Low Fat Triple Berry Crisp

Hello from the middle of a Chicago winter! I just moved here to take a job with the amazing Hampton Creek Foods (like us on Facebook here). Eva, her boyfriend Omar, and I are all roommates now, which means our apartment is literally 100% of the time filled with delectable vegan food because we all love to cook.

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Strawberry Mint Tart

Once I made a tart to satisfy the sweet tooth of my friend Nathan and this tart kicked some major ass. The idea for this recipe started when I began contemplating what to do with the bunches of mint from my mom’s garden. Of course that mint mostly ended up going into a delicious mint-coriander chutney, but the idea of making a tart with strawberry and mint flavors stuck with me. A month later I found myself at the grocery store with Nathan buying strawberries and mint.

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Low Fat Strawberry Shortcake

She called for the doctor, and the doctor said // Give that baby some shortnin’ bread!

In my mind, there are only two ways to eat amazing strawberries, and one of them doesn’t require a recipe. If you want to just eat them raw, rinsed, straight out of the container, you now have my permission. For the rest of you, those who can delay gratification for about 30 minutes, I have this recipe.

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Heavenly Strawberry Bread

I have always loved strawberries. When I was three I named my cat Strawberry. Actually, I pretty much love all fruit. I dare you to find a fruit I don’t like.  Wait, I have one for you: durian. My problem with durian is 100% the smell. I want my fruit to smell sweet or tart, I do not want it to smell like compost. Luckily I don’t come across durian very often.  But I am getting off track here. Back to strawberries. Mmm strawberries. I mean, come on.

 

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