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Grapefruit Poppy Seed Loaf Cake

Grapefruit Poppy Seed Loaf Cake

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Quick breads blur the boundaries between breakfast, dessert and snack. They are a universal treat that make sense at lots of different times during the day. I think that’s why I love them so much.

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Ingredients
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 grapefruit, zest and juice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
Kale Brussels Sprout and Pear Salad

Kale Brussels Sprout and Pear Salad

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It’s pretty much a guarantee that I will have greens in my fridge—usually at least two kinds at any given time.   Spinach is a must for my morning berry smoothie, but the other leaves

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Ingredients
  • For salad
  • 4 cups chopped Lacinato kale
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, shaved thinly with a mandolin or a food processor fitted with the slicing disc
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 red pears, cored and diced
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
Gingerbread Waffles with Citrus Compote

Gingerbread Waffles with Citrus Compote

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This post is sponsored by Calphalon. Every morning when my five-year-old wakes up, the first thing he asks me is what are we doing today? He’s so used to being on the move whether it’s

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Ingredients
  • 1 grapefruit, peeled, pith removed and cut into segments
  • 1 Blood orange, peeled, pith removed and cut into segments, juice reserved
  • 1 Cara Cara orange, peeled, pith removed and cut into segments, juice reserved
  • 1 Navel orange, peeled, pith removed and cut into segments, juice reserved
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup plus more for serving
Vegan and Gluten Free Chocolate Cherry Tartlets

Vegan and Gluten Free Chocolate Cherry Tartlets

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This post is sponsored by So Delicious Dairy Free. Even though apples and pecans get all the attention in the height of pie season, I still default to chocolate desserts. I know I can’t be the

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Ingredients
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1-1/2 cups almond flour
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 7 ounces vegan dark chocolate, finely chopped
Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

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The assignments for Thanksgiving dinner have been handed out. Of course I am excited. The more things to make, the better! Thanksgiving is the Super Bowl of family holidays. It’s time that I bring my

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Ingredients
  • For dough
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour plus more for work surface
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes
  • 4-6 tablespoons ice cold water
Braided Cranberry Fig Rolls

Braided Cranberry Fig Rolls

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This post is sponsored by Calphalon. So far the most progress I’ve made on designing my dream kitchen is a Pinterest board in need of an edit. At least 90% of those 543 photos (and

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Ingredients
  • For dough
  • 1-1/3 cups warm water
  • 1 packet dry active yeast (2-1/4 teaspoons)
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil plus more for bowl
  • 2 cups bread flour plus more for work surface
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Baked Apple Cinnamon Donuts

Baked Apple Cinnamon Donuts

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Time is running out, and we haven’t been apple picking yet this fall. I absolutely love apples and follow the old rule of eating an apple a day. My go-to afternoon snack is an apple

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Ingredients
  • For apple chips
  • 1 apple, cored
  • For donuts
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1-1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
Fig Goat Cheese Flatbread

Fig Goat Cheese Flatbread

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My purse is never without a spiral notebook and a pencil, so I can erase. On the pages are scribbles with recipes and shopping lists. You never can count on the grocery to have absolutely

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Ingredients
  • For dough
  • 2/3 cup warm water
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry active yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil plus more for bowl
  • 1-1/2 cups bread flour plus more for work surface
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
Vegan Cherry Chia Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Vegan Cherry Chia Jam Thumbprint Cookies

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The first summer I learned how to can, I couldn’t wait to make jam, but when I whipped up my first batch, I was kind of disappointed. Pounds of fruit yielded only a few jars.

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Ingredients
  • For jam
  • 1 cup pitted sweet cherries
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • For cookies
  • 2 cups buckwheat flour
  • 1-1/2 cups almond flour
Plum Galette

Plum Galette

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It’s been a few weeks now that I’ve had pie on the brain. Last week I taught a pie workshop, so there was lots of planning and dough-making in advance. The class was so much

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Ingredients
  • 1-1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour plus more for work surface
  • 2 teaspoons plus 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold and cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup ice cold water
  • 8-10 plums, pitted and sliced 1/4" thick
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Grilled Peach Corn and Quinoa Salad

Grilled Peach Corn and Quinoa Salad

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Salads are my go-to summer meal no matter dinner, lunch or even breakfast–just put an egg on it. That counts, right? I’ve been trying all sorts of different ingredient combinations—some more successful than others. Summer

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Ingredients
  • For salad
  • 2 ears of corn, shucked
  • 2 peaches, sliced 1/2-inch thick
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 5 ounces baby arugula
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 ounce crumbled pecorino