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A Magical Minestrone with Farro & Chia Pesto

There’s some foods I will pretty much never say no to. Avocado toast is obviously one, oven-baked sweet potato fries is another, and minestrone soup is a solid third. Whenever I see a vegetable-based minestrone on the menu at a restaurant, I ...

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How to Make A Best-Ever Lunch Bowl

The concept of a lunch bowl is pretty brilliant: all your favorite things, now together, in a bowl. I posted my love for them recently in this Buddha Bowl recipe, but what surprised me is the amount of questions about the ...

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This Pumpkin Spice Bread Has A Special Secret

Getting your morning smoothie going in the morning, packing a natural energy bar for the commute, fitting in a detox juice at lunch … there’s a lot of ways to achieve the high-health benefits of superfoods throughout the day, even if you ...

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Make Now, Enjoy All Week: Sesame-Nib Granola

I can talk granola for days. But outside of what’s currently humming in the kitchen, I’ve always been a little shy about sharing too much about my personal life online … a quality that is not very well embraced by today’s standards of self promotion! ...

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Give Your Buddha Bowl A Yummy Makeover

Before they were called “Buddha Bowls,” most of us simply called these tasty amalgams “leftovers.” No offense meant either. Often it’s that casual approach: the leftover takeout rice, scoop of baby spinach, random can of black beans, last scrape of guacamole, freshly-made excess of ...

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Summertime Zucchini Pasta

A big part of what is so wonderful about summertime is just the abundance of it all. Abundant warmth, abundant light, abundant time (at least it feels that way!), and of course, abundant food. Between all the garden parties and celebrations, or just the ...

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Strawberry Milkshake

Well, summer certainly came in with a bang. It’s been crazy hot around here — several days over 100 degrees  (gross, I know) — which means smoothies and juices have been quickly ushered into the spot of “primary food group” this past week. Right now ...

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Amaranth & Purple Yam Croquettes

“Tapas have always been one of my favorite things to make.”

-99% of chefs everywhere

Just why are tapas so awesome? As if I need to tell you — because they’re little bites of flavor-packed awesome! Tapas are a great excuse to use up ...