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Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

My friend Lexie has always told me about this amazing, dairy-free chocolate mousse she makes. For the past couple of years, I’ve been dying to try it, but I still hadn’t tried it until NOW. As we firmed up our dinner plans for tonight — I’m having a vegetarian, gluten-

Sophia’s Greek Yogurt with Kale Pesto and a Poached Egg

How funny to have a breakfast so reminiscent of summer on an uncharacteristically warm January day. The sweet, fragrant basil was a treat I happily transformed into my old standby, kale pesto, as I promised myself to get a basil plant for the kitchen next time I see one. Sophia’s

Welcoming Autumn

And all of a sudden, it’s fall. Bring on the hearty, comforting dishes. I’m shocked, but nevertheless ready for hikes, pumpkins, cider, toasty nights, boots and sweaters — and the inevitable hibernation after this crazy busy, fun year.Everything is changing so quickly this season. Or maybe it just snuck up

Beet Sauerkraut Grilled Cheese with Garden Veggies

I can’t tell you how satisfying it is to go out in the backyard, pick a few things, and voila – a meal. This is so tasty and easy once you have the sauerkraut on hand, and super fresh if you have good access to local summer produce! I just

Grilled Swordfish with Wild Blueberry Chutney, and Other Meals for Visitors

This post should have something for everyone, from vegans to paleo followers, and everyone in between. (Swordfish, lobster, veggie burgers, banana boat s’mores with homemade marshmallows!) I can’t get over how incredible this summer has been. This past week, friends from a semester in Costa Rica flew up to visit,

Rosemary-Duckfat Baked Zucchini Chips

This is a great way to turn more veggies into a savory, crunchy snack, especially when you get inundated with squash this time of year. Consider your oven space before making these, since you will need to keep the slices to one layer. Otherwise, if you pile them on top

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