sweet potato and chickpea tagine

Fall is here! That means jackets and sweaters are out of the closet, and many of us are frantically looking for our favorite wooly hat. But most importantly, we are all more than likely craving the comfort that only a pot of warm, steaming food can bring. 

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prune & walnut energy bars

These no-bake bars are a powerhouse of energy. They are nutty, sweet and the hint of sea salt makes for a perfectly balanced snack. I love making these to keep me going  when I have a busy week ahead of me. They're also great for breakfast, travel snack or as a pre or post workout snack. 

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soba noodle salad with miso roasted nectarines & tahini miso dressing

Soba noodle salads are one of my favorite go-tos for a quick meal. They are so fast to make...The best part of this soba noodle salad is not that it’s a quickie, but it’s the miso roasted nectarines that will change your life.

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roasted rainbow carrots with pistachios, parsley, golden raisins and crème fraîche

Rainbow carrots are stunningly beautiful and create an impressive and colorful dish. The farmers market is heaving with carrots and their beautiful tops...Full of Vitamin A and beta-carotene makes it food for our eyes!

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peach & tomato gazpacho

Are you wondering what a gazpacho is? It is an unbelievably delicious chilled soup made of raw vegetables and comes from Spain...I've been waiting (impatiently) for peaches to show up at the farmers market, mainly to make this gazpacho...

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lemongrass grilled zucchini & summer squash with mint and chives

It’s zucchini and summer squash season! And my favorite way to eat them is grilled. This marinade gives them tons of flavor and the hint of lemongrass is heavenly. They’re slightly charred and have that recognizable off-the-grill taste, but you’ll also taste the lemon and garlic. So fresh and so bright...

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mejadra with caramelized leeks and coconut

Mejadra is a Middle Eastern staple and one of my favorite dishes. You’ll find I am a big fan of lentils. Lentils are a wonderful source of fiber and iron, and are very versatile. The spices in this dish, like coriander and allspice, give off the most beautiful scent...

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chilled coriander & fennel seed carrot soup with sumac roasted chickpeas

This carrot soup is so dreamy. It's smooth and refreshing, even if you prefer to have it warm. The subtle hints of coriander and fennel seeds take this simple soup to another level. And then when you think it can’t get better, it does...

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green tacos: kale and scallion tacos with cilantro pepita salsa and quick-pickled red onions

Tacos, yes please! They are fun, the best excuse to eat with your hands, and you can pile on whatever you want on them-- but you definitely want this kale and scallion filling...

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