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Chanterelle soup

Chanterelles has a special place in my heart since when I grew up I would go out with my mom and pick them right outside our house. Here you have be lucky and pick them at Whole Foods for a cost of Russian caviar. Well I like chanterelles way more …

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Balsamic beets

Beets are one of my favorite vegetables, and beets cooked perfectly is like Christmas for me. This is my families favorite way to eat beets and the best part is it’s super easy to make. I used red beets for this meal but you can easy use yellow beets and …

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Curry potato salad

We’re back from a weekend on Catalina Island. We left on Friday afternoon on a ferry from Dana Points and after little bit more than one hour we arrived in Avalon. We had rented a condo with plans to eat out a couple of times and cook in the condo …

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Strawberries going twice…

Yesterday I forgot to post the other strawberries meal we had on Sunday. Strawberries is an excellent base for dessert, especially in the summer. I made strawberry short cake and served it with soy cream and off course sliced strawberries.  I used half white flour and half spelt flour to …

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Strawberries, going once….

Whoohooo the sweet strawberry season is here and it’s red, red, red all over farmers market. I went crazy and bought a lot of them just to realize James is going out of town so it’s only me and Bella eating at home. She eats a lot but not that …

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Rhubarb Chutney

Rhubarb’s are in season now and they are very inexpensive. My family loves anything with a rhubarb so thought I might be good making chutney out of it. The result is great and it was so easy to make. It taste great with anything BBQ, in our case tofu, seitan …

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Chai ice cream

Mmmmmmm this one was soooo god and it even got thumbs up from the queen of dessert, my mother-in law. She is lactose intolerant so a dairy free ice cream I believe is match made in heaven. I personally think it taste more like ginger breads but either way I’m …

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Healthy Spring Rolls

I had cravings for spring rolls but not the fat that comes with it so I was determine to make my own and healthy spring rolls. I baked them instead of deep frying them. I truly believe the only thing that should be deep fried is french fries and I …

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Goji berries and chocolate haystacks

I think pretty much everyone knows about the health benefits of goji berries by now. They are loaded with powerful antioxidants which can help repair cell damage from free radicals. They also include a good amount of vitamin A and much much more. I love them and eat  a lot of them. …

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creamy tomato soup

Today was a crazy day and I’ve been all over town. my lunch ended up being at Whole Foods. There I had a very nice tomato soup. Good tomato soups are hard to come by. Usually I find them way to acidic or have no tomato flavor at all. I was …

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