Tag Archives: Fast

Edamame Hummus (aka rescuing an otherwise rotten afternoon)

Some days wear me down more than others. On those days (like today) I try to find something to reenergize myself before others have to deal with me. On particularly tough days (like today), I turn to a never-fail combination: … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Nut Berry Smoothie (aka Sloth is the Mother of Invention)

I started adding nut-butter to my smoothies out of sheer laziness. The hardest part about making my own nut-butter is scraping it all out of the blender, then cleaning it up afterward. Fortunately, it occurred to me that I could … Continue reading

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Mixed Nut and Seed Butter

I became hooked on almond-butter when I realized how easy (and delicious) it was to grind my own at my local Whole Foods. It quickly became a key part of my breakfast: a toasted English muffin with almond butter and a drizzle … Continue reading

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Spicy Recovery Smoothie

Since I bought a Vitamix last fall, smoothies have become a regular part of my diet. I love them because I can mix up a big batch, store extras in mason jars in the fridge, then take it with me … Continue reading

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My Winter Salad

It’s easy to forget about the abundance of seasonal food during the short-days and long-nights of winter. I admit that I’ve become lazy when it comes to fixing meals – especially lunches that I can take to work with me. … Continue reading

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Mixed Herb Sauce

I’ve been doing a lot of grilling lately (especially bison steak and pork tenderloin), but am trying to avoid getting into rut with the preparation. It’s easy enough to switch out marinades; it helps but I’ve started to play around … Continue reading

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Simple Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Caper Sauce

Asparagus is one of my first choices when I’m looking for a quick, healthy side-dish. My favorite preparation is simply tossed with balsamic and soy sauce, then roasted for a few minutes in the oven. That’s great for fall and … Continue reading

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