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Summer Couscous Salad

June 21, 2017
Summer Couscous Salad

This recipe takes advantage of some of the best parts of summer – plenty of fresh parsley, cilantro, cucumbers, and tomatoes. The main ingredient, couscous, is not really a Midwest thing. But somehow my brother became a huge fan of…

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One Pot Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew

January 19, 2017
One Pot Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew

This filling chickpea and sweet potato stew has a unique blend of flavors that are a little tangy, a little sweet, and completely crave-worthy. If ‘favorite leftovers’ was a real food category, this one pot dinner would be at the…

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Simple Israeli Salad

July 28, 2016
Simple Israeli Salad

Somehow I always forget how ridiculously hot DC gets in July. Every year, it comes as a surprise that these temperatures are achievable, as I step out of my doorway and into a thick wall of humidity and heat. Perhaps…

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Veggie Burger Time

April 27, 2016
Veggie Burger Time

You might be thinking I have gone off the deep end. A veggie burger, yes indeed. I’d never made veggie burgers from scratch before but was more than happy to try, simply because my friend asked. (A certain Ms. Mikaela…

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Quick and Easy Meatless Meals

April 20, 2016
Quick and Easy Meatless Meals

Today, I have a small confession to make to my family in the Midwest. Although I grew up in the heartland of the meat + potatoes style of dinner, nowadays I cook meat-free meals more often than not. (Eek, shudder!)…

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Healthy Brownie Bites

April 14, 2016
Healthy Brownie Bites

I have a short and sweet recipe for you today. It checks all the boxes: Paleo, vegetarian, vegan, raw, gluten-free, dairy-free. But that really isn’t the point of this recipe. The point is that now you have an indulgent but…

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Easy Enchilada Skillet

January 12, 2016
Easy Enchilada Skillet

It’s cheesy, it’s easy, and it’s even a healthy weeknight dinner option. Best of all, this enchilada recipe only needs one pan! Black beans, sweet potatoes, and tortilla strips are all cooked together in a skillet for a delicious spicy…

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Onions

November 13, 2015
Roasted Butternut Squash and Red Onions

Squash is everywhere I look. The bins are overflowing at the grocery store and at the farmers market; acorn squash, butternut squash, spaghetti squash. So last week I grabbed a large butternut squash to make this tried and true recipe…

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Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Cauliflower

October 27, 2015
Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed potatoes are one side dish that I have always loved. And recently I’ve discovered a healthier way to enjoy the same flavor of the dish but in half the time. Since my very first attempt at mashed cauliflower, I…

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