Watermelon Rind Pickles Recipe

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Last March, I proudly updated my list of previously hated foods to include the pickle --- specifically the watermelon rind pickle. A far cry from their salty and sour counterparts, these pickle are cinnamon-y and sweet. Enjoy them straight from …
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A Town for Gluten-Free Foodies: Seattle (Part Two!)

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Yep. I'm still thinking and dreaming of Seattle. When it comes to good places to eat gluten-free, it's just top notch. Seriously. I mean, I found all of these great places the first full day we were there, but the second day was pretty epic. In fact, …
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Zucchini Noodles and Grilled Shrimp with Lemon Basil Dressing

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Zucchini Noodles --- also known as "zoodles" --- are all the rage right now. An easy way to get more veggies in your eats, they're also gluten-free, filling and full of vitamins, minerals, fiber and just plain deliciousness. And when chef, cookbook …
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4 Awesome New Ways to Eat Quinoa

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 Quinoa is, like, sooo 2013. I mean, if you're into healthy food, quinoa is no new thing. It's, like, been there, done that. If the above sounds like you (maybe minus the Valley Girl-esque tone), have no fear! Your quinoa boredom is about to be …
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Sweet Craving? Five-Ingredient Paleo Fudge to the Rescue!

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After every meal, I need something sweet, and I mean need. Otherwise, I spend the rest of the day or night thinking about cheesecake and cookies (literally). I'm talking breakfast, lunch and dinner. It's a horrible habit I've been trying to break, …
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Radish and Nectarine Salsa: It’s … Well, Rad!

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The first time my new boyfriend, Neil, stayed over at my apartment, he was bothered by the contents of my refrigerator --- or the lack thereof. "Where's the food?" "Yeah, sorry about that. I need to go grocery shopping in the morning." "I'll …
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Perfect for Your Picnic Basket: Vegan Almond Spice Cookies

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Has Picnic Week been fun or what?! And today, it's getting even sweeter because we have a yummy vegan cookie recipe from Dr. Alejandro Junger! Dr. Junger just launched his newest book Clean Eats, which  includes 200 plus recipes from Dr. Junger's …
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Weekday Baked Fish With Tomato Sauce and Peppers

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As a resident of the landlocked state of Kansas, you’ll not be surprised to find that my skill at fish cookery is a bit lacking. Sure, I can fry up a mean batch of crappie and have successfully mastered that island favorite, ceviche, but that …
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