Category Archives: Kitchen

Sunflower Milk

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I put off making sunflower milk for some time, because like sesame milk, it just sounded too bitter for my tastes, let alone my kids’. But I didn’t have any almonds. Or cashews. And the hempseeds sat abandoned in my … Continue reading

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Strawberry Dream

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Have you ever tried a new food and thought, “wow, this would go really well with…(fill in the blank)”? Just such a scenario happened to me the other night. I was making tacos and didn’t have any quinoa so I … Continue reading

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Mango Green Smoothie

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There are few things on the vibrant health menu that my kids ask for (so far!). With this past week bringing several hot spring days, I have met the week with an abundance of smoothie making. They started out with … Continue reading

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Unseasonably Delicious Nachos

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This dish makes me grateful for Mexico – from where our bell peppers and avocados came. It’s getting warm in the North West but our spring does not bring peppers or avocados. My son picked a bag of baby bells … Continue reading

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Chocolate Hike

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There is something magical about raw chocolate. Any kind of chocolate can make me happy but honestly a few raw macaroons takes my love deeper. When I want something sweet I turn to Matthew Kenny’s book Everyday Raw. From shakes … Continue reading

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Pizza and Milkshakes

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These are definitely guilty pleasures that turned out healthier perhaps than the restaurant versions. More importantly though, my daughter wanted to help me write down the recipe and make the pizza. She rushed to the cupboards looking for the ingredients, … Continue reading

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Sweet Green Cereal

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This cereal was born from the need to have meals rich in iron and protein. For a shortcut you can soak the buckwheat for just 20 minutes and proceed. Otherwise sprout the buckwheat ahead of time. I find sprouting fun … Continue reading

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Peas and Asparagus

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Last night I asked the kids what they wanted for dinner. I hadn’t decided on anything and was curious to see what their response would be to the invitation to choose. They typically don’t hesitate to offer their opinions as … Continue reading

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