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Breakfast,Cooked Vegetables,Green Living,Salad Dressings 2 Jan 3 COMMENTS

Savoring Sun-dried Tomato Oil

Waste not. For all of my adult life I’ve been thrifty. I especially like to make my food dollars go farther. I enjoy re-purposing leftovers, even small amounts of them, turning them into new dishes and meals. Maybe it’s a signature soup or stew that I make from a little…

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Bread & Baked Goods,Breakfast,Healthy Snacks,Nuts & Nut Butters,Product Review 30 Nov 3 COMMENTS

A review of NoGRAINola

Granolasare notoriously high in carbohydrates, mainly from the sugar they contain but also from the grains. Not this one! Whether your follow a paleo, primal, grain free, gluten free, whole foods, real foods, low sugar, no sugar, low or moderate carb diet, or some combination of some of these, NoGRAINola,…

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Bread & Baked Goods,Breakfast,Dessert,Product Review 4 Oct 1 COMMENTS

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Low-Carb Baked Goods

If you follow a paleo, primal, low-starch, wheat-free, gluten-free, grain-free, low GI, dairy-free, whole foods, or real foods diet and you’re getting away from refined vegetable oils, refined sugar, starchy baked goods and sugary desserts, you don’t have to miss out on the appetizer or the dessert course. You can…

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Breakfast,Eggs,Herbs & Spices 21 Sep 0 COMMENTS

Low-Carb Crepes with Cinnamon & Turmeric

When I was a child, my mother had a good friend, Marie, who was into French cooking. On many a Sunday morning they would make brunch. I remember their soufflees, quiches, and crepes served with sour cream or crème fraiche with caviar or fruit jam. I was a picky easter…

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Appetizers & Dips,Breakfast,Cooked Vegetables,Dessert,New Cookbook,New Developments,Restaurant Reviews,Salad Dressings,Vegetables 17 Aug 0 COMMENTS

Dinner with Todd & Felicia

I had incredibly delicious meal this past week. I didn’t have to plan it, shop for ingredients, prepare it, or even wash the dishes. I had dinner with two new friends and their four children. I met Felicia and Todd at PrimalCon, Mark Sisson’s primal diet and fitness conference in…

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Appetizers & Dips,Breakfast,Cooked Vegetables,Eggs,Healthy Snacks,Herbs & Spices,Poultry,Vegetables 8 Aug 0 COMMENTS

The Burger’s New Friend: Parsnip Fries!

Root vegetables rarely get the attention they deserve and parsnips are no exception. They make a great alternative to French fries, seasoned with herbs or spices and roasted in the oven. I was reminded of this last night when a friend roasted a pan full of parsnip sticks, carrot sticks,…

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Appetizers & Dips,Beverage,Breakfast,New Developments,Restaurant Reviews 4 Aug 0 COMMENTS

Organic Goodness at the Phoenix Food Court

Over the past five years, the food truck trend has taken off in foot-friendly cities from Los Angles to San Francisco and from Portland to New York City. The movement has attracted mainstream and gourmet eaters, chefs, and entrepreneurs alike, including advocates of fresh, locally grown, and organic produce. By…

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Appetizers & Dips,Beverage,Breakfast,Eggs,Green Living,Vegetables 2 Aug 0 COMMENTS

How to Cook an Ostrich Egg

I love eggs, have since I was a child. Scrambled eggs, fried eggs, poached eggs, hard boiled eggs, deviled (I call them Angeled) eggs, omelets. Besides chicken eggs, I’ve tried duck, quail, goose, and emu eggs, even Chinese 1000 year eggs, which incidentally aren’t 1000 years old. What I hadn’t…

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Breakfast,Cooked Vegetables,Health Tips,Herbs & Spices,Vegetables 2 Jul 0 COMMENTS

The Best Roasted Brussels Sprouts Ever

I thought I didn’t like Brussels sprouts until I turned 21 and one of my early cooking instructors in Penzance, England, Michelle Cowmeadow, showed me how to cut and cook them to reduce their bitterness (cutting them makes all the difference). They’ve been one of my (many) favorite leafy green…

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