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Black Bean Soup

When I was leafing through ¡Cuba! – Recipes and stories from the Cuban Kitchen, I was reminded how much I like black bean soup. In theory, black bean soup is just a dark bowl of beans and doesn’t sound all…

Adaptogen Coconut Cacao Bliss Balls

Adaptogen Coconut Cacao Bliss Balls

Simple + Easy Raw Vegan Adaptogen Coconut Cacao Bliss Balls recipe with Reishi & He Shou Wu. These healthy, protein and superfood packed energy bites are made with dates, almonds, raw chocolate powder, and healing herbs making them the perfect dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo, and Whole 30 friendly snack! Even kids love them!

Meet the magical Adaptogen Coconut Cacao Bliss Ball with Reishi & He Shou Wu. I wasn’t always a lover of the so-called “bliss ball”. The one’s I had to be unpleasantly sweet and sticky and chunky,…

i’ve been doing it wrong

Recipe: carnitas nachos I’ve been watching reports of The South receiving snow and frigid temperatures for the past week while the good people of Colorado have been enduring daytime highs nearing 70°F in parts of the state. This kind of…

Game Day Eats Series | Episode 4: Southern BBQ Nachos

Game Day Eats Series | Episode 4: Southern BBQ Nachos

What exactly are Southern BBQ Nachos? Think all your southern favorites in one cheesy, ooey-gooey, sauce-filled crunchy chip bite! But since this is a food blog, let’s be exacting and break it down. These nachos are layered with: pulled barbecue…

Winter Citrus Tart

Winter Citrus Tart flatlay

This citrus tart in a chocolate crust is perfect January brightener. Happy New Year! I just spent two and a half weeks over Christmas in Hong Kong, and I’m excited to write about that trip soon. For now, I’ve been…

pho noodle salad

pho noodle salad

We are in the midst of a thoroughly January state of affairs:  We got home on New Year’s Eve from our trip to see B2’s parents in Honolulu, where I was lazier, more relaxed, and more rested than a parent…

Seeded Multigrain Crackers

I love my trusty DSLR camera, but it weighs a ton, and lugging it even around my kitchen when I’m baking means I’m not as nimble as I’d like to be. (I’m a baker, not a photographer, as several people…

Vegetable Literacy #1: Onion-y, Creamy Cauliflower Pasta Bake

‘You may not be able to change the world, but the world cannot change without you’ Vegetable Literacy is a new series to help you get more knowledge about seasonal vegetables and ways to cook them and help you implement…

Apple Chicory Salad with Fennel, Walnuts, and Grana

Apple Chicory Salad with Fennel, Walnuts, and Grana

This pretty in pink chicory salad gets bright pops of color and flavor from salty-sweet cheese, crisp apples, mild fennel and radish, and toasty walnuts, all wrapped up in a shallot vinaigrette.  I was thrilled to see that Bon Appétit dubbed…

Quinoa Salad with Cucumber, Mint and Shallot Vinaigrette

Easy Quinoa Salad Recipe with Cucumber, Mint | @whiteonrice

Can this be real? It’s 2018 already and we didn’t even get a chance to wish you all a proper Happy New Year. Hope you all are geared up for a thrilling New Year being surrounded and sharing moments with…

Cornish Game Hen {Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two}

Cornish Game Hen {Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two}

I’m rarely early for anything, but if I am it’s usually for a holiday on the blog. I realize most of you may not even be thinking about Valentine’s Day yet, but running a blog is like retail–I’m always trying…

sheet pan meatballs with crispy turmeric chickpeas

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with an egg on top

Recipe: sous vide poached eggs The blahs managed to catch up to me this past weekend (rare, but I know it happens to the best of us). If we weren’t going to get outside, we figured we should at least…

boulevardier

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Caramelized Endive and Blue Cheese Tart

When I first heard about tarte Tatin, nothing sounded better to me. What first seems like way too many apples packed into a skillet, then caramelized and baked under a blanket of buttery pastry, then turned out and served warm, became…