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07.24.2013

Simple Kale & Raisin Salad with Spicy Tahini Dressing

Simple Kale & Raisin Salad with Spicy Tahini Dressing image

I stand over the sink rinsing a bunch of kale before separating the stems from the leaves. With each tear a comforting “crunch” resounds and then the familiar jingle of Charlie’s collar as he trots into the kitchen, stops at my feet and looks up at me expectantly. I hand him the kale stalk I […]

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07.09.2013

Otsu

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Ughhhh I am sorry I haven’t posted in a few weeks. It’s been a roller coaster with the high point being a trip to Mexico to see a couple of extremely lovely and loving people get married by a Shaman on the beach. The low point was getting some really upsetting news about David’s mother, […]

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04.22.2013

Kale, Brussel Sprout and Broccolini with Soba Noodles

Kale, Brussel Sprout and Broccolini with Soba Noodles image

Another effortless adaptation of the Kale, Brussel Sprout and Broccolini Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing. All I did here was add soba noodles inspired by Sprouted Kitchens Kale + Slivered Brussels Sprout Soba Noodles. I tried the soy based dressing in that recipe but I preferred the Creamy Tahini Dressing I used on the salad and rice bowl […]

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Kale, Brussel Sprout and Broccolini Brown Rice Bowl

Kale, Brussel Sprout and Broccolini Brown Rice Bowl image

This dish looks very similar to the Kale, Brussel Sprout and Broccolini Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing because it is. Inspired by the Kale Rice Bowl from 101 Cookbooks I sautéed the salad in a bit of sesame oil and added brown rice. The warming of the grain and the slightly softened vegetables carries the bright […]

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04.16.2013

Lemon, Chili and Caper Capellini

Lemon, Chili and Caper Capellini image

I adapted this recipe from Donna Hay’s Modern Classics Book 1, a commonsense contemporary cookbook in which she updates timeless classics and establishes some new ones. Her recipes are simple, with few ingredients, all satisfying the effortlessly healthy criteria.

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04.04.2013

Vegetable Pizza with Tomato and Cannellini Bean Sauce

Vegetable Pizza with Tomato and Cannellini Bean Sauce image

I always have 5 things in my pantry. A can of cannellini beans, a can of chopped or whole tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic and chili flakes. With these 5 ingredients I usually make a big bowl of pasta topped with a creamy, spicy tomato sauce. It is what Pao and I usually make when we […]

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02.11.2013

Moroccan Carrot and Chickpea Salad

Moroccan Carrot and Chickpea Salad image

I made this salad this weekend for David, Ashleigh and Thibault and it knocked all of our socks off! Really it blew us away.  It was different and fresh.  The cumin dressing was really tasty and it inspired me to start making more of my own dressings! Heidi Swanson works some real magic on 101 […]

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