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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

why organic matters

why organic matters

Amidst the overabundance of dietary advice you may have come across, the common thread seems to be that eating lots of fruits and vegetables is a pretty good idea.  We may be clever, but we’re not the only species that has this concept figured out, which means that sometimes (despite our best efforts) we have to share. Continue reading

Grilled Brussel Sprouts

Grilled Brussel Spouts

I always used to roast Brussel sprouts in the oven.  Last Thanksgiving, we quickly ran out of oven space and my little Brussels got the boot.  Determined to have them make it to the table, I threw on an extra sweater and headed for the grill.  They turned out amazing, the star of the Thanksgiving show, for sure.  Who thought grilled Brussel sprouts could steal the stage from the Turkey? Continue reading

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