Roasted Carrot and Grain Salad

Grain salads are a great lunch or side dish. Grains are very nutritious, and full of fiber so they are satiating. Add in some colorful vegetables, sweet and chewy dried apricots, crunchy walnuts, and a zippy vinaigrette, and it makes a dish that is both beautiful and exciting for the palate. For this recipe I

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White Bean and Cabbage Soup

This white bean and cabbage soup is extremely basic. I debated whether or not to post it because it’s almost too simple. However, it’s a current favorite, and so good that I’m sharing the recipe anyway. This humble soup is also very inexpensive to make. It’s little more than beans, cabbage, onion, garlic, and bay

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Beet and Garlic Cheddar Galette

This is a dish that seems sort of fancy, but is really super easy, especially if you want to use store-bought pie crust. (No judgement here!) Often times I am inspired by ingredients to create, and the idea for this recipe came while I was enjoying some Face Rock Creamery Vampire Slayer. I was thinking

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Curried Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup

This is a hearty vegan soup, loosely inspired by flavors of Indian dal and curry. My sister’s mother-in-law brought Dave and I dal after Phillie was born. I loved how flavorful it was, especially from the cardamom pods. Later that fall I began experimenting with this soup recipe. It is very flavorful from spices like

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