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Roasted Cauliflower Recipes for Fall

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Side-angle shot of cauliflower florets with a drizzle of olive oil

More than I like to admit, I am a creature of habit in cooking. Most of the time, I return to favorite recipes. Breakfast is almost always oatmeal. And, at the market I buy the same kinds of produce every week. During the fall, it is almost guaranteed that I have […]

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Spinach Quinoa Cakes with Garlicky Yogurt

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Spinach Quinoa Cakes with Garlicky Yogurt

There is a direct connection to having a toddler and uptick in the amount of finger foods we eat in our house. Granted, even some foods I wouldn’t consider finger friendly become so but that’s just life with a small child. However, sandwiches, quesadillas, and fritters are all weekly staples. These […]

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Kale Breakfast Salad with Roasted Potatoes

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Kale Breakfast Salad

Like most recipes, this breakfast salad was a complete accident. I had a couple of eggs and some kale I needed to use. I didn’t feel like scrambled eggs and I believe a disappointing breakfast that was not supposed to be a breakfast salad but strangely was one. At any rate, […]

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Three Bean Vegan Chili with Cornbread

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Overhead close-up view of vegan chili with cornbread and jalapenos

Growing up, I was never a fan of chili. My family would make large batches of it and I’d always strategically avoid it. I really didn’t like the flavors and I was pretty much anti-anything bean. However, I might touch try it if there weren’t beans but I was never really […]

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Weekend Dutch Baby with Cinnamon Apples

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Weekend Dutch Baby with Cinnamon Apples

Post sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill. See below for more details. Usually towards the end of summer, I feel like I’m falling out of love with cooking. I worry that the feeling will last. And yet, inevitably, with the return of the cooler comes the pull to be back in the […]

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Pear Custard Tart with Cinnamon

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Overhead shot of an 11" tart filled with pears, custard filling, and a sprinkle of cinnamon

Post sponsored by California Pear. See below for more details. It’s rare that I post dessert recipes but don’t be fooled, I love my desserts. This custard tart has been around for years and has made it’s way through all the seasons. However, this pear version is my favorite. Using slices […]

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Harissa Tomato Salad with Farro and Pepitas

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Overhead, close-up shot of a harissa tomato salad made with cooked farro, fresh grape tomatoes, and green harissa.

I feel like when September hits, it’s easy to throw the idea of summer produce out for all the fall goodness that’s about to come our way. And yet, I find September to be one of the best months for tomatoes. The mature plants are still producing and the abundance is […]

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Cucumber Avocado Spring Rolls with Herbs

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Cucumber Avocado Spring Rolls with Herbs

This is a monumental moment for this little site: I’m posting a tofu recipe. Tofu, along with mushrooms, just haven’t been my thing. It’s completely a texture issue. I need crunch in my life and the slight spongy texture of mushrooms and tofu just didn’t work with my food views. However, […]