Our New Favorite Side Dish: Green Tea Rice

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Have you ever tried cooking with green tea? Years ago, I made a green tea cake that was pretty good, but other than that, I pretty much only drink my green tea. However, this recipe for green tea rice (especially after my recent rice-cooking …
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The Founder of Lorna Jane’s Nourishing Breakfast Salad Recipe

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You've heard of brunch and brinner, where breakfast is combined with lunch, and breakfast for dinner, respectively, but ever had dinner for breakfast? Ever thought: Hey, I love salad. Why don't I eat salad for breakfast?!  We have. Which leads to …
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Edamame Gets Exciting With This Spiced Up Edamame Recipe

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Last month, I completed my first half Ironman triathlon, and let me say, the training was tough, and the race itself was (AH-MAZING! but) no piece of cake, but you know what I might have found harder than anything else? Tapering. For a solid week, I …
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Five-Day Healthy Meal Plan

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Meal-planning ideas come easy to me. I’m a planner by nature; the food industry is my profession and I simply love to cook. For those who desperately strive to create nutritious fare but still struggle to put a healthy meal plan together --- I …
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Sunday’s Finest Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken Recipe

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My last When In Rome post made us realize that comfort food doesn’t necessarily have to be congruent with heavy, greasy, "I need to take a nap" food. I've often wondered how eating something that sits like a rock in your belly and makes you feel like …
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Comforting Vegan Cauliflower Soup Recipe

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Fall and winter weather calls for warm and comforting soups and stews, which, in many cases, means lots of extra calories. But that doesn't need to be the case! With the right mix of ingredients, you can get a filling chowder that's packed with …
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Healthy Spring Rolls with Jalapeño Pesto

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I know I'm in the minority here, but when I think comfort food, I think "Thai." Yes, I know: most people turn to lasagna or mashed potatoes, but I turn to curry and spring rolls --- the spicier, the better! The Thai restaurant at the end of my …
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