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Grain-free Holiday Tahini Cookies, 2-ways + A Gift Guide

Grain-free Holiday Tahini Cookies, 2-ways + A Gift Guide

You know the feeling: it’s twenty minutes after dinner. You’re full and seemingly suffonsified, when it hits you. I NEED A TREAT. Raisins will not help. Granola won’t cut it. Coconut chips? Pfff. That teeny square of dark chocolate you were keeping as a fallback […]

Blackberry and Currant Clafoutis

Blackberry and Currant Clafoutis

The first time I heard the word, I knew I would love it. Clafoutis. Clah. Foo. Tee. It felt so good just to say it, like a laughing cloud floating off my tongue, I was certain it would taste even better. I was right. Clafoutis […]

Farewell to Copenhagen Carrot Cake

Farewell to Copenhagen Carrot Cake

Boil the kettle and make a cup of tea folks, this is going to be a big one! First of all, I have to begin this post by saying THANK YOU. My New Roots is officially 10 years old and I couldn’t have done it without […]

Cinnamon Crunch Cereal and Hemp Milk

Cinnamon Crunch Cereal and Hemp Milk

“It is easier to change a man’s religion than to change his diet.” – Margaret Mead Yup. Pretty much. This entire shift began when I had a particularly gnarly couple of months with manic mood swings that rivaled my adolescence, acne flare-ups, bloating, low energy, […]

Breakfast Buckwheat Florentines

Breakfast Buckwheat Florentines

“Done is better than perfect.” I can’t tell you how many times I repeat this to myself on a daily basis, as a sort of mantra to soothe and convince the perfectionist inside me to just follow through. To just put it out there. I […]

Double Chocolate Chunk Sunbutter Cookies

Double Chocolate Chunk Sunbutter Cookies

Dear friends! I’m on tour! And what a total blast and a half it’s been so far – my mind is blown by the outpouring of enthusiasm and pure LOVE here in New York City. Thanks to all of you for coming out to the […]

Sourdough Salad Pizza

Sourdough Salad Pizza

Along with ice cream, chocolate, and burgers, pizza was definitely on my hit list when I started eating healthier. But like every single one of those foods, I have come up with a way of making them not only not bad for me, but actually […]

Maple Cinnamon Grain-Free Granola

Maple Cinnamon Grain-Free Granola

Cruising the health food store a few months back, I happened upon a bag of locally made, grain-free granola that really spoke to me. Something about its un-designed packaging, its minimalistic ingredients and flagrant chunks flirting with me through the cellophane window, begged me to […]