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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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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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Autumn Quinoa Salad

I love the start of fall, not only because I get to dig out my blue jeans and jackets and can get a long run in without getting up at the crack of dawn, but because I love how the … Continue reading

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Georgia Summer Salad

In terms of local produce, this is just about my favorite time of year: local freestone peaches and tomatoes are just coming into season, and the herbs that I grow in big pots on my patio start to flourish. I’m … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Noodles with Veggies and Spicy Almond-Butter Dressing

One of my guilty-favorite dishes is noodles with a spicy peanut sauce. I’m not sure how Asian restaurants make it, but I have to imagine that it’s got a lot of peanut butter (almost certainly not organic all-natural peanut butter), … Continue reading

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Beet and Mango Black Bean Salad

I was looking for an easy side-dish to make with my dinner tonight that was a bit of a change of pace.  I had some fresh beets in my refrigerator, and while I love steamed beets I wanted something different … Continue reading

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Bison, Beets and Asparagus Two Ways

It’s always nice during a busy week when you can do one quick preparation and wind up with two meals. I’m not particularly adept at meal planning, and even worse at making effective use of leftovers. So on the rare … Continue reading

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Red Rice, Lentil and Edamame Salad

I’ve recently discovered Himalayan Red Rice in the bulk bins at my local Whole Foods. I bought a little bit to try a couple of months ago and loved it – it has a chewy texture and nutty flavor that … Continue reading

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Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Winter salads are a fun challenge when cooking with locally-produced foods (or at least as many local foods as possible). My CSA veggie boxes have been full of wonderful root vegetables for the past few weeks, so when I decided … Continue reading

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Lentil Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

I had a party to go to a couple of weeks ago, and wanted to bring something healthy to snack on but really didn’t feel like going to the store. I dug around in my pantry and refrigerator and decided … Continue reading

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