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Kombucha Vinaigrette

By On May 22, 2014

  When this months Recipe Redux topic was released (cooking with tea), I pondered all the wonderful tea-infused cupcakes I’ve tasted and contemplated recreating some of my own. But to be honest,… Read More

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Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

By On April 21, 2014

With a plethora of leftover ingredients from a previous Native American-inspired meal (thanks to Colleen and her book club discussion), I myself was inspired to throw together this hearty salad. Using sweet… 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

How To Cook

Healthy Stir-fry with Quinoa {How To}

By On November 14, 2013

Stir-fry is definitely one of my go-to meals for something quick and tasty. It’s a relatively simple dish that is sure to satisfy. I like my stir-fry’s multicultural, so South American quinoa… 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

healthy pumpkin breakfast

Blackberry Pumpkin Muesli

By On October 19, 2013

Muesli (pronounced Mew-zly) is a type of breakfast cereal made with uncooked rolled oats (and any other type of grains), dried and fresh fruit, nuts and seeds, and milk. It’s kind of… Read More


Curry Butternut Squash Soup

By On October 16, 2013

Squash. Who doesn’t love squash? It’s such a creamy and comforting food, packed with nutrition.  Seasonally, it’s a fall/winter crop and clearly, it was created to fill our bellies and warm our… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Sweetpotato Tempeh Chili

By On October 13, 2013

I received free samples of California sweetpotatoes mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Sweetpotato Council and am eligible to win… Read More