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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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living in a dream: greek lemon chicken

It’s so funny that I’ve waited so long to post this recipe because it’s a really, really good one. I made this in early fall when I could still put things outside on the balcony to photograph. It’s not that…

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a dinnertime comfort: smoked tofu & vegetable pot pie

January is a weird month for me. It starts off well – I’m inspired, positivity is seeping from my pores, I’m attacking new projects, I’m getting shit done. Then I stumble, I wipe myself off and am back at it,…

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