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Festive Green Bean Salad

This is a quick and easy green bean salad that features some crunchy fun toppings and a decadent creamy coconut sauce. I've enjoyed making different renditions of it through the holidays including swapping the green beans for asparagus. Pomegranates…
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Coconut and Roasted Fennel Soup

Smooth and tasty, this creamy delicious soup is both hardy and sweet. Made with fennel, carrots, and leek plus warming spices and satisfying coconut milk it is half soup/half dessert by the time you top it with a drizzle of agave nectar and…
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Sweet Potato Chips

Crunch. Crunch. Munch. Munch. There was an interesting segment a while back on NPR (National Public Radio) about why humans crave crunchy foods. The theory dates back to millions of years ago when primates ate crunchy insects. If they were crunchy…
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The Perfect Summer Fresh Roll

Summer's nearly swept me off my feet this year. We're living in a third floor apartment in Newport, RI (gorgeous place, by the way) and my petite kitchen tucked into the eaves is just a perfect oven in and of itself. Needless to say, the prospect…
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Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Here's a last minute brussels sprouts recipe that may be just the perfect new side dish to add in to your traditional Thanksgiving spread. I tried it out last week and it's the kind of veggie dish that is melt-in-your mouth delicious. So, without…
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Ginger Tofu and Veggies En Pappilote

Best laid plans and all this post was due a few weeks ago. Alas, here it is...finally. Following a 24-hour flight home from Australia, a hurricane, an election, and now a Nor' Easter I've arrived to the United States of America bearing Ginger…
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Zuchinni Bread

I am loving this sweet, yet still healthy and light bread. This is where I made the bread - in the gorgeous Dandenong Range outside of Melbourne, Australia. When I set out to make my zuchinni bread I selected ingredients known to be more…
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Green Juice

Of all the kitchen appliances I love, and I'm passionate about quite a few, a juicer is one that I've always lusted after though never had a chance to try out. Until now. In this post I'm sharing "The Healthiest Drink on Earth" one of the…
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Summertime Spring Rolls

This is hands down my favorite quick summer meal. Crunchy, light and satisfying with a flavorful dipping sauce, yum! I’ve included the recipes for two dipping sauces (both adapted from Eat, Taste, Heal) -your pick or try both! ...the Almond…
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Curried Tofu and Dinosaur Kale

I've known the health value of kale for quite sometime and the taste and texture is something that I can't get enough of. Seeing as I'm such a fan I wanted to share with you a simple way to make a well-balanced dish that's quick and easy and…