Tag Archives: winter vegetables

adventures in juicing: pomegranate, cranberry & citrus, oh my

there’s something magical about winter produce. how something as vibrantly colored as pomegranates, cranberries, or the flesh of a blood orange comes from a season marked by the bitter cold & relentless wind is puzzling but wonderful to me. pomegranates … Continue reading

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curried apple butternut squash soup & other vices

99% of the time i am a staunch antagonist of tradition, commercialism, organized religion–organized anything, if we’re being honest, even bathroom drawers. of course, we’re all hypocrites, myself included. december does me no favors. how can i resist vibrant sprigs … 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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beet bread

a few weeks ago, i had a delicious sandwich at the slow food uw cafe. it involved beet bread, caramelized apples, blue cheese & arugula. the most interesting part of the sandwich was the beet bread — i could not … Continue reading

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carrot cake muffins that just so happen to be vegan

a couple weeks ago, i got my first market basket from slow food.  a market basket is a $10 or $16 dollar basket filled with 10 or 20 pounds worth of fresh produce from local & distant sustainable farmers. the  point of … 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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roasted red potatoes with lemon, sage & truffle oil

you know what they say: “haters they gonna hate & potatoes, they gonna potate.” okay, so they don’t really say that, but i actually didn’t make it up myself (unfortunately). i saw it on pinterest, which is where i’ve been … 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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mushrooms & shallots sauteed in truffle oil & white wine

thank goodness i made these mushrooms last night, or i would’ve gone to bed hungry. after a super relaxing yoga class, i am all too ready for bed. the upside of my fatigue is that you don’t have to listen … Continue reading

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