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A Small Taste of Paris

One of the things I really enjoy about my trips to Paris is the food – and when I manage to get there in the springtime I take advantage of almost every opportunity to eat the avocados that feature so prominently … Continue reading

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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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Whipped Garlic Feta Dip

I’ve been neglecting my kitchen lately. I could easily blame it on coming home tired after long, late days at work; on a travel schedule that makes it seem a waste to stock up on fresh fruit, vegetables, and meat; … Continue reading

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