Recipe ReDux

BLD: Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. – The Cookbook!

December 12, 2013

*UPDATE* Now available as an ebook! My friend Lexi and I have been working hard on putting together a cookbook, and we are excited to announce that it is finished and available for purchase! As you might remember, Lexi is my food stylist friend who has been improving the look of my food photography.  What […]

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Crunchy Quinoa Granola

November 20, 2013

I love giving away homemade treats from my kitchen for Christmas, don’t you?  I like to make something unique, something that friends may have never tried before.  That is what inspired this recipe for Crunchy Quinoa Granola. While regular granola is made with oats, I try to limit my oat intake because of my celiac […]

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Breakfast in a Jar

August 20, 2013

Eating food out of a mason jar seems to be quite the trend these days.  When I saw this month’s Recipe ReDux theme of “Raising the Bar on Food in a Jar” I thought it would be the perfect time to try out a new spin on overnight oats. As someone who has very little […]

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Pretty in Pink Beet Hummus

May 20, 2013

Just in time for shower season, a pretty pink dip perfect for celebrating a bride, a new graduate, or a tiny pink bundle of joy. The delicate earthy flavor of this beet hummus pairs perfectly with crisp vegetables and hearty crackers. Plus, it’s a cinch to make. Use white or yellow beets with just one […]

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Meyer Lemon & Rosemary Infused Salt

March 20, 2013

Today is the 21st which means it’s Recipe ReDux day.  And it’s also my man’s birthday!  Happy Birthday Jeff! In case you can’t tell, I’m a tad fond of him. Anyways… The Recipe ReDux challenge this month was to use a fresh green herb in a nontraditional way.  I use fresh herbs all the time, […]

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Thai Chicken Soup and “gag-me-with-a-spoon” Family Favorites

November 20, 2012

When I found out this month’s theme for Recipe ReDux centered around vintage dishes, I immediately turned to my favorite vintage item in my kitchen, the 1985 family cookbook. Lovingly typed and bound by my aunt 27 years ago, this cookbook is one of my most cherished possessions. I can barely remember the family reunion, […]

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Orange you glad it’s fall? Butternut Squash Soup with Ginger-Toasted Seeds

October 20, 2012

It might not feel like fall around here, but my kitchen is starting to smell like it.  Fall is my favorite time of year for vegetables.  I love cutting into a big fat squash and smelling the sweet orange flesh as I scoop out the seeds.  Packed with antioxidants, orange vegetables help reduce your risk […]

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Fermented Parsnips & How to Ferment Vegetables at Home

September 20, 2012

When I saw the topic for this month’s Recipe Redux challenge, I had absolutely no idea where to start.  I have no experience making “Fermented Foods” at home, and didn’t even know it was possible.  When I started looking into the process, the food safety nerd came out in me as I worried about leaving […]

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Simple No-Cook Summer Meal ::: White Bean Salad

July 20, 2012

I ate a lot of meat in Ethiopia.  A lot.  Many times it was my only safe gluten-free option.  As tasty as it was, I was more than ready for some fresh fruits and vegetables when I got home.  This week I’ve been devouring bell peppers, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, strawberries, apples, and grapes.  When I […]

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Thankful Thursdays: Week 25 – Stepping Outside my Comfort Zone and a Recipe for Mini Key Lime Pies

June 20, 2012

Stepping out of my comfort zone seems to be a common theme lately. Selling our house, moving to Phoenix, starting a new life in baseball?  Not so comfortable. Sharing my faith on my blog?  As comfortable as jumping off a wobbly pole 30 feet in the air. Going to Ethiopia in July?  That’s about 8,942 […]

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