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French Lentils with Roasted Root Vegetables

Meatless!  . . . Tuesday. I’ll admit, I’m not that that creative with vegetarian cooking. Back in the day when I was jazzed about expanding my vegetarian horizons, I tried making tofu a lot. I deep fried little strips. I pan fried little squares. I slipped silken blobs into soups. I even tried baking it! […]

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Roasted Vegetable and Pesto Minestrone

This soup looks like my neighborhood right now. Okay and get this. Normally I don’t gravitate towards certain fallish colors, likes the brown and yellow hues. Now, the burnt oranges, deep reds and dark purples? Totally obsessed with. But THIS YEAR? This year I’m loving it all. ALL OF IT. I’m like a loose lion […]

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Kale and Sage Pesto Crostini with Roasted Vegetables

Suuuuurpriiiiiiiiiise! Hey, Lisa. Hi, I’m talkin’ to you. Yeah, you. Suuuuurpriiiiiiiiise! It’s a baby shower! For you! And that baby boy that’s going to shoot out of you in like, what, three weeks? Woo hoo! I knew I loved Lisa before we even met. We roomed together this summer at BlogHer Food, but before that […]

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Raw Zucchini “Pasta” and Roasted Vegetables Au Gratin

Oh hey! I survived the lighthouse. You guys, it was seriously 214 steps high into the heavens of angel territory. Narrow little see-through steps. Uuuuuup.chuck. I was wearing a long skirt and it was whipping around my ankles, so I absolutely freaked out thinking it was going to tangle up in my legs and cause […]

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Seared Salmon Salad with Kale and Garden Vegetables

Are you totally sick of seeing tomatoes and zucchini in EVERY SINGLE POST? Because I hear ya. But first we gotta talk about this salad. Omg. I didn’t rightly know what was going to unfold when I made this salad. Didn’t really have a plan or an agenda. All I knew at that moment in […]

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Roasted Root Vegetables with Lentils

Talk about a simple dinner, you guys. And I mean seeeeemple. So simple it almost makes you mad. So simple that when it almost made you mad, you got happy again because you realized that when you got mad, it wasn’t because of how simple this dinner was. It was in fact because you missed […]

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Sneak Peek

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What’s All That Pink Stuff?

It happens every year about this time. We have a few 70-degree days and the gun is jumped. Tank tops are re-introduced to pale skin, chaco sandals are thrown on, the pony-tail is back in action. And then it’s over. Just like that. The temperature drops and all hopes and dreams of a new life […]

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The Root of Happiness

I always forget how much I appreciate a big salad for dinner. They tend to be a lunchtime staple for me, and so often the idea of coming home after a long day to a plate of lettuce leafs lacks a bit of satisfaction appeal. Plus, it’s winter. We are supposed to be craving starches […]

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