On Hiatus | Lemon + Orange Blossom Olive Oil Cake

  I’m in the final stretch now.  My feet are kicked up far more than they are on the ground and my favorite pastime is lying partially reclined watching my (almost full-term) baby boy roll and wiggle around happily under my shirt  — especially after a sweet treat like this one. Yes, it’s fair to...

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Daydreaming :: Tropical Chia Breakfast Pudding

“We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter’s evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to...

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White Chocolate-Cardamom Bar with Coconut + Limequat Zest

  I’ve taken a little time off recently.  Sometimes my days feel full of tasks that I’m able to do mindlessly, but rarely take inventory of how they’re actually working for me.  Social media is a good example.  While I’ve met some really amazing people and made connections I wouldn’t have access to otherwise, I...

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Comforts :: Organic Beef, Root Vegetable + Oatmeal Stout Stew

Precious years were stripped from my life that day, like old varnish from a weathered antique chest.  I can only imagine the look of sheer elation on my face, as we careened into our final destination:  the car rental drop-off in Dublin, Ireland. After much white-knuckle maneuvering through the heart of Ireland’s narrow, windy roads,...

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Cure What Ails You :: Satsuma + Blood Orange Sparkler

It’s been one of those weeks that seem to fly by in the blink of an eye.  Yesterday, much of my diet consisted of granola by the handful.  There wasn’t even time for any milk, much less a spoon.  Granted, it was homemade granola with plenty of sunflower kernels, flax seeds, and flaked coconut, but...

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