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Mini Avocado Cinnamon Spice Muffins

Avocados are a favorite, but I always tend to buy too many of them and not eat them fast enough. So, I started looking around for recipes to do some “different” thing with them. There is a fabulous website produced by Hass Avocados that tells you everything you need to know about the avocado, and… Continue reading Mini Avocado Cinnamon Spice Muffins

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Spicy Chipotle Roasted Butternut Squash With Cilantro Lime Quinoa

This is hot! Seriously. Like 5 alarm fire hot. But, not to worry, you can make it less spicy, and the cilantro lime quinoa adds a nice balance. It is both vegan (Note: some vegans don’t eat honey. In that case sub agave) and gluten-free, and tastes great reheated the next day. Also, the cilantro… Continue reading Spicy Chipotle Roasted Butternut Squash With Cilantro Lime Quinoa

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Creating Balance In Food and Life

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about balance lately. Balance in life, in food, at work, in relationships. It really is the key to everything. What sparked all this was two simple question I continue to get, especially lately: “Are you a vegan?” and “Are you gluten free?” The simple answer is, “No, I’m… Continue reading Creating Balance In Food and Life

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Strawberry Mint Champagne Cocktail

There is something about champagne that I like. Maybe it’s the bubbles, maybe it’s the dryness, maybe it’s the fanciness that comes with it. Either way, I like creating new drinks with it. I had some fresh mint leaves and frozen strawberries that were in desperate need of using. And, I just happened to have… Continue reading Strawberry Mint Champagne Cocktail

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Irish Whiskey Portobello Over Braised Red Cabbage

I’ve been on a St. Patrick’s Day food kick the past two weeks. This Irish Whiskey Portobello Over Braised Red Cabbage is a perfect, vegan, gluten free way to celebrate. The mushroom can have a slightly strong whiskey taste, especially if you leave it overnight like I did. So, make sure you like whiskey if… Continue reading Irish Whiskey Portobello Over Braised Red Cabbage

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Vegan, Gluten-Free Buckwheat Pancakes

Ever since last summer when I was at the Old Forge Library for a food event and found out that buckwheat has a long history in the Adirondacks, I have been playing around with different recipes featuring it. This vegan, gluten-free buckwheat pancake recipe is one of my favorites! I’ve made this vegan and non-vegan… Continue reading Vegan, Gluten-Free Buckwheat Pancakes