Episode 139: Plant-based Proteins, Stir Fry Strategies, Allyson Kramer

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Some of Joy’s favorite stir fry ingredients ready to cook.

We talked about how the state of Vermont has helped the cause of GMO labeling. Our take: What’s the harm of letting people know what’s in their food?

What is the deal with protein, and especially plant-based protein? We talk about our favorite meat free sources of this macro nutrient.

We share our hard-won stir fry wisdom and strategies.

Maris interviews vegan cookbook author Allyson Kramer about her work and her new book, called Naturally Lean.

At the market for us this week? Fiddlehead ferns.

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Episode 138: Potatoes, Lost in the Supermarket, Passover

A recipe twice baked potato Joy made and enjoyed
A recipe twice baked potato Joy made and enjoyed

There are drugs in the salmon. UGH. We hate this news.

Potato forward meals. Surprisingly, the unfairly maligned spud makes a substantial centerpiece for a meatless meal.

We want you to keep listening to this podcast, but there are other food themed podcasts you might want to check out, too. We suggest adding Lost in the Supermarket to your audio diet.

Marisa explains the foods and recipes of Passover to Joy. She spills her brisket secrets.

And finally, all about stinging nettles.

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Episode 137: Breakfast Special!

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One of Marisa’s breakfast bowls.

This episode is a breakfast free-for-all.

We talk, among other things, about:

  • Weekday versus weekend breakfasts
  • Marisa’s obsession with vintage waffle irons
  • Joy’s fast food exemption
  • Eggs, all the ways
  • Oats and oat toppings
  • Joy and Marisa face off over whose whole grain pancakes are hippy-er
  • Joy explains the new system of maple syrup grades
  • Granola and other cereals
  • Smoothies
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Episode 136: Chopped Salads, Kombucha, Losing Your Cooking Groove

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Rhubarb

Precycling! We talk about a New York Times story on the anti-packaging movement in grocery shopping.

Next up: Chopped salads. Why we love them, how we make them.

Kombucha–that trendy, fizzy fermented tea drink. Marisa and Joy share their differing opinions on this brew. Marisa talks about how to make it.

Sometimes even the most enthusiastic home cooks lose their verve, including us. How do we get back into our happy places in the kitchen?

Spring is here, and rhubarb is back! Here’s Marisa’s take on roasted rhubarb.

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