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roasted cauliflower and carrot mash

roasted cauliflower and carrot mash

I’ve never really been a huge fan of raw cauliflower.  Its texture reminds me of what it might be like to snack on those packing peanuts that used to come in UPS boxes.  To me, there’s no other vegetable transformation quite like that of roasting cauliflower, and as it turns out, cooking it a little bit actually makes it healthier and easier to digest. Continue reading

when did we have to start eating defensively?

when did we have to start eating defensively?

Eating is one of life’s greatest pleasures.  It should be satisfying, enjoyable, and most of all, nourishing.  The one thing it should never be is scary.  But while food is meant to be health-giving, it is becoming increasingly difficult to navigate our way through ingredient lists that look more like the CliffsNotes of a chemistry course than a food label. Continue reading

Bay Scallops with Snap Peas and Bacon

bay scallops with snap peas and bacon

I love scallops! Whether they’re bay scallops (like the ones in this picture) or big sea scallops (like the ones in the last picture in this post) they’re one of my favorite seafoods!

“One of my favorite seafoods” sounds weird, but you get what I’m saying 😉. 

Scallops feel light and decadent at the same time, and they pair up perfectly with bacon. 

I love to serve scallops with a quick side of snap peas and bacon, and top everything off with a yummy orange balsamic sauce 😍.  Continue reading

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