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Clean Green Soup

No matter what nutritionists are debating at the moment – (Grains are good for you. No, wait – they’re bad. Cut back on meat. I mean, go paleo. GMOs will save us. Unnnless they destroy us. Et cetera, et cetera.), they have and will always agree on one thing: We should all EAT MORE VEGETABLES. […]

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Best Simple Chili

Soon the spring will bring warmth, sunshine, and fresh garden salads to your table, but while the winter winds still blow, enjoy this recipe for your best simple chili. Like most of my favorite meals, this one is easy to modify based on the contents of your kitchen. Simmering on the stove or cooking in a […]

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Tomato Soup with Poached Egg (Shakshuka)

The traditional Middle Eastern brunch of egg and tomato soup is rich, flavorful, and deeply satisfying – a healthy comfort food. I’ve never eaten it for breakfast, but we enjoy Shakshuka for dinner often. It’s also extremely versatile and easy to make. Leave your measuring cups in the drawers! The foundation of the dish is garlic, onions, […]

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BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

I love recipes that are so forgiving they’re more like guidelines. They leave me feeling like I have culinary magic in my fingertips, as if my intuitive decisions to replace the fresh tomatoes with salsa and substitute red onions for scallions were the exact decisions needed to produce an especially tasty meal. But really, forgiving […]

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How to Go Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free: A healthy way to simplify and satisfy your palate I really enjoy food, despite my tendency to embark on very restrictive diets. (I was a vegetarian for 12 years, except for one stint in college when I went rogue and ate a rack of ribs… then for one year, in an attempt to cure […]

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