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Pan-Fried Pears with Honey and Ginger Einkorn

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Pan-Fried Pears with Honey and Ginger Einkorn

Post sponsored by California Pear. See below for more details. One of my favorite things is to make a breakfast that feels like it could easily double as dessert without being heavy on the sweetness. For example, I could eat these pan-fried pears everyday. They provide the perfect example when I […]

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Cucumber Sorghum Salad | Naturally Ella

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Cucumber Sorghum Salad

I never like to make cucumber salads the same way twice. I feel like cucumbers make for such a solid starting point. They aren’t overly powerful in the flavor department but they do come with a nice, refreshing crunch. Plus, I almost always have a couple of hand because my son […]

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Vegetable Burger with Curried Ketchup and Avocado

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Vegetable Burger with Curried Ketchup and Avocado

Post sponsored by Dr. Praegers. See below for more details. One of the things I’ve become really good at since having kid: lowering expectations. This hasn’t been easy because I’m always wanting to try new things, explore new places, and hand-make everything I can. Add a toddler to this mix and […]

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California Avocado Tomatillo Soup with Cumin

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California Avocado Tomatillo Soup

Post sponsored by California Avocados. See below for more details. One of the reasons I love living in a desert climate: cool evenings and mornings. Even when it gets to be hot during the days, most nights and mornings are cool (sweater weather cool). This means I’m still able to happily […]

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Blue Cheese Peach Pizza with Honey

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This recipe is in partnership with Nugget Markets. See below for more details. There are combinations that might feel a bit over-done but I will always (and gladly) eat. One of those combinations: blue cheese and peaches. Fresh, sweet peaches paired with the earthy flavor of blue cheese is everything I […]

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Sesame Sunflower Crunch | Cooking Component

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Sesame Sunflower Crunch

When it comes to textures, I’m all about the crunch. This is why I gravitate towards chips, crackers, and granola. This sunflower crunch is a mix between toasted nuts and granola. It’s simple on ingredients but the end result is a multi-use mix that adds the perfect crunch to soups, salads, […]

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Sweet Corn Polenta with Sun-Dried Tomato Relish

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Sweet Corn Polenta with Fried Egg and Sun-Dried Tomato Relish

There are a few summer staples that happen every year. Roasted tomato salsa, grilled zucchini, and this fresh polenta. Traditionally, polenta is made from dried/stone-ground corn. This version relies on using fresh summer sweet corn. The texture is different but the flavor of the polenta is all summer warmth. I usually […]

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Roasted Butter Tomato Sauce Pasta

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Roasted Butter Tomato Sauce Pasta

Post sponsored by the French Ministry of Agriculture. See below for more details. Since having a child, I’ve found myself eating more foods from my childhood than I ever thought I would. Peanut butter sandwiches now with fig jam. Grilled cheese sandwiches updated with romesco and avocado. And pasta by way […]