Weather, Wine and Work — California Style

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Last month I packed my bags and headed to the Golden State for a two-day Almond Orchard Experience. Sponsored by the Almond Board of California (you’ll hear all about the wonderful world of almonds in upcoming posts), this excursion was not only …
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Togarashi Grilled Cauliflower with Grilled Spring Onions and Plums

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A lot of people think vegetarian and vegan cuisine is boring or not filling. But let me tell you, despite the fact that I do eat a fair amount of meat, I've had some deliciously belly-stuffing vegan meals in my day. One of them that I look back on …
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All We Are Saying, Is Give Fish A Chance (on the Grill)

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It’s time to close out the last unofficial weekend of summer with a cookout. There is nothing wrong with a good burger, but if you’ve grilled enough of America’s favorite food this summer to become an honorary member of the National Cattlemen’s Beef …
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Iced Mint Tea with Chia Seeds

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This summer I have been obsessed with iced tea. Okay, maybe not quite as much as our beloved Susan who has opinions on the matter (although, for the record, I totally agree with her!), but hot summer day after hot summer day, it's been the …
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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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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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Sweet and Savory Tempeh Tacos

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Earlier today we shared a raspberry protein shake recipe that was a fabulous way to kickstart your day with a little healthy detoxing. And now, as promised from the The Clean in 14 Detox, we're sharing author Melissa Costello's Sweet and Savory …
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Belgian Endive Salad With Avocado

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Now that spring is in full swing you’ll most likely find yourself eating more of those Big-Ass Salads. Romaine, Boston, iceberg and leaf may win the popularity contest (with spinach coming in close behind), but don’t limit your selection of salad …
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