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19 Veg-Friendly Party Snacks | Naturally Ella

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19 Veg-Friendly Party Snacks | Naturally Ella

When it comes to the holidays, I get most excited about the parties (and the food at them!) With a little inspiration, your holiday party can be rocking some wonderful veg-friendly snacks. While you can start with a solid cheese board and some olives, step your game up with the help […]

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21 Breakfast Recipes for the Holidays

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Kale Baked Eggs with Dukkah with Toast

I love a good breakfast, doubly so during the holiday months. There’s something special about sharing a freshly brewed cup of coffee and delicious breakfast with people you might only get to see occasionally. My love of this also might stem from a deep love of breakfast. It always feels less […]

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A Vegetarian Holiday Meal Guide for Winter Meals

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Vegetarian Holiday Meal

There is nothing quite like holiday meals. Family, food, and conversation. However, it can be a extremely stressful trying to accommodate everyone’s dietary needs. Whether you’re going with a full plant-based meal or just hoping to get a dish or two to add to the table, this vegetarian holiday meal guide […]

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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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Making the Most of Leftovers

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Roasted Butternut Squash

Leftovers may sound like unwanted old food but moving leftovers from one meal to the next – slowly dwindling the stockpile – is a challenge and an art form in my kitchen. In fact, I don’t think I can imagine a day where I do not use some sort of leftover […]

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5 Tips for Vegetarian Lunches

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Romesco Potato Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese

(Hey Everyone! I want you to give a warm welcome to Grace Kerfoot. Grace has studied nutrition and most recently was working as a cheesemonger. She’s also been helping me in the studio and I’m so happy to have her contributing a few posts in the coming months. I think it’s […]

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Saving the Season: 3-Ways with Sweet Corn

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Adobo Grilled Sweet Corn

Living in California now for over 5 years, I’ve learned that most food produced here is just as good (if not better) than most any place else. California tomatoes, olive oil, wine, stone fruit, beans, and grains occupy a majority of our meals. However, and I’ve had arguments with people about […]

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Top Five Kitchen Tools | Naturally Ella

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Sideview of Microplane Zester grating parmesan cheese

If you’ve walked into any kitchen store, you know how overwhelming the business of kitchen tools can be. Beyond a solid knife (should have been on the list, but I’m mentioning now), below are five of my go-to kitchen tools. Some are cheap, some are an investment. These items are the […]

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8 Compendium Cookbooks to Have on Hand

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8 Compendium Cookbooks to Have on Hand

As I approach the 11 year (!) mark for this site, I decided it was time to branch out a bit from sharing recipe after recipe. Over the years, I’ve amassed notes, ideas, methods, and books that rarely get shared (unless you happen to hold a conversation with me). And so, […]