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Knowing When (and how much) Salt to Consume

Knowing When (and how much) Salt to Consume

Confused about whether you need additional salt in the summer or when you’re active? Or have you been avoiding salt because it’s been considered “bad for health”?  What are the rol…

Tart Cherry + Apricot Oatmeal

Tart Cherry + Apricot Oatmeal

Just in time for summer, here’s a delicious new way to start your day. So many athletes and active individuals tend to eat oatmeal as a morning go-to, and inevitably get stuck in a rut with t…

Nettles and Rose Herbal Tea

Nettles and Rose Herbal Tea

Tags: Summer, Tea

Today I’m sharing a tea formula that’s lovely, sweet, floral, and cooling. Perfect for early and mid-summer, when nettles and roses are growing wild, and we need a cooling “tonic&…

Summer Slowness- and SimpleTaco Salad Bar

Summer Slowness- and SimpleTaco Salad Bar

 Growing up, I always thought of summer in terms of its slowness.  Sure there were the numerable fairs, 4-H meetings and camps, and horse shows.  But what I thought of summer were the long stretche…

Blackberry Mascarpone Tart–An Ode to Summer’s End

Blackberry Mascarpone Tart–An Ode to Summer’s End

When W and I first began dating, the blackberries were just coming into season.   Now, already two years later, it’s blackberry season again. I know because, as we’ve been running in th…

Apricot-Carrot Muffins

Apricot-Carrot Muffins

Growing up, I looked forward to certain special aspects that summer brings.  Aside from camping trips and county fairs, summer brought fresh fruit from my grandparents.  By the box.  My grandparent…

Pineapple Spice Porridge

Pineapple Spice Porridge

   It seems these last few months have been a time of waiting.  Just as Autumn swept in, taking summer away practically overnight, and Winter tiptoed so slowly it didn’t feel like the holiday…

Crisp Rosemary Crackers

Crisp Rosemary Crackers

It’s finally beginning to feel like real summer here!  And when it’s summer, my eating habits change a bit.  I eat later dinners each night (think 8:30-9:00 pm), dine on fresh Hermiston…

Summer. Waffles. A Sourdough Pot.

Summer. Waffles. A Sourdough Pot.

It seems summer hardly arrived and now it’s over. I mean Summer, not as a season, but as a time period. Sadly, these last three months have spiraled onward without abandon and I haven’t…

Who I Want to Be & Summer Brownies

Who I Want to Be & Summer Brownies

Tags: Summer

The smoke filled air instantly takes me back to standing in the smoking porch of a favorite pub, years ago now.  Almost another life.  I watch the dazed people look up from their gaming machines.  …

Blackberry Lemon Coconut Cream Bars

Blackberry Lemon Coconut Cream Bars

Friday morning, summer ended.  From my office window, I watched dark clouds blow in and with them came all autumn’s wet and windy glory, leaves swirling through the mist.  I trudged through t…

Coconut Mint Raspberry Panzanella

Coconut Mint Raspberry Panzanella

  We had a raspberry patch growing up that stretched down the fenceline in our backyard. My siblings and I would spend a good amount of our summers wedged between the barbed wire cattle fence …

Apricot-Carrot Muffins

Apricot-Carrot Muffins

  During the summer of 2009, I ventured off to northeastern Washington, to spend a week at an educational cooking school at Quillisascut farm. It was a Slow Food Youth experience, and the week…

The Pittsburgh Salad

The Pittsburgh Salad

The summer before my senior year of college, I took a leadership class required for my degree. Our main text was The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and from it we created a personal mission s…

Honey Poppyseed Mixed Greens with Summer Plums

Honey Poppyseed Mixed Greens with Summer Plums

Wondering what to do with DIY whole-grain mustard, besides eat a sandwich?  I may have been chronically faulted for my obsession with sandwiches–but there is something I do love using whole-g…

Tahini, Date + Turmeric Bars

Tahini, Date + Turmeric Bars

  Over the summer, I learned about 30 herbs and/or spices that are commonly used in western herbal medicine in my second herbal medicine class, and I really relished the opportunity to both br…

Smoked Paprika Vegetable Chowder with Orange Zest

Smoked Paprika Vegetable Chowder with Orange Zest

  At the end of last summer, I purchased a tiny parcel of smoked paprika from the pepper man at our farmers market. I didn’t have a use for it in mind, but I’m all for buying my sp…

Herbal Allies // Turmeric Lassi

Herbal Allies // Turmeric Lassi

  Over the summer, I learned about 30 herbs and/or spices that are commonly used in western herbal medicine in my second herbal medicine class, and I really relished the opportunity to both br…

Herbal Allies // Ginger, Licorice and Chamomile Tea

Herbal Allies // Ginger, Licorice and Chamomile Tea

Tags: Summer, Tea, Spice, Herb

  Over the summer, I learned about 30 herbs and/or spices that are commonly used in western herbal medicine in my second herbal medicine class, and I really relished the opportunity to both br…

Early Summer Pasta with Creamy Walnut Basil Sauce

Early Summer Pasta with Creamy Walnut Basil Sauce

    This post was going to be about how I have the greenest green thumb and my peas won’t stop producing (my mom would be so proud) so I have to keep finding new ways to eat them th…

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