Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gluten-free Vegan Oatmeal Cacao Nib Cookies

 Oh yeah, AND raisins! These are so ridiculously awesome. The cacao nibs give them a dark chocolate flavor you can smell from the oven all while being gluten-free and low sugar! A quick word on cacao nibs/cacao bean: coming from … Continue reading

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Apple Raisin Granola

I am back after taking a mini vacation up to a beautiful Bed & Breakfast in New Hampshire. Right on Lake Winnisquam. Sometimes you just need to get away from it all… Ahhh! It’s just the best to have someone … Continue reading

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Nüssli Salat (lambs lettuce, Mâche or Corn Salad) with Eggs and Orange

A filling lunch salad for a warm day. When I was  kid, my Mom made this a lot after Easter, it’s a good way to use up all the pretty Easter eggs. I am sure she still makes it, I … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Chive Dressing

Quick Dressing to throw together when you’re in a hurry. I love when one recipe leads to another, as the Guilt Fee Yogurt Chive Sauce inspired this dressing one evening, turning leftovers into something new. I liked it so much … Continue reading

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Pumpkin & Flax Seed Granola with Almonds

There are many, many versions of granola, and I have made countless of them in the past, but no matter how much I would tinker and change the recipe, I found that they would never get quite like the ones … Continue reading

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Glutinous rice cakes or Daifuku are something you can find at Asian markets all over the world, and that’s where I found them first. But if you know me a little, at some point I can’t leave it at that. … Continue reading

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Kale #2 with Garlic

Pan roasted garlic lends its flavor to this easy kale side dish. My favorite kale, hands down is Cavolo Nero or Tuscan kale or Lacinato kale or dinosaur kale (Oh yeah, it has many names). It doesn’t have the frilly … Continue reading

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