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Squash, Pickles, Cider

In recent years, I’ve tried to eat more squash in the autumn. It’s cheap and delicious, and looks good sitting around the counter this time of year. Last week, as part of my effort to combat the pregnancy sweet tooth … Continue reading

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A Little Love for the Eggplant

Last night, I made baba ganoush, because last week we went to Gita Pita, and now I am, once again, obsessed with Mediterranean food (or at least the idea of it). I found a simple recipe for the baba ganoush … Continue reading

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Scrambled Eggs, Asparagus & Farro

A while back, I talked about trying to work farro into the family diet. So far so good, and here’s another example. I’m certainly not the first to pair eggs and asparagus. I don’t even do it that often. But, … Continue reading

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Funny Muffins

I bought a ton of strawberries from a local orchard over the weekend, and figured I should try to make something healthier than pie (with some of them, at least). Who doesn’t love a muffin? I found this recipe for … Continue reading

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Quinoa Fridays

So, perhaps you know about my odd oatmeal-with-egg-and-hotsauce breakfast. I’m still doing it most days of the week (though the technique is a little different). Iris also eats it, but with less hot sauce. In typical three year-old fashion, she … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Brownie Report (for you, Shawna)

Last week, a friend posted a recipe to my Facebook wall. Due to some diet restrictions, she is unable to eat the creation herself, and so included this message: Please make these, eat them, then report back to me how … Continue reading

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Amaranth & Farro

Heh – sounds like a hipster band name. Recently, my sister-in-law was talking about how much she loved farro, and I was reminded of my own history when it comes to varied, whole grains. I was also reminded of how … Continue reading

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Skip the Antibiotics; Eat Chickpeas

Earlier this week, I read an article about the rising use of antibiotics in U.S. commercial livestock. Makes me happy not to be supporting it with my dollars. My diet isn’t perfect, and I’m sure some of my money ends … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m “Detoxing” with Apple Cider Vinegar

No, I’m not fasting. No, I’m not planning to drink vinegar cocktails every day for the rest of my life. Yes, I feel better. For the serious science on vinegar in general, and for the current crunchy take, there are … Continue reading

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Freshened Green Bean Casserole

For the past several years, I’ve made green bean casserole for our family’s Thanksgiving dinner. I’ve always used fresh green beans, and have tried different things like adding carrots and sliced almonds. Last year, I decided to ditch the canned … Continue reading

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