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Chocolate Dipped Biscotti

By On December 4, 2016

I grew up in a home where made-from-scratch breads and fancy pastries were the norm. While my sister shares my mom’s fascination with substituting various flours and weighing ingredients that require precision,… Read More

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Baked Eggs in Spaghetti Squash Nests (GF, DF)

By On November 20, 2016

With Thanksgiving break around the corner – which, for me means lazy mornings with family – I figured a breakfast recipe was in order. If your family is anything like mine, holidays include five… Read More

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My NYC Neighborhood Dining Guide: Upper West Side

By On November 15, 2016

I haven’t lived in NYC long enough to understand the way the neighborhoods have evolved over the years – unspoken labels stamped onto the corners of the island, then rewritten with each new decade. But… Read More

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Cauliflower Rice Sushi Bowl (Vegan + GF)

By On October 23, 2016

When I switched from vegetarian to pescatarian a few years ago, I was psyched to try the real sushi – not the crunchy veggie-filled kind I’d been dunking in soy sauce my… Read More

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Hearty Lentil Soup (Vegan + GF)

By On October 16, 2016

I’m sure there are advanced techniques for soup-making…French words to describe the different stages of simmering, expensive spoons and funnels and strainers. Clearly, I have no idea what these fancy methods involve –… Read More

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The Ultimate Fall Dessert Bread (DF)

By On September 27, 2016

Summer-tarians: I know you’re sad about the whole Summer Friday thing. And the fact that it is no longer acceptable to eat ice cream and a lobster roll before noon on a… Read More

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Vegan Stuffed Peppers (GF)

By On September 11, 2016

People are really good at forgetting the “bad” parts. I know this because each year, as one season fades into another, I am incredibly psyched for what lies ahead. I feel un-American just… Read More

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My NYC Neighborhood Dining Guide: West Village

By On September 1, 2016

It’s happening. I am actually putting pen to paper – er, keyboard – and writing down my restaurant recommendations. Since moving to Manhattan, I’ve been the source for friends, family and colleagues… Read More

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Breakfast Power Salad (Paleo+GF+Vegan)

By On August 17, 2016

This is one of those “I can’t believe I’m posting this non-recipe” recipe posts. It’s just a matter of cutting a few things up and tossing them together. On the other hand,… Read More

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Summer Salad with Fresh Corn Chimichurri Dressing (V+GF)

By On July 31, 2016

I was hesitant to call this a “copycat” recipe for two reasons. First of all, it’s a marriage between two of my most favorite fast casual salads – the Mexicali Vegan from… Read More