Curry Coconut Lime Fettuccine

The last time I taught a pasta cooking class I felt like I was in a room filled with giddy little children. The little ones were missing, though, and the excitement exuded from the souls of my fellow grown “adults.” They were amazed at their own talent and skill in creating and hand making their…

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Turmeric Coriander Squash Créme

As with every year, I am desperate to hold on to any last vestige of summer…particularly the bounty of delicious produce and the warm sunshine. I’m NO fan of winter. In fact, the only thing that really excites me about the chill in the air is the delicious soft sweetness of winter squash and sweet…

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Apple Cider Vinegar

Just like coconut oil, apple cider vinegar is pretty much the ultimate “cure all” for those of us who subscribe to the health and wellness crunchy lifestyle. No really, many, many, many people (not just the granola-heads) experience tremendous health benefits from the fermented magic. It’s not that is simply makes a great vinaigrette, it truly…

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Colorful Kohlrabi

As commonly grown as kohlrabi is across the world (it’s a turnip cousin, after all!), it is surprisingly difficult to find these days. In gardens galore, I believe, kohlrabi at the market reminds me of an afternoon of “Where’s Waldo?” This super amazing cruciferous has an origin and nature the same as that of cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, collard greens,…

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Thai Coconut Chicken Dinner Party

“They” say you should never try out something new for company. Well, I seem to always swim upstream and go against the rules. I’ve been dreaming about this smorgasbord of sweet potatoes for weeks now, as it’s been awhile since I’ve had the chance to splurge into the sensation of the creamy, buttery goodness of…

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Peppered Protein Power

There are simply those days when I feel like I need a power boost of protein. I just CRAVE it. You know what I mean? The fresh, clean energy of just pure protein. And we’re talking real protein here, real food. Not just a powder or a bar. REAL protein. Next to water, protein makes…

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Espresso Braised Spring Onions

  It’s not often that I have the honor of playing with another in the kitchen. It’s not often at all… What an honor it was to have the company of one of my dearest friends for this creation. …and so special to savor in the sensational, silky bites of these babies together once we…

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Mahi Mahi en Papillote

En papillote is French for “in parchment”, or al cartoccio in Italian. This is a method of cooking in which the food is put into a folded pouch or parcel and then baked. The parcel is typically made from folded parchment paper, but other material, such as a paper bag or aluminum foil, may be used. The parcel holds in moisture to steam the food. The…

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Homemade Coconut Butter

Coconut butter really is one of the greatest things on earth. Really. It’s thick, it’s smooth, it’s sweet, and it’s just so delicious. I rave about the delectability on a regular basis, and am often asked about the difference between coconut butter and coconut oil.  Apparently this information is rather confusing to folks ~ Neither…

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Recipe Revisit: Chocolate Mousse Coconut Shellies

What an honor it has been to be inspired to revisit this recipe creation from June of 2013.  An honor in that Tina Turbin of Paleo Gluten Free Recipes has selected not just this one, but this AND another to be a part of her latest and greatest cookbook creation.  I’m thrilled. Take a look…

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