Tag Archives: Picnic Perfect

Picnic Perfect Broccoli Salad

Now, don’t get me wrong, I love me some Momma’s old-fashioned potato salad. But I live in D.C. Dining on a creamy potato salad in the swamp-like heat and humidity of the nation’s capitol is, well, less than appetizing. (Although I would … Continue reading

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Roasted Shrimp Tacos with Pico de Gallo

In honor of Father’s Day, I prepared a meal inspired by my Dad…and pretended he was beside me at the dinner table instead of at our family home in New York. It’s the thought that counts, right? Three components for the meal … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Chickpea Fritters

C’s Mom gave me LOVEFOOD’s “Gluten, Wheat, and Dairy Free” cookbook (in addition to a very cute polka dotted apron) the last time she paid us a visit from NYC. Artfully crafted, I poured over the pages, mesmerized by the photography as … Continue reading

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Lemon Basil Hummus

To honor my Mom on Mother’s Day, I decided to spend some time in the kitchen and create a dish I knew she would enjoy…and one we would share on the back patio while drinking a glass of wine if … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Cereal Bars

After I pour over my various monthly food magazines, C likes to flip through them and dog ear recipes he wants to eat. The vast majority of the time the recipes he selects are either fish or vegetable related, but … Continue reading

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Vegan Valentine Brownies

A more apt title for this blog post is “My Adventure in Vegan Baking.” While living in Boston a few years ago, one of my roommates spent a great deal of time in the kitchen (she has since graduated from … Continue reading

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Vegan Kale-Cabbage-Carrot Winter Slaw

My first encounter with kale was by accident. I was experimenting with a slew of new recipes, and while at the grocery store, found myself more consumed with checking items off my lengthy list than grabbing items off the shelf. … Continue reading

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