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Grilled Caramelized Onion, Fig and Arugula Pizza

Just when I am really getting into the groove of warm weather, eating most meals outside, I start hearing crickets. No, literal crickets. Can you hear them? All day, all night. A consistent outdoor humming. It’s like the school buses, suddenly they appear. And like that, the veil comes off. …

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Cold Cucumber Soup

If you have any semblance of a garden this summer, then you have way too many cucumbers. Cucumbers are one of those vegetables that a. absolutely proliferates in your garden and b. suddenly feels very limiting. I love growing them, until I have at least 40 of them. And well, …

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Watermelon Cucumber Gazpacho with Mint

I love all dishes that can fit into a bowl – stews, curries, grain bowls, oatmeal, even smoothies. And when it comes to summer eating I especially love cold soups. This soup contains two of my favorite summer foods – watermelon and cucumbers. Not only are they low calorie and …

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Dark Chocolate Black Bean Brownies

Listen. Sometimes a girl’s got a do what a girl’s gotta do. And when it comes to wanting something sweet I want it to be well worth it. These brownies did not disappoint. We were going to a Fourth of July party last week with a “everyone contribute” clause, which …

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Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I imagine, like you, that when the weather gets the slightest bit warm, off goes the oven and on goes the grill unless you live in an apartment (my friend Lisa, however, claims she has an indoor grill, in New York City, that actually doesn’t burn her place down. Hmmm.). …

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Hormone Balancing Smoothie

Why doesn’t anyone talk about hormones? It’s bad enough that we are so confused about what to eat when it comes to losing weight or feeling good. Then try figuring out the hormones responsible for PMS, perimenopause and menopause. You can go on the internet and read millions of websites …

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Butternut Squash and Chickpea Stew Recipe

Oh, if spring would just get here already! We are seriously in between seasons, which calls for in-between eating. So I cooked up this Butternut Squash and Chickpea Stew. Yes, a stew. So winter of me. But, while fresh butternut squash is still in the grocery store (it’s days are …

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Immune Building Recipe: Fire Cider

It’s that time of year when it seems that EVERYONE is sick with something. And I’m taking action. Through food. What we eat is one of the best defenses against getting sick in the winter. The supplement industry would love to sell you all sorts of vitamins to “boost your …

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