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Food Poetry: Ode to Nutella

I interrupt my regularly scheduled food stories, for a poem! In honor of the Nutella Breakfast Truck Tour reaching the Bay Area, I bring you a poem about Nutella, written by my very own Nutella-loving daughter.

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strawberry jam

Strawberry Jam Spiked with Pineapple Guava

An unexpected fall fruit, pineapple guava marries beautifully with your last stash of strawberries for an unusual tropical strawberry jam

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Eat With Your Eyes Open – Join the October #Unprocessed Challenge

Eat with your eyes open – join the October #unprocessed challenge — learn how to see and choose healthy unprocessed food over processed artificial options.

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Forgotten Frittata

Fast and Flavorful Frittatas – A Flexible Recipe For Even the Most Frantic Schedule

Are you frantic, frazzled, and fearful of the new frenetic back-to-school schedule? Are you as shocked as I am at the fast-pace at which fall is running towards us while summer seems to just be drifting away? In the midst of all the chaos, fast and flavorful dinners that multi-task as breakfast or lunch are […]

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Fresh Fruit Crisp

Embracing Summer’s Bounty with Fresh Fruit Crisps

Today is #PieDay in the blogosphere/twittersphere, and though I have conquered most of my phobia around pie crust, and would jump onto this crusty adventure in a heartbeat, alas my summer schedule so far favors preparing quick crisps. Fresh fruit pie filling and crisp filling really are one in the same. So the real difference […]

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Lavash – New Ideas for an Old Style of Bread

Last weekend, I stopped by my local grocery – New Leaf – to pick up some lunch with a food-loving friend. While we headed to the check-out, we passed a table offering samples of rolled bread called lavash, which we of course stopped to sample. Lavash bread and crackers are of Armenian origin many thousands […]

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I Think I Can, I Think I Can … Apricot Raspberry Jam

When summer fruit season arrives, I buy fruit at the farmer’s market with the youthful enthusiasm of a 14-year-old girl let loose in a discount Abercrombie outlet with a limitless credit card. The only difference is that fruit rots a lot more quickly than clothes and can’t be handed down or CAN it? Last year, […]

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Five Easy Recipe Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Firing up the grill for the first time this weekend? Hosting or attending a neighborhood gathering to kick off the summer? Celebrating a graduation? Whatever the reason, most of us will be joining family or friends to soak up the warm sun and celebrate the end of school and the start of some much needed […]

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