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Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Picture an overcast, rainy fall day when you sleep late, stumble into the kitchen, make some coffee, and then set up your computer to watch the entire Season Four of Real Housewives of Potomac. Okay, maybe the last part isn’t … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Frittata

I’m not going to lie to you; I was a little apprehensive while creating this cauliflower frittata. I’ve only grown to love cauliflower over the past few years, when I learned that adding spice and heat can turn a very … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Orzo

This post goes out to my friend Julicia, who asked me to share the recipe for shrimp and orzo a few weeks ago and had to suffer from my procrastination. This one-pot shrimp and orzo is one of the best … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Banana Nut Muffins

There were three very sad, brown-spotted bananas on my counter this morning. So I decided to make these gluten-free banana nut muffins for breakfast. Plus, I’m a firm believer that when the temperature dips below freezing (say, one degree F) … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been trying to eat a little healthier in the new year. I still have double chocolate chunk cookies every other day and make my weekly bakery trips, but at least once a week, … Continue reading

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Carrot, Grapefruit and Ginger Juice

It’s starting to feel like winter outside, so it’s time to amp up the Vitamin C and A. I’ve actually been feeling healthier this year (aside from seasonal allergies), but it never hurts to boost your reserves ahead of cold … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Breakfast Muffins

Over the weekend, I started craving something healthy-ish for breakfast. I usually make a big brunch on Sunday with pancakes, eggs, and bacon, but I was coming off a week of vacation where I basically ate hot dogs and nonstop … Continue reading

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Cherry Coconut Granola with Cacao Nibs

On Labor Day I thought about making pancakes or French toast for breakfast, and then I decided to make granola instead. Pancakes and French toast are all about immediate gratification, which I’m a big fan of, but homemade granola is … Continue reading

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Watermelon, Cucumber, and Mint Salad

This is the most refreshing summer salad. I will not take any other nominations. The inspiration for this salad came to me partly due to the abundance of fresh mint in my garden, and partly because it’s so hot in … Continue reading

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Halloumi, Date, and Orange Salad

I love Middle Eastern food. I think I always have, but my experiences traveling and living abroad increased my appreciation of it. In the town I lived in in France, there was a Middle Eastern bakery and tea shop that … Continue reading

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