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on impermanence, even of brussels sprouts: a breakfast hash for two

not to be morbid, but it’s beginning to hit me that nothing in this life is permanent. i don’t mean “hit me” as in i’ve never known this & am suddenly just starting to understand, but more in the sense … Continue reading

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brown rice bowl with tahini miso dressing

to not share what i made for dinner with you last night would just be criminal. it was one of the best dinners i’ve made in awhile–brown rice tossed in a tahini miso dressing with tangy undertones of lemon & … 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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fried egg sandwich with blue cheese, spinach, hot & sweet mustard

honestly, i feel guilty that i’ve waited so long to share this one with you. i’ve had this sandwich for breakfast every day this week. that’s how much i like it. i got the inspiration for it from here. my … Continue reading

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saturday morning healthy blueberry banana pancakes

okay, so maybe i’m using the word “morning” loosely. i did, after all, just finish my wonderful breakfast & it is now almost 2 p.m. after the week i’ve had, i can’t say i even feel the slightest bit guilty … Continue reading

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spinach salad with pears, grapes, blue cheese & pistachios

i’ve been trying to eat more greens, but i always feel so uninspired when it comes to making salads. after resurrecting an old college fav–the signature salad from cosi–for a takeout dinner last week, i knew what would be in … Continue reading

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whole wheat lemon poppyseed muffins with strawberries

not gonna lie, i’ve been having a tough time lately, but i think it’s coming to an end finally. this past week was by far the roughest of my entire semester, packed with super late nights & early mornings (not … Continue reading

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arugula salad with pomegranate, avocado & blood oranges

lazy was last saturday’s theme song. after getting up early (hate), donning a suit (double-hate), eating breakfast with an apron on (yes, that’s how much i trust my ability to eat without dropping something on myself) & driving to milwaukee … Continue reading

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authentic arabic hummus

so i love being arabic for lots of reasons — the rich history of my culture, the trips back to the old country, having a secret language in which to speak to my sisters in public (although the flip side … Continue reading

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beet salad with blood oranges, candied walnuts & goat cheese

i don’t know which of my senses delights more in a gorgeous beet salad like this one: my sense of sight or my sense of taste. i have always been a winter-lover, but haters say they dislike the drabness & … Continue reading

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