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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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slow-cooked quinoa with cinnamon apple & acorn squash

i can count the number of times i’ve been shattered on one hand. i know this makes me one of the lucky ones. of course, i’ve ached second-handedly for those who have survived losses much larger than any i could … Continue reading

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apple pie moonshine

this weekend i found myself in one of my favorite places in the world… ann arbor. if you did your undergrad at the university of michigan & don’t feel similarly, chances are, you don’t have a soul. this liberal paradise … Continue reading

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slow-cooked butternut squash & black bean burrito bowl

it is october, a vibrant month chock-full of various shades of the color orange: pumpkins, hay bales, cornfields, falling leaves & early evening sunsets. orange is the color of your sacral chakra, or so i am told in yoga class. … Continue reading

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salted caramel pumpkin chocolate chip cookie bars &108 things i love in this moment

it’s fall in the midwest. is there anything better? the leaves are turning colors & crunching below our boot-clad feet, the afternoon sun is still warming even as it sets a little earlier than it did the month before, & … Continue reading

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slow-cooked tuscan kale & white bean soup

if you don’t believe in magic, you should buy a slow cooker. there’s really no other word for the transformation a few chopped vegetables in some water or veggie broth undergo while stewing in that splendid appliance over the course … 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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veggie lo mein

i can’t tell you how many times this year i’ve craved a good bowl (or takeout box) of veggie lo mein! it happens at least once a month, sometimes when i’m up late doing schoolwork & too busy to cook. … 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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easy homemade guacamole

this month’s bon appetitย 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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