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Kale and Sausage Minestrone

You’ll have to forgive this onslaught of warm, comforting soups IN THE SPRING. Doesn’t get any better next week either. But you know what? I don’t even care because to me soup is an always thing. I’m not really using springy vegetables in this dish either, but you know what? I ain’t even gern stress […]

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Mediterranean Stuffed Squash

Would you believe I spelled Mediterranean right on the first try? Seriously. No squiggly lines, no buzzing alarms, no firetrucks, no handcuffs. Looks like I don’t have to enroll for self-esteem camp after all! I’m also noticing that sliiiiight shift in afternoon light as we get closer and closer to the ‘Embers. That’s what I’ve […]

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Roasted Curried Cauliflower and Chickpeas with Grains

Is it too late to declare this “GRAIN WEEK FOR THE SOUL?” How ’bout for the pancreas? Just kidding. I just realized with Sylvia on Monday and the quinoa biz yesterday and now THIS? All these mofo grainz, boyyyyy. By the time Friday gets here though I’ll have to call it “OPPOSITE OF GRAIN WEEK […]

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Vegetarian Barley Toss

Taste the rainbow? Wait, don’t sue me! Actually, let me try to come up with my own new colorful, healthy slogan, eh!? Okay, here goes: “Taste all that color, chach mcgrach.” Ehhh, boring. “It’s like eating crayons, but not as waxy.” Why do I kind of like that?   “Because sweating in Hypercolor is sexy.” […]

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Pork Scallopini with Dill Pesto and Chickpeas

Totally unexpected. Dill weed pesto = my new jam. I had no idea the glory that would unfold within the lining of my mouth when I placed but a single fingertip of this inside it. And it was such a random, last minute decision, combining toasted pecans with garlic, cheese, olive oil and dill weed. […]

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Raw Kale Salad with Garden Vegetables and Wild Rice

Remember the scene in Sex and The City where the girls go to that new restaurant called Raw and Miranda was all, “This is like lawn in a bowl.”? Yeah, see you’re not gonna say that here. (Unless you want to because omg it was hilarious.) And remember in another scene when Samantha goes back […]

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Roasted Asparagus and Chickpeas in a Spicy Sauce

I remember being so confused when I was little and someone would say “fly by the seat of my pants.” Are you insane? Your seat pants can’t fly! Unless you sit on a little rug like Aladdin. And if you can do that, then seriously, take me for a ride. I’ve been dying for an […]

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Spinach and Edamame Salad

Before we spiral into the vortex of chest hair-growing, involuntary grunting, crotch-scratching and Arsenio Hall arm-pumping-style dude food this week, we need to prepare our stomach cavity. We need to massage it and stretch it. We need to put a damp towel around its shoulders and squirt cold water into it. Give it pep talks, […]

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Slow Cooker Christmas Kitchen Sink Soup

Remember this from Instagram land? WELL, it’s now available at a website near you!  I call it the “Christmas Kitchen Sink Soup” because: a) It’s all Christmas-y with some serious cinnamon and nutmeg business. b) You can pretty much throw anything into this soup (except ornaments, duh) and still have your face melt off in […]

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Quick Curried Chickpeas with Tofu and Kale

I’m nervous. My heart is racing. I have no idea why I’m doing this. You guys, in approximately 2 hours I’m going to our brand new H&M. How brand new? It opened….yesterday. #officiallylostmymarbles Is this a mistake? Am I even ready? Should I wear a camouflage helmet and bring trail mix in case of a […]

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