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Thirteen years ago, Malcolm Gladwell’s popular science book, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference  hit the shelves.  I first heard of the book when I was new to life in...

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Chickpeas

Hummus Recipe Redo

January 24, 2013 | 11 Comments

That whole hummus obsession of mine has returned and although it’s been a number of months since I last wrote about my love of chickpeas, I’m not sharing...

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning & Vegetarian Tacos

January 15, 2013 | 16 Comments

A couple of months ago, I learned Mrs Smith was to retire.  Mrs Smith taught me when I was young, perhaps five or six years old, and not for more than a year or two...

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Vegetarian Chili with Black Beans and Corn

Vegetarian Chili with Black Beans and Corn

January 10, 2013 | 29 Comments

When I think of chili, I typically think the heavy dish of red kidney beans and ground beef that is a meal in itself, but we’ll all too often ladle over a hot dog or...

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brussels sprout halves

Maple, Balsamic & Lemon Brussels Sprouts

December 19, 2012 | 29 Comments

Although the first written reference of brussels sprouts is found in 16th Century Roman literature, it’s thought that these mini-cabbage-like veggies were first grown in the 13th Century in a country that is now Belgium....

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Onion Bhajis and Cilantro Chutney

December 1, 2012 | 16 Comments

Chanukah is around the corner. Eight oily nights of fried latkes and donuts are plentiful, waiting to tempt the healthiest of eaters. If you’re looking for a low-carb alternative to these fatty delights, check out...

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Butternut Squash roasted in coconut oil, with sesame seeds

Coconut Roasted Butternut Squash

November 14, 2012 | 23 Comments

Around the time that we moved into our home, coconut oil became a go-to ingredient in my kitchen.  Originally, I intended to use this a healthier alternative...

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Udon Noodle Soup Close Up

Udon Noodle Soup

October 31, 2012 | 8 Comments

Some nights, I know exactly what I plan to make for dinner.  The menu was planned, the groceries are in the pantry and it’s a done deal.  Other nights, like tonight, I leave the office,...

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