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Grilled Halloumi and Peaches with Dukkah

And so I have returned to the land of bikes and wind and sea and pastry.This weekend was spent getting back into the swing of things and back onto the Danish clock on Bornholm, the island where my husband’s family has a seaside cottage. It’s […]

Getting Fresh in Turkey with Aubergines n’ Greens

I fell in love in Turkey. With aubergine.I know it sounds a little surprising, but believe it or not, before this trip I wasn’t so smitten with this oddball veggie. Part of the reason for my former uncertainty was simply the name: eggplant. Of all […]

Quinoa Spring Sushi + DIY Quick-Pickled Ginger

Although she probably doesn’t even know it, the person most responsible for my undying appreciation of all things edible and insatiable hunger for new food adventures, is my best friend’s mother, Annie. For their family, eating anything and everything outside of the ‘norm’, was the […]

Parsley Root Fries with Roasted Tomato Ketchup

Like any kid, I was pretty enamored with McDonalds french fries. For little me and my little hands, they were like golden, salty, magic wands, able to appease even the worst of my temper tantrums and toddler breakdowns. Because my mom loved me, and wanted […]

Raw Salted Caramel Apple Dip

Is it just me, or is salted caramel the new chipotle mayo? Although I would like to think I stay away from food fads, this Raw Salted Caramel Apple Dip would qualify as trendy. After seeing recipes pop up on so many food blogs, and […]

Ginger-Roasted Carrots with Mellow Miso Dressing

I used to be the girl with candy in her bag. Always. Skittles, Snickers, Nibs, Nerds, Twix, Jube Jubes, you name it. In fact, if sugar wasn’t within arms reach at all times, I would get a bit panicky. Candy kept me awake during art […]

Meatless Mondays with Martha Stewart – Green Olive Tarragon Tapenade + a Really Good Sandwich

Isn’t it funny when you suddenly start liking a food that you previously despised? How does that happen? This is the case with me and olives. Up until just a couple years ago, I thought olives were totally vile, and now I worship them. With […]

Waste Not, Want Not – Raw Nut Pulp Hummus

I said I would deliver, and so I have. Allow me to introduce you to a pretty special, however delightfully simple, raw hummus made out of, what else? Leftover pulp from making nut milk. Hoorah! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am about the […]