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Sausage Lentil Stew

By On January 17, 2016

As promised via Instagram, here’s the recipe for this soul-warming stew. Lentils are one of the cheapest sources of protein and iron, and have a magnificent way of adding a velvety texture… Read More

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Are you getting enough Vitamin A everyday?

By On August 10, 2015

Nutripedia is a series of posts designed to help you learn more about the importance of essential nutrients & how to easily incorporate them into your daily life. Vitamins A, D, E, and K… Read More

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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

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How to Make an Unbelievably Delicious Kale Salad

By On March 8, 2015

A simple, nourishing and satisfying salad base. Massage kale leaves with lemon and salt, then lightly coat with a mustard vinaigrette. Add whatever toppings you like, although it is good enough to… Read More


Mushroom Pâté on Crusty Artisan Bread

By On June 13, 2014

“By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by The Mushroom Council and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.”… Read More

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Kale and Wheat Berry Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

By On March 4, 2014

During my search for the perfect salad for Colleen’s Birthday dinner, I stumbled upon this Raw Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad. The tahini-maple dressing is what really caught my eye. Oh, and… Read More

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Enoki, Oyster and Cremini Mushroom Soup with Scallion and Tofu

By On February 15, 2014

I was thrilled when Colleen brought home a variety of mushrooms from the local Asian market. What to do with them all?! Enokis, oysters and creminis. We decided to keep it simple… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Everything but the Kitchen Sink

By On November 7, 2013

Some Most nights, I don’t really have a well thought out plan of what to cook for dinner. Sometimes I just kind of stand there and stare into the refrigerator and the cabinet, pondering… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Black Bean Polenta Bowl

By On October 20, 2013

Polenta is simply ground corn which can be cooked in a number of ways. Boiling dry polenta gives you a delicious and creamy porridge – aka, grits. (For more on grits, check… Read More

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Black Bean Tempeh Bowls with Sauteed Greens & Seared Tomatoes

By On July 8, 2013

I love tempeh and I’m always looking for great ways to use it. Tempeh is simply fermented soy beans. It is high in biologically available protein and is a great source of… Read More