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passionate . quirky . silly . a food lover & life liver

Basics Banter: the perfect protein sear

People think they need to go to a super fancy restaurant to get a desirable sear on their proteins. This is so false. Searing proteins is of the simplest things you could ever do at home but people don’t think… Continue reading

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Basics banter: How to roast vegetables

Fact: roasting vegetables is the best way to eat vegetables. Fact: as humans, we need to eat mountains of vegetables daily. Conclusion: we need to learn to roast vegetables and we need to get good at it now. It’s easy.… Continue reading

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Real talking sugar

Some people can take a bite of refined sugar, forget about it, and move on with their life. I am not one of these people. This past weekend, I went shopping with my mom at Target and she bought a… Continue reading

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The best ceviche ever

Leave it to Nobu Matsuhisa to come up with a close to perfect template for Peruvian ceviche. The man is a raw and cooked fish genius; there’s a reason that a meal at one of his restaurants will leave you… Continue reading

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Cherry tomato salad with oregano

There are lots of people that resist eating healthy. The idea of it is shunned in the brain. If you’re not accustomed to it, I get how a plate of fries or cupcakes or breaded fried stuff would make someone… Continue reading

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Cauliflower steaks with cauliflower puree

Maya Angelou died last week. I’m sure you know. She was a writer, poet, and straight up inspiration. You know that, too. You might not know she was also a great cook. She was. She knew what was up. Last… Continue reading

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Brown butter & rosemary seabass with proscuitto

Our growth as human beings is completely reliant on how we deal with and respond to pain. This sucks. In fact, it’s ironically painful in and of itself. You hear it all the time and see it on annoying mugs,… Continue reading

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Bacon & balsamic roasted brussels sprouts {why I eat paleo intro}

For the past 15 months, I’ve taken charge of my health through lifestyle choices. 80ofoods I used to rely on and love are gone, and it’s been way harder than I pictured. It’s the reason I no longer maniacally post… Continue reading

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Zucchini with almond pesto

A zucchini shift has happened in my life: it’s one of my favorite vegetables. I didn’t used to be a fan. I thought it was a weird, spotted cucumber with a little nub on its end. Freaky. But it’s so… Continue reading

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Super spicy carrot & chickpea tagine

From time to time, I do detrimental things completely aware of their unfavorable end result. In the moment right before the action is committed, there’s a shiny glimmer of hope that maybe, this ONE time out of a million, things… Continue reading

Discussion Leave a comment Category Appetizers, Gluten free, Healthy, Mains - Meatless, Sides, Vegan