Monthly Archives: May 2012

herbed focaccia with olives, spinach & white cheddar

my friend paige is an avid bread-baker who is constantly extolling the virtues of homemade bread. she’s right, too–contrary to popular opinion, breads & doughs are actually quite easy to master (& this is coming from someone who much prefers … Continue reading

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smoky-sweet mango salsa

pepper jack cheese is my favorite. this week, i’ve been using the shredded trader joe’s variation (highly recommended) on everything from my egg white omelets to super simple quesadillas. yesterday, i decided to spice up my quesadilla a little bit … Continue reading

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quinoa tabbouleh

i think it’s finally safe to say that summer’s come. it’s been deliciously warm the past few days & my body has officially switched from craving warm, hearty, heavier meals to craving cold, zesty, lighter ones. tonight’s dinner fit the … Continue reading

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easy homemade guacamole

this month’s bon appetit featured a mouthwatering spread of taco fillings–shrimp in adobo sauce, seared short ribs, fresh chorizo, rajas poblanas & cumin & ancho chicken. i went grocery shopping last night accordingly, picking up guacamole ingredients only as an afterthought … Continue reading

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strawberry rhubarb quinoa muffins

after loving & leaving yoga journal’s wonderful blueberry quinoa muffins, i had been looking for a way to sneak this healthful grain-like, protein-packed seed back into a muffin recipe. i wanted this recipe to involve rhubarb & strawberries, the sweethearts … Continue reading

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