Category Archives: Snacks

Spicy Tuna Rolls

Ash and I needed to do some planning for our mom’s 60th birthday dance party, and her husband Brock had the weekend off, so I lured them to the Westside with a promise of food.  Making sushi was Brock’s idea, … Continue reading

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Versunkener Apfelkuchen (Sunken Apple Honey Cake)

Sitting at my desk at work yesterday, Smitten Kitchen posted a new recipe, and it couldn’t have been more timely, Sunken Apple Honey Cake on erev Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year when we eat apples and honey to celebrate … Continue reading

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Coconut Almond Chia Seed Pudding

A couple of weeks ago I was celebrating at my bachelorette party, and it was so much fun.  It was also a funny weekend because we had a lot of special eaters – no gluten, no dairy, no meat, no … Continue reading

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BEST Citrus Cake EVER with Blueberries

Since Nicki’s boyfriend, Matt, has been in Uganda, and my fiance, Patrick, likes to have happy hour with his friends after work on Friday until 11 p.m., Nicki and I have started a new tradition on Friday nights – we … Continue reading

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Summer Lentil Succotash (and as a wrap!)

Following on my theme of making delicious foods with yummy, fresh in-summer produce, this recipe uses cherry tomatoes and corn to bring out the best of summer.  You can eat these lentils on their own, or as a wrap (that … Continue reading

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Mexican Slaw Salad

Not only is summer great for strawberries, but it’s also great for corn!  This recipe was born from my desire to use various veggies I bought at the farmers’ market – corn, peppers, cilantro, tomatoes.  Patrick and I liked this … Continue reading

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Melted Strawberry Mini-Muffins

Summer is a great time to eat strawberries – they are red, juicy and fragrant.  Since I was having a girls’ night last night with my best friend Nicki, and strawberries are one of her two favorite foods (the other … Continue reading

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Almond, Maple and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

This weekend I was really craving a pastry or something sweet.  When a post from one of my favorite food blogs (the Sprouted Kitchen) came in with a mouth-watering picture of cookies, I knew I had my treat.  I altered … Continue reading

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Roasted Curried Carrot Soup

Carrot soup, pureed and smooth, is always a delicious treat.  But it’s not always filling enough.  This recipe incorporates the simple flavors of carrots and curry with other filling ingredients like beans and almonds to make a delicious soup that … Continue reading

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Fresh Mango Smoothie

I seem to go in waves craving yummy, homemade smoothies.  I was on a date/banana/peanut butter kick for a while, and recently created this delicious mango smoothie.  It makes a great breakfast or snack. Here’s what you will need: 1 … Continue reading

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