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  • formula for the perfect salad

    Formula for the perfect salad, every time

    It’s no secret that I love a great salad and that they’re often my lunch of choice during the week. But, I think one of the biggest problems with salads is that they are so easy to…

    February 9, 2017
  • coconut quinoa porridge with grilled peaches

    Coconut Quinoa Porridge with Grilled Peaches

    I can’t believe I’m saying this but I sort of forgot about quinoa. I don’t know if it’s the season but I just haven’t been cooking with it much, besides to make these again. However,…

    August 18, 2016
  • dragonfruit avocado smoothies

    Pitaya Avocado Smoothie

    One of my favorite things about living in California is the access to all the amazing types of produce that the local markets carry. Even being the produce lover that I am, these stores still carry…

    July 21, 2016
  • the-five-minute-veggie-sandwich-you-need-in-your-life

    How To Make The Perfect Veggie Sandwich

    A few weeks ago around 2:30 (i.e. the tail end of Noe’s nap time) I realized I needed to eat lunch. My baby is many things but good at sharing is not one of…

    July 5, 2016
  • noodles-in-almond-sauce

    Noodles in Almond Sauce

    Our days are starting to find a bit of routine. I’m still working everyday to set some kind of nap schedule. Some days are more successful than others. What has become more apparent lately…

    June 1, 2015
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Oats

    Two of my best girlfriends were in town from California a few weeks ago to meet Noe. Like best friends are known to do, we did very little, but the visit still felt amazingly…

    April 27, 2015
  • Cinnamon Apple Oat Bars

    I mentioned that my two biggest pregnancy cravings have been these oat bars and apples. I can’t get enough. Every week I make a batch of oat bars and I have apples in some…

    November 26, 2014
  • the perfect pregnancy smoothie

    Perfect Pregnancy Smoothie (vegan, gluten free)

    This is the perfect pregnancy smoothie. Pregnancy has changed a great many things for me. For one, I look in the mirror and don’t recognize the person staring back at me. Even though it’s mostly…

    November 21, 2014
  • Quick Pickling

    Let’s talk about pickles, more specifically, quick pickling. Michael loves pickles. I like them but his love affairs trumps my liking them so whenever I get a pickle spear on the side of my…

    August 11, 2014
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