Quick Recipes

Quick recipes often become my favorites. They are the ones I revisit most often, the ones that have a tendency to become staples. I’m a believer that just because a recipe comes together quickly, doesn’t mean it's less special or delicious.

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Toasted Pumpkin Seeds: Three Ways

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds: Three Ways

Toasted pumpkin seeds are the tiny, edible trophies you get for carving pumpkins. There are a couple of tricks to roasting perfect pumpkin seeds.

Five Minute Avocado Dressing with Herbs and Spinach

Five Minute Avocado Dressing with Herbs and Spinach

If you love a good avocado dressing, you've got to give this one a try. It is fragrant with fresh herbs, seasoned with miso, and boosted with spinach.

Thirteen Great Blender Soups you can Make Tonight

Thirteen Great Blender Soups you can Make Tonight

Blender soups are great because, often, you need just a few ingredients and a fifteen minutes or so. Take one all-star, seasonal ingredient like winter squash, or broccoli, or asparagus. Beyond that, perhaps an onion, some broth or water, some herbs or spices, boom - you've got what you need to make a beautiful, silky blended soup.

Smashed Sweet Potato Tacos

Smashed Sweet Potato Tacos

So simple, so good! Tortillas get slathered with smashed, roasted sweet potatoes. Top with black beans, sliced avocado, quick pickled red onions, a bit of cheese, squeeze of lime.

8 Things You Should be Making in your Waffle Iron

8 Things You Should be Making in your Waffle Iron

This post is all about putting your waffle iron to use for non-waffly things. It seems like the trend is junk food meets waffle maker, so I tried to focus on more healthful (and savory) ideas!

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A Spicy, Boosted Nut Butter

A Spicy, Boosted Nut Butter

An invigorating mix of ground ginger, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper blended with walnuts and vanilla extract into a homemade walnut butter.

A Big, Crunchy, Better Breakfast Cereal

A Big, Crunchy, Better Breakfast Cereal

This is going to make your mornings better. Dump entire boxes of healthy cereal into your biggest bowl, add extra oats, oat bran, ground flax seeds, and freeze-dried berries. Now you have lots of breakfasts ready to go.

Seven Great Blender Dressings to Keep on Hand

Seven Great Blender Dressings to Keep on Hand

Not just for salads, blender dressings are the best. Use these dressings on grain bowls, inside spring rolls, spread on sandwiches, and spooned onto tacos. Enjoy!

Easy Little Bread

Easy Little Bread

The bread you should make right this minute - yeast-based, farm-style, made from rolled oats and a blend of all-purpose and whole wheat flours.

A Big List of Things You Could Be Putting on Toast, Crackers, or Rice Cakes

A Big List of Things You Could Be Putting on Toast, Crackers, or Rice Cakes

Some nutritious, flavor-packed spreads, slathers, and toppings for anything flat and relatively crispy.

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