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triple carrot ginger salad

Not Your Typical Salad

Happy 2014! Did you make a New Year’s resolution about eating more salad? Great! But if you’re thinking of a salad as an obligation, or as a monotonous stream of green lettuce leaves, you’re making it a lot more tedious than it really needs to be. Some of the best, easiest, and tastiest salads feature […]

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Product of the Week: Noosa Yogurt

Every now and then we come across a great new food or product that we have started incorporating into our routines, and this week, our current favorite is the Australian-by-way-of-Colorado Noosa Yoghurt (or yogurt as us non-Aussies call it.) This creamy yogurt is inspired by Greek-style yogurt, handcrafted in Colorado with an Aussie flair.  The […]

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oatmeal pistachio cookie

Pistachio-Oatmeal Anytime Cookies

“Mom, can I have a cookie?” – How many times have we heard that question? Sometimes we want to just say, “Sure, fine, have as many as you want.” And with these pistachio-oatmeal cookies, we’re OK with saying “yes.” The timing is perfect, because just this week we happen to be celebrating National Pistachio Day […]

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lemon pudding

Meyer Lemon-Honey Ricotta Pudding

There’s something special about Meyer lemons. They’re intensely fragrant and they’re not quite as tart as their other lemon counterparts, which makes them wonderful for baking. And their color is such a beautiful bright yellow it’s almost peachy. So…now that you’ve probably already encountered an avalanche of holiday cookies, cakes, chocolate, candy canes – are […]

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roasted kuri squash

Honey/Balsamic Kuri Squash

It’s autumn, which means that every time you go to a market, you’ll find squashes of all colors, shapes, and sizes. The other day, my sister-in-law mentioned that she has been enjoying a sweet little squash known as a red kuri squash, which I had never heard of before. Then, whaddya know, the next day […]

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bee on flower

Real Food: Honey and Urban Beekeeping

Honey is an all-natural, near-perfect sweetener. We use it often in our house in cooking and baking, as well as a topper for toast, waffles, or pancakes. But when one of our kids recently asked us where exactly honey comes from, we were taken off-guard. Our slightly embarrassing response went something like: “So the bee […]

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