Kale and quinoa have been the darlings of the health food world for some time now but I have to say while I love kale and quinoa I don’t want to eat it everyday for every meal. While they are both really good for you super foods it isn’t super to eat the same thing

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Eggplant is one of my favorite items to work with. It’s royal purple beauty is a sight to behold but this glorious fruit’s beauty isn’t just skin deep. It’s good through and through and plays nicely with others lending it’s mellow flavor to whatever it’s paired with like this toasty sandwich topped with Lemon Garlic

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I adore spring rolls.  They are so versatile and you can’t really go wrong when making them.  You can add any of your favorite veggies along with rice or noodles and serve with a side of delicious dipping sauce – an easy lunch or dinner.  I was playing around a few weeks ago trying to

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When my husband and I were first married we had a weekly date night and would often go out for dinner and then see a movie.  One of our favorite restaurants was The Capital Grill and I always looked forward to their amazing spinach salad.  The salad featured fresh shredded cheese, diced egg, toasted almonds,

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Sprouted Quinoa Salad

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I can hardly believe it but the little tiny bundle I brought home from the hospital is now a crawling, rolling, on her way to walking 6 1/2 month old!  Needless to say I don’t have a lot of extra time on my hands and spending hours in the kitchen whipping up meals just isn’t

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One of my favorite booths at the farmers market is the one where they make fresh crepes right in front of you while you wait. Then you can pick from a large variety of items to fill your crepe from fresh fruit, cheese, seafood, etc. Wrap it up and tuck in. Oh man that’s good.

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Gluten Free Trail Mix Energy Bites

Feb 11 2014 by · Comments (0)
I don’t eat sweets very often but when I do I want them to count for something and these Trail Mix Energy Bites are full of “something”. Something packed full of super foods like nuts, seeds, goji berries and of course a little chocolate ’cause all treats should have chocolate, right? These little bites of

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A friend asked for my recipe for Crunchy Kale and Cabbage Salad recently but emailed me later to say she couldn’t find the walnut oil used for the dressing. She wondered if there was something else she could substitute for the oil. I figured why not go right to the source and use whole walnuts?

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A while ago we polled our readers on Facebook to see what direction they would like us to go in the new year.  More vegan recipes, vegetarian, low oil?  We asked and you overwhelming answered with more vegetarian recipes.  During the last few months of my pregnancy I started craving eggs.  I’ve always believed in

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I am so lucky to live in a year round agricultural area and especially one with so many organic farms that grow speciality produce. Suzies Farm is one of my favorites. This week Suzies offered fresh Tatsoi. If you haven’t tried  Tatsoi before it’s an Asian green from the Brassica family and tastes a bit

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