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  • Strawberry Salad (vegan, gluten-free)

    I have a lot of memories of cooking from when I was a child. Most of them include my father, however there are a few that don’t. These include: 1.) Making a “stock” with…

    June 2, 2014
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    Southwestern Chopped Salad

    It’s raining here right now, like a lot. I’m trying to wait it out so I can go running but just as I typed this, a huge clap of thunder filled the air. So…

    May 9, 2014
  • Rev’d Up Rainbow Salad

    I’m not going to lie, I’ve been feeling a little run down. I travelled to New York last week for work and although I love seeing my sister and Will, I don’t love being…

    April 1, 2014
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    Orange Miso Dressing (vegan, gluten free)

    With the addition of a full-time job back into my life I’m suddenly in the busy camp. I’m back to wondering how it’s suddenly 4:15 or the middle of the week or the end…

    November 25, 2013
  • Gluten-Free Pasta Salad

    Michael really likes pasta. I’m not the biggest fan. I’d much rather have bread or quinoa or rice than pasta. But, as the temperature has crept the idea of a cool pasta salad for…

    July 16, 2013
  • artichoke-edamame-salad

    Artichoke Edamame Salad

    I’m having trouble cooking with the warm weather. In San Francisco it never really got above 80 for more than a day or two and even then it cooled off at night. It was…

    July 12, 2013
  • Hot ‘n Cold Cucumber Jalapeno Salad

    To celebrate this warm day we’re having I thought I’d share this recipe that’s been rolling around in my head a while for hot ‘n cold cucumber jalapeno salad.   I few days ago…

    May 16, 2013
  • Quinoa Tabbouleh

    Before I get into this quinoa tabbouleh recipe I’m hoping you can help me out with a very important request. I need a good moisturizer with an SPF of 30 or higher. I am…

    May 7, 2013
  • Cilantro Stem Salad Dressing

    Sometimes my own nerdiness takes me by surprise. I’ve never claimed to be cool but I never thought myself to be someone who would dance around the kitchen after tasting this cilantro stem salad…

    February 22, 2013
  • Red Quinoa Pomegranate Salad

    All anyone can talk about in these parts is the big storm headed our way tomorrow. It could bring up to 24″ of snow and everyone is acting like it’s the first time New…

    February 7, 2013