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Hit on at Whole Foods… and a mushroom-y meal

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The two things don’t really have much to do with each other, except that they both happened yesterday.

In the afternoon, while on my weekly trip to Whole Foods, a guy hit on me in the bulk aisle… We ended up having like a 20-minute conversation, and then he asked me for my phone number. Why am I telling you this random story? Because it got me thinking: Maybe I should be looking for guys in health-food stores.  Just Kidding!  But seriously, I’d probably have a good chance of finding someone with similar interests to mine! So everyone, go hit up your local health-food store! 😉

Edit: In later blog entries, I refer to the guy as Whole Foods Boy.

Anyways… on to the food.

Something got into my teachers (perhaps the recent cold spell here in Dallas?) because I had no homework last night! With so much extra time on my hands, I decided to be rebellious and NOT invite my friend, Mr. Microwave, to dinner. Instead, I cooked up a wonderful Fall comfort meal: mushroom stroganoff.

vegan stroganoff

As I’v said many times before, I’m not very good at following a recipe to a T. My creative gene gets the better of me, every time. Last night was no different; I ended up using a combination of two different stroganoff recipes, mixed with some of my own panache. The result:

mushroom stroganoff

I ate the mushroom stroganoff over a serving of whole-wheat pasta, with some steamed bok choy on the side. It tasted just as amazing as it looks.

Mushroom porn:

Katie is the baker, photographer, and author of the popular blog Chocolate-Covered Katie. Her favorite food is chocolate, and she believes in eating a balanced diet that includes dessert every single day. More about Katie—> 
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  1. Vegyogini says:

    Well, did you actually give him your number? 😉

  2. magpie says:

    mmm mushrooms :) I love stroganoff. thanks for reminding me about it!

  3. jessy says:

    oooooo! a boy in whole foods hit on you?! that’s so awesome! yay! :) flattering, indeeds!

    oh my gosh, the stroganoff looks soooo super stellar, CCV! i can’t wait for the recipe! superw00t!

  4. Virginia says:

    i love mushrooms! it looks great!

    so, did u give him your number or not?? =P

  5. alaina says:

    there are always hot guys at sprouts, i have no idea why! mostly the employees. i’m planning on getting a summer job there 😉

  6. Alice (in Veganland) says:

    Naughty mushroom porn! haha. It looks so good…

  7. Ali loves Keyshia Cole! says:

    mmmmmmmm it looks sooooooo delicious!!!

  8. TavoLini says:

    Hooray for hot guys at Whole Foods 😉

    Stroganoff looks mouthwatering! That sounds like a perfect autumn dish.

  9. Wholesome Foodie says:

    I <33333333333 mushrooms!! It looks sooo good.
    And yeah, did you end up giving him your number? Hope you did :)

  10. Becca says:

    I am not surprised at all that he asked for your number, makeup or no makeup! The stroganoff looks yummy!!

  11. vegannurse says:

    I feel so naughty after all that mushroom porn… mmm!!

    I love that you were hit on at Whole Foods, that’s so awesome! But I mean, who wouldn’t? You are one sexy Chocolate Covered Vegan after all [with or WITHOUT makeup, ;-)].

    Have a great day and thanks for this awesome recipe!

    OH! By the way, I cooked up some bulghur, so guess what I’ll be trying soon… BLENDED GRAINS! 😀

  12. Veg-a-Nut says:

    So when is your first date? How cool if he was a vegan and the two of you hit it off? wow! (calm down cupid) Mushroom porn rocks. hehe

  13. Cody says:

    The last time I got hit on (at work, closing alone) it was borderline sexual harassment. I’ve been trying to get into Whole Foods bakery… maybe the guy-crop there will be classier.

  14. Meg says:

    Mushroom stroganoff…brilliant! I will have to try this!

  15. River says:

    Best mushroom porn ever!!
    C-C-V-got-hit-on-by-a-hot-guy! (singing to grandma got run over by a reindeer) 😛

  16. T says:

    Oh yeah, health-food stores are a total hotspot, lol.

    That stroganoff looks awesome!

  17. Eileen says:

    That looks delicious! I can’t wait for the recipe.

  18. tofufreak says:

    mmmmm mushrooms!! 😀 haha i love how someone hit on you at whole foods ;D

  19. Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) says:

    Your food looks delicious!

  20. aTxVegn says:

    Those mushrooms look divine. I don’t get to eat them often enough.

    Maybe you should make 2 trips a week to the bulk aisle….