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Asiago Peppercorn Dressing

By On August 4, 2015

This creamy, tangy dressing works wonders over crisp lettuces. It’s a salad worth putting on your weekly eats list.  I got a salad spinner for Christmas last year. There aren’t too many… Read More

kale recipes
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VIDEO: Make This Delicious & Nourishing Salad in Under 5 Minutes

By On July 1, 2015

You may have seen my post on making the perfect Kale Salad. Well here it is in video form! It’s pretty raw (pun intended); no voice direction, no background music, no fancy… Read More

Healthy cheese snack
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Seared Cheddar Triangles with Sautéed Mushrooms & Spinach Over Crusty Bread

By On February 1, 2015

“I received free samples of Cabot Cheese mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe challenge sponsored by Cabot Creamery and am eligible to win prizes. I… Read More

Healthy yogurt snack
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Sensational Roasted Persimmons with Honeyed Greek Yogurt + a Comedic Encounter with my Oven

By On January 19, 2015

Have you ever had persimmons? Do you like them? The first time I tried them I was in Big Sur, CA. They were divine. So ripe, sweet and juicy. They really have… Read More

beet recipes
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Beet Hummus

By On December 29, 2014

Have you noticed beet hummus in stores yet? It seems to be popping up ever so discretely; or as discrete as magenta-colored hummus can be. I’ve only seen it in two stores round… Read More

Appetizer

Baked Cauli-Tots

By On October 20, 2014

Nutrify your tator tot. There’s a new book buzzing around called The 52 New Foods Challenge and it’s changing the way families eat. Have you heard of it? Written by the talented Jennifer… Read More

Appetizer

Homemade Olive Hummus + helpful tips on making your own at home

By On September 26, 2014

Ya’ll, this homemade olive hummus is legit. I don’t toot my own horn very often, but for this, I must. I got these meaty, zingy olives from the downtown Charleston farmers market.… Read More

easy sun-dried tomato spread
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Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

By On September 22, 2014

For this month’s redux challenge – making or using dehydrated foods – I REALLY wanted to make fruit leather. Unfortunately, I don’t have a dehydrator, I didn’t have much time to use… Read More

Tempeh meatballs
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Vegetarian Tempeh Meatballs

By On September 20, 2014

Last night I was in the mood for something comforting. A pasta and meatball kind of comfort. I’ve made tempeh meatballs in the past, but I’ve never been satisfied with their moisture level;… Read More

apricot oat bites
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Sweet Basil Apricot Bites

By On August 22, 2014

This month’s Recipe Redux Challenge couldn’t have fit my needs better. It feels like I’ve been in a time crunch ALL month, and thankfully, these bites just took minutes to throw together.… Read More