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Creamy Vegan Garlic & Herb Pasta

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A few weeks ago, the DC area dietetic association I’m a member of had a fall networking potluck. Originally, I was thinking of bringing some sort of quinoa, bean, or kale salad. And then I realized: wait. I’m going to an event full of dietitians… there is likely going to be WAY too much along the lines of quinoa, beans, and kale. So instead, Continue Reading …

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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I first fell in love with Irish soda bread when I was, as you might guess, in Ireland. Back when I was teaching English in Prague in 2009, I spent a long weekend in Ireland with a friend and fellow teacher, Jackie. The two of us had a wonderful time, staying in cute little B&Bs and exploring the beautiful countryside and small towns. Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato & Lentil Coconut Curry

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I always feel really awkward writing recipe posts. I mean, how many ways can you say something is delicious? I guess it’s just easier for me to wax poetic about my runs and beautiful scenery than it is to describe a recipe. ;) But for real, friends: this really was delicious. Introducing a new favorite: Sweet Potato Lentil Coconut Curry! It’s Continue Reading …

Spiced Cherry Pecan Granola Bars {gluten free}

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Earlier this week, I was in the mood to bake. It had been way too long since I made any sort of fun new granola bar, and I wanted something I could enjoy as an easy snack in the afternoon. A little while later, and a new creation was born: Spiced Cherry Pecan Granola Bars. Gluten-free and dairy-free friendly, too! Continue Reading …

Chocolate Cherry Espresso Smoothie

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Now that the weather is getting really hot in DC, I’ve found myself craving smoothies again. But here’s the problem – I’ve just come back from an early a.m. run., and I want caffeine, but I also need to refuel. What to do? Introducing my new favorite: Chocolate Cherry Espresso Smoothie. Continue Reading …

Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad

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Hello, my friends! We interrupt your regularly scheduled Italy adventure recaps for a recipe. :) Introducing my new hot weather favorite: Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad! Served cold, preferably with some fruit, salad, or maybe some Prosecco on the side. Yep, I still have Italy on the brain, clearly. Continue Reading …

Almond Butter Stuffed Vanilla Coconut French Toast

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French Toast is probably my most favorite breakfast ever. Anyone else? I was craving it this morning, but considering it was Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. and I didn’t really want to end up in a sugar coma by 9, I decided to come up with a still delicious but no sugar added version for breakfast. Introducing: Almond Butter Stuffed Vanilla Coconut Continue Reading …

A Quick and Easy Breakfast Idea

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Hello friends! Today I want to share one of my favorite really quick and easy breakfasts as of late. Continue Reading …