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Smoothie Pops

Smoothie Pops

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Last weekend we jetted off to San Francisco for my cousin’s wedding. We had an absolute ball exploring the city by foot, by ferry and of course by cable car. It was a much-needed break

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Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn

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Instead of mayonnaise, this lightened-up version of Mexican Street Corn, uses Greek yogurt instead. The cobs are sprinkled with chili powder and cotija cheese. On my list of goals this summer is to eat as

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Ingredients
  • 4 corn cobs
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • Salt & black pepper
Spicy Honey-Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

Spicy Honey-Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

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Try these Spicy Honey-Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges for a side. They are topped with lime juice-spiked Greek yogurt, sliced scallions and chopped parsley. I did a happy dance, at least in my mind. Waking up

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Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes
Root Vegetable Tacos

Root Vegetable Tacos

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Every winter I’m convinced the current snowstorm will be the last one. I’m always wrong. Without fail, another blast of cold returns. Call it denial or whatever you want. As a Midwesterner since birth, I

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Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Greek Yogurt Labneh

Greek Yogurt Labneh

Posted in Jams, Spreads & Condiments Tagged with ,

Nearly everyday I have Greek yogurt as an afternoon snack. All that repetition may seem a bit boring, but what changes is how I flavor it. From a few scoops of crunchy granola to a

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Ingredients
  • 2 cups whole milk Greek yogurt
  • Pinch of kosher salt
Tandoori Chicken Thighs

Tandoori Chicken Thighs

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I have an entire drawer dedicated to spices. From nutmeg to oregano, I am stocked and ready for baked sweets and savory meals. Despite all that variety at my fingertips, I have two go-to spices—cumin

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Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

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My grandmother was not much of a cook. Unlike many women of her generation, her primary interest was the family business rather than household tasks. Despite her limited kitchen time, my grandmother had a few specialties.

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Ingredients
  • Butter for greasing pan
  • Flour for dusting pan
  • For cinnamon nut topping and filling
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
Bircher Muesli

Bircher Muesli

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Mornings are hectic with trying to squeeze in a trip to the gym, adequate time to get dressed and a few moments to eat a healthy breakfast. Cereal with a glass of juice is my

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