March 2012

My smoothie secrets, including how to make cashew milk

March 28, 2012
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I typically write about meals here, but it’s also important to have healthy snack ideas for those between-meal cravings. Come springtime, I break out the blender and am all about the smoothies. Smoothies are a very seasonal thing for me. I don’t have any desire to make them unless it’s 80 degrees or higher out, [...]

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Root vegetable bisque

March 9, 2012
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Spring is here. Last night at my house, I had the window open and perfume-like smells were wafting in continuously. The scents were as vibrant as if I had stepped into the middle of a flower patch. This soup is another thing that has pleased my senses immensely as of late. We’re still seeing root [...]

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Curried lentil, sweet potato, and apple stew

March 5, 2012
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Today I’m sharing a great recipe I found on the web – rather, one that my mom found and emailed me. She made it over Thanksgiving last November, and it was a hit among the whole family. It’s a curried lentil stew by chef Chloe Coscarelli that appeared in the New York Times last fall. [...]

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