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Gingerbread Mini Muffins

Today is my husband’s birthday. Being two days after Christmas, he grew up a little bit in the land of the birthday lost. After the festivities of the holidays, and then the waiting for the next big one, his day would sometimes get lost in the shuffle. I have tried …

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Pumpkin Pecan Bread Pudding

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Extreme days call for extreme measures – and on this Election day this means some comfort food.  Whether you are voting Hilary or Trump, or going rogue with the Green Party, the tension in the air is heavy. Tomorrow, half …

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Nourishing Recipe: Homemade Chai Tea

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section admin_label=”Section” fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] You know how you can get on an eating jag for something and you feel like you could eat it everyday – until you can’t look at it again? Hopefully it is something worth eating, in …

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Israeli Couscous Salad with Summer Fruit and Arugula

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Are we all mourning the loss of summer? I know I will miss the longer days, warm nights at the beach and carefree schedules. But when all feels lost, I know I still have my garden to turn to, at …

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Southwestern Dry Rub

Listen up: summer is not over yet! Even though some of you might be done with your vacations, busy getting your kids off to school, or getting ready to start the fall with a healthier start, please don’t call summer done. I still have a few healthy recipes I want …

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Grow This, Cook That Part 2

My garden, the honey flow – it’s all booming right now and I love it. My bees knocked it out of the park this summer and produced the most delicious honey I have had to date. I have so much kale, squash and carrots that we decided to set up …

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Grow This, Cook That

As is my tradition, I am overrun with zucchini and yellow squash in my garden. A lot goes to the grill – along with this local corn and onion I picked up at the farmer’s market. With my family’s crazy schedule, simply having a lot of components for “bowls” on …

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Curried Coconut Shrimp and Corn Soup

Although most people think of soup on a cold winter’s day, there is something about soup itself that is without its own season. Soup is the nomad of the food world. Last week I wrote that my twins had their wisdom teeth out. Needing to eat only soft foods for …

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Red Pepper and Corn Summer Stir Fry

Red Pepper and Corn Summer Stir Fry This is a recipe I would consider a base recipe – a certain proportion of vegetables, protein and grains – that can easily be mixed and matched depending on season or what you want to put in it. Here is what I made …

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