Food

‘Everything’ Japanese Seven Spice (Shichimi Togarashi) Roasted Cauliflower Bites

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Have you heard the news? The news about the new spice on the block? Let me fill you in on the latest spice I spied at the store last week: Shichimi Togarashi aka Japanese Seven Spice. It is a spicy-sweet combo type of spice that is sure to please everyone. The blend includes red chili pepper, sichuan […]

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Whipped Ricotta Hummus Salsa Toast Recipe

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When you work at home, you can easily get in a ‘grab whatever you see’ rut. I ‘accidently’ decided to break that rut. I grabbed some hummus but found we were out of carrots. I grabbed some salsa but found we were out of chips. I grabbed some ricotta but saw we were out of pasta, […]

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Luscious Lasagna Comfort Food Recipes Round-up

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In case you did not get the memo, yesterday was carb-loading day. I hope I haven’t confused you. No, I am not training for a marathon. I am not on any formal training plan. Unless you call ‘Stress’ a training plan. While I was carb-loading my belly, I was also carb-loading my brain by searching Pinterest for […]

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Cruciferous Quinoa Avocado Salad Recipe

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Tweens are an odd bunch aren’t they? Stuck between a youngster wanting to cuddle with mama, and a raging ball of teenage angst, that thinks your e.v.e.r.y. move is embarrassing and unnecessary? They also talk funny. Speaking of funny, cruciferous is a funny word. I picked up a bag of cruciferous salad at Trader Joes’ […]

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Zesty Black Bean Quinoa Avocado Power Bowl {Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free}

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Zesty is a good word. Black bean is a fibrous word. Quinoa is protein-acious word. Avocado is a fruity word. Power is a strong word. Bowl is a vessel word. Combined together, they are a damn delicious series of words. Eat my words.    

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Plant-Based Black Bean Quinoa Wonton Ravioli Recipe

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The image below sums things up in my closet. Even if the pants were fitting properly, we need to reassess the levels of sugars, salts, meats, etc., that we consume. This time of year is the perfect time to start afresh, and with that in mind, I have been a busy bee today: I have made a turmeric […]

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