Clean Apple Slaw

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It may be late summer, but the potluck get-togethers are still going strong (my husband has a BIG family…) So, again, I was stumped as to what to bring…but only until I picked up the Sept/Oct issue of  Clean Eating Magazine, my latest favorite reading material! Clean Eating is a wealth of simple, fresh recipes you…

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Three Squash Pasta, and Eating My Words

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Yikes! I was without internet service for days… My wireless modem went positively batty on me. It might have been something to do with the piece that fell out onto the floor… 😯 Since blogging was out of the question, you might think I’d take that extra time to whip up some mindblowing food to…

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Everyday Eats

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Squash blossoms, stuffed, and baked into the middle of a muffin? Yup. I’m constantly impressed by the recipes I find while blogreading. There are so many talented, passionate and wildly creative people out there, and the inspiration is enough to make me feel like there aren’t enough days in a lifetime to sample all the…

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My Favorite Way To Do Deep Dish

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I was born in Jersey, and raised on Long Island, with an Italian mom. So, yeah. I like pizza. But as much as I like a good New York-style foldable slice, covered in thick cheese and loads of garlic and mushrooms, I like this kind even more… The bakery I used to work in might…

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Fried Green Tomatoes

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I’m not sure what it is about fried green tomatoes that makes me want to learn how to cook them perfectly. Sure, I loved the movie, and that is where I first learned of their existence, but it goes beyond that.  If you do a recipe search for fried green tomatoes, you’ll find a lot…

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Juice Newbie

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Wow! I attended my first Twitter party last night–2 of them actually (in a row!)–and I’m exhausted! Kind of exhilarated, but exhausted! And I can’t really see straight… The topics were the campaign for safe cosmetics and the film, “The Story of Cosmetics: The Ugly Truth of Toxins In, Toxins Out” followed by more talk…

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The No-Food Diet?

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I’m troubled. A few days ago, I was privy to a conversation between a few coworkers. It was right around lunchtime, and one coworker was ordering takeout. She asked if anyone wanted to get in on the order.  I then heard two of the women involved say, “No thanks. We can’t eat until Wednesday.” 😯…

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Mommy and Me Hummus Recipe

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I have been accused of being a little too cautious when it comes to introducing solids to my son. My response? Well, I’ll let you guess. 😡 I care…really care…about the relationship my son has with food, so yes, I’m pretty careful. The way I see it, that’s my job as his mother, so he…

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Father's Day: Vegan Trail Mix Cookies

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For Father’s Day, I decided to give my husband the gift of eternal life! …in the form of these super nutrient-rich cookies! (He’s not vegan, but I lucked out with a guy who is really into the idea of a plant-based diet as long as it includes hamburgers, too.) I thought I’d share my recipe,…

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Squash Blossom Insecurity

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OK, crafty foodbloggers…I have a challenge for you. It irks me to no end that there are so many things I don’t utilize from my garden.  I was reminded of this irkiness by a post on Oh She Glows this morning…(garlic scapes are among the things I don’t use.) …along with beet greens, fiddlehead ferns, and…

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