MatchaTruffles

Annual Tradition: Holiday Truffles

As I write this, I am snuggled up in an arm chair at my dad’s house, my comfiest sweatpants tucked into overly fluffy socks, while the scent of this morning’s waffles still lingers in the air. Looking out the window at the ...

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The sweet magic of persimmon cake

During the four years I lived in Portland in my 20’s, I called four different places home … the second of which was by far my favorite. What this studio lacked in size, it made up for in character. Sure, I may have had ...

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How To Create A Superfood Thanksgiving

Whether you’re a magician in the kitchen or simply the master of takeout, there’s one day everyone’s culinary skills are put to the test: Thanksgiving! If you’re thinking about sprucing up your menu this year with superfoods, you’re definitely on the right ...

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Superfood Applesauce Is Here, And It’s Awesome

There’s two reasons you should consider making your own applesauce. First, because it’s mind-blowingly good (and easy). I promise you, if you’re thinking applesauce falls into the “just okay” department of delicious foods, then clearly you’ve never tried a freshly-made batch! Homemade sauces ...

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Pumpkin Latte Smoothie

While I’m far from an “everyday” coffee drinker (a big change from my habits a decade ago!), I will fully admit I still adore the flavor … and occasionally indulge. During autumn, I’m especially tempted, as my seasonal obsession — pumpkin — marries so well with ...

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Yes, We’re Calling It: This Is The Pasta Of The S...

It’s no secret that every fall, a collective cry can be heard from foodies around the world: “SQUAAAAAAAAAASH!” We pretty much freak out over the ability to get that big, heavy, colorful winter squash again, the same way we might react from bumping into a ...

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Green Your Halloween With This Superfood Treat

When grocery markets start stocking entire aisles of candy, and every store reeks of pumpkin spice, it’s hard to avoid getting into at least a little bit of sugary trouble. Good intentions can quickly take the backseat to bright colors and “fun-size” ...

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Purple Quinoa, Roasted Carrots & Carrot-Top Pistou

I can really be an idiot sometimes.

Earlier this year, a friend invited me to a small, intimate dinner that centered around celebrating a collection of fresh black truffles. Seriously. To say that the food was heavenly is as much of an understatement ...

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Cashew Cream Cheese

A few weeks ago, I teased on Instagram my cashew cream cheese problems: a highly serious problem of making — and thus having — much too much cream cheese on hand, thereby putting it in and on ...

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This Glow Bowl Lives Up To Its Beautiful Reputation

When you think about a daily “beauty routine,” sitting down to hearty lunch isn’t probably the first thing that comes to mind. We (and yes, I’m speaking about both women AND men here) are bombarded by ways to look our best selves via ...