to as the “Twin Healing Science of Yoga” and the roots from which Greek, Persian, and Chinese Medicine originate. Working with the laws of nature by applying even a few Ayurvedic […]

Alternatives to Milk

Although milk alternatives make up just 8% of overall milk sales in the U.S., the market for these dairy free products are on the rise. For vegans, individuals with food allergies, the lactose intolerant, or simply those who want low-calorie, low-sugar, lactose-free alternatives for their coffee in the morning, plant-based milks are the product for […]