Rosewater Cardamom Lassi: Nirvana on the Tongue

The lassi is an Indian yogurt drink usually served over ice in a tall glass. When you add a bit of rosewater you get something that’s better than anything you can imagine. Nirvana on the tongue is the best way to describe this sweet drink with the hint of roses. Get the details now!

Portabella Zucchini Tacos

Portabella Zucchini Tacos

They say that love shows in the gestures– A dash to the airport, a big diamond ring; They say that this is what’s romance– All that glitters, All that sparkles, All that’s bright and glossy, (You know, those sorts of things). True, you proposed: it was poetry, All of your neat lines of verse, for …

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Vegan Basil Walnut Pesto

Vegan Basil Walnut Pesto spread up top a row of sliced tomatoes.

One a hot September day when you drive around town in your car with the broken air-conditioning, your shirt sticking to you and the sun beating down beautiful and hard, it’s nice to come back to your kitchen, pull herbs from your windowsill, nuts from the cabinet, and assemble something fresh and simple to eat. …

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Make a Delicious German “Bowle” for Oktoberfest

Make a Delicious German “Bowle” for Octoberfest | Foodal.com

Do you love to serve homemade boozy punch at parties? Try a delicious German Bowle, for Oktoberfest or at any time of year, made with fresh seasonal fruit. From melon to cranberry, cherry cola to a spooky option for Halloween, we’ve got you covered with our roundup of the best recipes. Read more now.

Easy Einkorn Cinnamon Buns

Close up of a batch of Easy Einkorn Cinnamon Buns stacking a clear glass serving dish.

There’s this quote I’ve always liked, “Today’s safe boundaries were yesterday’s unknown frontiers.” I don’t know who said it. I just know that from where I sit today, married, living in Nashville, self-employed and blogging (five years Sunday!), I know it’s true. Tim and I bought a house yesterday. Or rather, Tim and I made …

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Braised Roma Beans

Top down view of Braised Roma Beans on a white ceramic plate.

When Tim and I visited my family earlier this year, my brother loaned me the book The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. The story, if you don’t know it, is about a man who accidentally begins a long journey to a friend, and along the way, both he and everyone he knows is affected. I reached …

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Easy Radish Panzanella

Top down view of a glass mixing bowl full of Easy Radish Panzanella.

Telling you I like panzanella is a little like telling you my teenage self liked pizza. I don’t like panzanella; I want to eat it every day. In the same way I grew up buying Tombstone and Jack’s and, let’s be honest, eating any pizza anyone would give me, now I want panzanella, and I …

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Grill-less Grilled Sambal Chicken Skewers over Greens

Top down view of three Grill-less Grilled Sambal Chicken Skewers on a white marble surface.

You would think, after nearly five years of regular blogging, a person would become immune to the kindness in the blog community. At least that’s what I keep thinking this week, after publishing Tuesday’s post, and hearing such kind, thoughtful responses from so many of you. You would think I would be used to this …

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Beet and Lettuce Salad with Green Onion Vinaigrette

Beet and Lettuce Salad with Green Onion Vinaigrette on a white, ceramic plate setting on a dark wooden dining table.

Tim and I got a new bathroom ceiling this week. First, we got a massive ceiling bubble that Tim had to pop with a knife, straddling the toilet and the tub, a five-gallon bucket in his other hand while water shot from the ceiling cyst like milk from a cow; but then, beginning Wednesday and …

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Sweet Potato, Mushroom + Radish Slaw Tacos

Sweet Potato, Mushroom + Radish Slaw Tacos

A vegan taco recipe made with healthy sweet potatoes, mushrooms, and radish slaw and flavored with cashew cream. A great alternative even for carnivores looking to clean up their diet during a meatless Monday or taco Tuesday.

Garlic Scape Pesto

Top down view of garlic scape pesto in a food processor.

Thursday through Sunday, I was away in the northwoods with no Internet, little phone signal, creatures crawling in the walls in the middle of the night (!!) and daily dinners at supper clubs where the only vegetables were potatoes. It’s a funny world to escape to for a greens-loving girl, but, every year when I …

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