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Product Review: Organic, BPA-Free Baked and Refried Beans from Pacific Foods

September 11, 2013
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Some time ago, Pacific foods reached out to me and asked if I’d be interested in reviewing their new line of baked and refried beans in BPA-free Tetra Recart cartons. This is the first and only line of its kind–baked and refried beans, even vegetarian/vegan ones, typically come in cans, and those cans are rarely […]

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Quick, Easy, PB & J Snack Balls. Plus, Is It Safe to Eat Peanuts?

September 6, 2013
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When I’m home, it’s my ongoing mission to make food that my mom will enjoy just as much as I do. So far, I’ve had mixed success. There have been certain grain or pasta dishes that qualify as a incontestable wins, and a few baked goods that were greeted with enthusiasm. There’s the fact that […]

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Quick and Easy Banana & Granola Wraps

September 3, 2013
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I often treat long weekends as an opportunity to spend some leisurely time in the kitchen, but this past weekend, I was more interested in working hard and playing hard; cooking was the last thing on my mind. So it was with great delight that I prepared and enjoyed these raw banana and granola wraps […]

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Blueberry Chia Salad Dressing

August 29, 2013
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Sorry for the sparse posting this week, everyone! I’ve been juggling a bunch of work and also in New York, so I haven’t been near my kitchen as often as I’d like. I hope you’re all preparing for a nice holiday weekend. What can I say about this recipe? It came to me sort of […]

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Red Quinoa, Almond and Arugula Salad with Cantaloupe

August 26, 2013
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Good morning and happy Monday! I hope everyone had a nice and restorative weekend. I hope everyone feels jazzed up about green soup, and all of the wonderful variations that can emerge from it. Last week, I found myself with an abundance of melon. Not only watermelon, which was teeming in my fridge and my […]

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Watermelon, Mint, and Lime Frosty

August 21, 2013
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Having just spent a few days in cool temperatures (summer in San Francisco is always a surprise to this East Coaster!), I’ve returned to find DC as hot and as humid as ever. While I’m glad that September is just around the corner, I can’t say that I mind the excuse to enjoy a few […]

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Green Tea, Peach, and Avocado Soft Serve

July 23, 2013
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On Saturday night, I made a batch of banana soft serve for friends. I watched as their eyes widened in amazement as a few cups of brown, frosty banana chunks turned into a pale yellow, super creamy bowl of deliciousness. I listened to them “ooooh” and “aaaah” as they took their first bite of the […]

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