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chopped vegetable salad with zesty ranch dressing

Just as I had hoped, summer is back. Two days of grey skies and rain is okay by me and it’s more than good for all the gardens and farms out there too. But I’m so happy to have back…

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creamy broccoli & leek soup

I made this soup in May when it actually seemed like soup weather, however the weather had transformed into summer the very next day. Soup has pretty much been the very last thing on my mind. And the glorious sunny,…

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farm fresh dinner: new potatoes, braised greens and a beet salad

This weekend we got out into the country. On Saturday there was a hike to Lindeman Lake (don’t listen to your guidebook, it’s definitely not “easy”) and afterward, there was time to check out a few local farm markets. I…

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lemon, parmesan & chickpea cabbage salad

After pickling prunes and boiling cookies, sometimes you just want something normal. A meal that feels like home. Cabbage is one of my favorite kitchen workhorses and it shouldn’t be relegated to dreary winter days or forgotten about until the…

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elsewhere, peanut noodle vegetable soup

I was going to post this recipe right here, but then I got an email last week from Michelle from Thursday Night Smackdown looking for some much needed guest posters for her own food blog. She needed a mental health…

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crunchy broccoli, carrot & red onion salad

I took a photo of this salad and only just before serving did I realize that I had forgotten to top it with toasted pecans and sprouted beans. Ooops! At least I realized this before I served it as part…

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brown rice bowl with vegetables & roasted chickpeas

Sometimes when I’m getting dinner ready I don’t even have a plan about what’s going to happen. A few frantic moments to quickly catalogue what’s the cupboard and fridge and something should happen. But sometimes it doesn’t. The other weekend,…

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let’s get down tonight with a millet vegetable bowl

I can’t explain just how happy this meal made me. I loved every single bite. I kicked myself that I didn’t make more because while it was filling, I would have loved leftovers to enjoy all over again. And, if…

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