Fall Harvests = Fresh Soups

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Many people assume that summertime brings the most fruits and veggies to the table, but early fall is actually the prime time for both home gardeners and farmers: in September, corn is the sweetest, tomatoes are bursting at the stems, herbs are going gangbusters. And then there are the furiously growing zucchinis and pumpkins and […]

Celebrate Your Strength With Nutritious Food This Week! Simply Delicious (and Deliciously Simple) Egg And Spinach Breakfast Tacos

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Breakfast tacos are a beautiful thing when you make them yourself: you can use whatever filling you’d like, you can use whatever toppings you like, and you can make your tacos as hearty or as light as you’d like. And the best part? These tacos only take about five minutes to make, ten if you […]

Sprouted Seeds & Sweet Tomatoes

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You know what’s great about all the specialty cuisines nowadays? By “specialty,” I mean those that cater to niche – but growing! – interests like vegan, raw, gluten-free, etc. Everyone can sample these cuisines and ideas and benefit from them no matter what our personal food philosophies are. Take raw food, for example. Raw food […]

Guaranteed Summer Hits: Sweet Corn & Fresh Herbs

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Sweet corn, savory herbs, juicy tomatoes – what more could you want? Summer brings out the best on our plates. (Summer also means that my refrigerator tends to be a bit bare since a lot of my future meals are anchored to my garden dirt.) And now that we’re – sniff! – at the tail […]

A Jar Of Mayonnaise Ain’t Got Nothing On A Ripe Avocado

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Sometimes the condiment makes the sandwich, other times the condiment is a well-behaved backdrop to the sandwich.  Either way, you might as well go for a condiment with potential (i.e., not supermarket mayonnaise, which is at best made with low-quality oil and at worst made with a slew of unpronounceable chemicals). One of the easiest […]