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Wild Rice with Kabocha Squash & Sage Butter

I promised I had a special recipe to share on the way, and at last, the hungry wait is over!

Well, almost over … first, I can’t help but briefly gush about what a true pleasure it’s been reading all the comments ...

Making chocolate the easy way {VIDEO}

Notice the quiet around here? Yeah, me too. I have a guilty conscience when it comes to this website, and although the brief hiatus of posts here may not be something you one day tell your grandchildren about, it has nonetheless made ...

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Homemade Energy Bars

We all know we’re supposed to be eating more fruits and veggies (and are kinda sick of hearing it), but let’s face it: the craving for a tasty snack isn’t always conveniently synonymous with a bag of peeled and washed carrot sticks. ...

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Perfect Kale Crisps

It’s a really good thing I have the opportunity to work with food for a living, or I’d undoubtedly be destined to spend my days fully distracted. I think I must have been born musing about what I was going to eat ...

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Parsnip Fries

I wish I had a brownie for every time I’ve been informed that eating naturally is simply too hard. While making fancy shmancy meals can be a fun project, uber delicious healthy food doesn’t have to be complicated. Some of my favorite ...

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The “Dirty Dozen:” when eating organic matt...

Undoubtedly: eating organic foods is a good thing. With every organic bite, you’ve just made such a friendly action towards both the planet and your own personal health. I also love that through funneling the money in our food budget towards companies ...

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Green Mango Smoothie

This is a tale of a treat with an identity crisis. Technically, it’s a smoothie because it
A) is made in a blender
B) has fruit
C) includes a little nutrient-rich protein powder
D) is kinda an ugly ...

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Turnips: The Forgotten Tuber

Next to a gleaming pile of tomatoes, and far outdone by a collection of fuchsia-colored radishes and candy-striped beets, I studied the heap of dusty white turnips humbly sitting untouched. While the Santa Monica farmer’s market buzzed with Sunday morning action, the ...

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Energy Tartlets

A wise man once said, “Good things come to those who wait.” Yeah well, clearly he wasn’t having a dessert craving.

Making good, healthy desserts doesn’t have to steal away an afternoon of baking (or 12 hours waiting on a dehydrator). One ...

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“Life Is Good” Salad

Just like the garden I’ve been in for the last week, it’s been quiet up here on the blog front. I had thought that upon visiting my dad in Eastern Washington last week, I’d be able to take advantage of the beautiful ...