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big ol’ mess of happiness: potato, asparagus & chickpea bowl with mint sauce

I’m not sure how long I can coast on the “ack, we just moved!” excuse. There are boxes of books lining our hallway ready to give away or sell. Our art prints are stacked up against the floor in the…

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friendly weekends: chopped miso slaw with tofu

I love long weekends, even though as a self-employed person, those kind of designations don’t really mean that much. Sometimes I feel a bit like the Countess Dowager from Downton Abbey asking “What is a week-end?”. Except, in my case,…

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sweet yams in the summertime: southwest potato salad

After my last few posts of cakes, muffins and cookies, I figured I better post a salad. I made this for dinner the other night because I wanted to use up the yams lingering around my vegetable drawer. Truth be…

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my favorite tomato sauce (with onions & orange)

Some food combinations are wonderful but others can have you scratching your head. For instance, last week, I picked up some coconut milk cheese at my local deli. I like coconut and I like cheese, so I figured the combo…

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crispy kale salad with toasted coconut

Don’t let the picture above fool you. It looks weird and kinda brown and shiny – like some kind of magical dragon shed its tasty skin in my bowl – but that right there, is a bowl full of awesome.…

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curried red lentil & mushroom burgers (& a recipe for homemade mayonnaise)

It’s been a while since I’ve made some veggie burgers, but when faced with a major cupboard clean-up, coming up with recipes from meager beginnings is a fun challenge. I had a small amount of red lentils in my cupboard…

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the dinner solution: noodles with ham, peas, spinach & yogurt

There’s a lot to be said for sitting tight and remaining focused on work and crossing things off the to-do (or as I like to call it, the Teux Deux) list. And this month, my list is looooong. So it’s…

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sticky baked lentils & pinto beans

Last weekend, I was still in pantry cleaning mode. I spied a jar of dried pinto beans and decided to put them to boil – no soaking required since the beans themselves were pretty fresh. Some more pantry digging revealed…

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