Strawberry Chia Seed Iced Green Tea

Strawberry Chia Seed Iced Green Tea

Say it’s the morning of something. (It could be anything…say an event you’re speaking at, or a lunch where you’re meeting clients, or an interview with a potential employer…basically anything where you want to look halfway decent.) You wake up like any other day and head to the bathroom. Sleep blurring your vision, you glance in the mirror and do a double take as you notice that the worst is upon you....

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Herbed Chicken and Brown Rice Sun-Washed Mediterranean Salad Bowls

Herbed Chicken and Brown Rice Sun-Washed Mediterranean Salad Bowls 1

We all know there’s a correlation: when temps start warming up, our salad consumption skyrockets. Whether you’re trying to lose those last few stubborn pounds before summer or are just craving lighter fare, salad seems to be the key. I try to eat a salad as a full meal at least once each day (usually for lunch or dinner, but sometimes even breakfast), and it never gets boring because there are so many different ways to do it....

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Sweet and Spicy Mango Vinaigrette

Sweet and Spicy Mango Vinaigrette

One of my favorite things about moving to a new place and exploring the area is checking out the local restaurants. You know, seeing who has the best coffee and where I can grab a quick lunch on the go. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it. ;)...

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Cookbook Review: Steeped by Annelies Zijderveld

French Lentil, Carrot Curl, and Moroccan Mint Sauce Salad

In the overwhelming sea of cookbooks, every so often one comes along that truly stands out. Calls to you, speaks to you, and beckons to be cooked from, again and again. This is one such book. Before I even saw it, I was pretty excited to get my hands on Steeped: Recipes Infused with Tea. The author is none other than the incredibly talented and genuinely sweet Annelies Zijderveld, who I happened to have the pleasure of meeting for lunch one day not too long ago. (And let me just say, the food was pretty fabulous, but the company was even better!)...

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Raspberry-Rose White Tea Gelatin

Raspberry-Rose White Tea Gelatin

Until my early 20’s, rose and lavender are two flavors that I was only familiar with in regards to soap…I never dreamt of eating them. And then one summer when I was taking a class on international mediation and arbitration in Europe for law school, I happened on the prettiest little sachet of Herbs de Provence in the south of France....

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Scottish Oatcakes Recipe {Plus a Q&A with Bob’s Red Mill Founder Bob Moore and a $100 Bob’s Red Mill Gift Card Giveaway}

Scottish Oat Cakes {Gluten-Free}

If you use Bob’s Red Mill products, you’re familiar with top quality whole grains: wholesome, timeless foods that have nourished people for generations. For this month’s installment of A Happier Healthier You 2015 we’re talking with Bob Moore, the friendly face behind the company, to dig deeper into the world of whole grains....

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Iced Bubble Coffee {And a Coffee Giveaway!}

Iced Bubble Coffee

I love my coffee, but it’s one of those things that I try not to have every day. I like to think of coffee as an indulgence…not quite on par with triple-layer chocolate cake or lasagna, but still something that isn’t for daily consumption. So when I have coffee, I take my time to make sure that a) its good stuff and b) I have time to actually sit down and savor it. I am a fiend for local artisanal coffee shops and at home my French press sees more action than any other coffee brewing tool in my kitchen....

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