Blueberry Basil Spritzers

August 8, 2014

Remember last Friday when I teased you with an instagram photo of blueberry basil simple syrup in the works? Yea, I was totally prepping for this killer drink. Basil is completely flooding the farmers market and blueberries (like, the really good kind) have been sticking around longer than usual this year. Take advantage. Load up, […]

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Weekend Things

August 3, 2014
comfort zone

via So, it’s August.  I made myself promise I wouldn’t get all, where did the summer go? why does winter seem to last forever and summer flies by?  But seriously, why? I mentioned this the other day, and I talked about it on Facebook but it’s taking up pretty much all of my brain space […]

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Cantaloupe Sorbet

July 31, 2014
Cantaloupe Sorbet

It’s been kinda quiet in these parts this week.  Sorry about that! I’ve been a little sidetracked with a project – otherwise known as, putting the FINAL edits on the Freekeh eCookbook!  Also writing the introduction (which I’ve been putting off for months) and coming up with a name.  Yea, so this thing is really happening.  And […]

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Weekend Things

July 27, 2014
Weekend Things

Hello, from beautiful Charleston, SC!  I’ve been here for the past few days to celebrate my friend Lisa’s upcoming wedding.  Charleston has been high on my list of places to visit for quite a while.  It’s been a blast experiencing what this amazing town has to offer.  It is beyond adorable!  The food….so delicious and […]

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Grilled Swordfish with Tomatoes and Basil

July 26, 2014
Grilled Swordfish with Tomatoes and Basil

A super belated thank you for your well wishes on last weekend’s triathlon! After having this race on my to-do list for a few years I finally got around to doing the New Jersey State Olympic Triathlon.  It was such a fun day. The race was really well organized, the course was flat & fast which was […]

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Tropical Smoothie

July 21, 2014
Tropical Smoothie

Question….at any given time, how many different types of milk products do you guys have in the fridge? You know, like, dairy milk, half & half, almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk. I’m sure I’m forgetting a few, but you get my point. I’m just trying to gauge where I stand on the spectrum of […]

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Kiwi Love

July 20, 2014
Zespri Kiwi

A few years ago I went on, a super amazing trip to New Zealand.  Some friends from Australia were heading over for a long weekend for birthday celebrations, and convinced me to join them.  I obviously stayed for more than a long weekend.  I spent nearly three weeks on a solo road trip around the […]

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Honey Lime Chicken Skewers

July 16, 2014
Honey Lime Chicken Skewers

After last weekend’s triathlon I suspected I’d feel like I’d want to reward myself with a giant ice cream cone once we got home from the race.  Except that’s not exactly how things played out.  I wanted to want ice cream.  Like, really wanted to want it.  Instead I had a super intense craving for […]

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Weekend Things

July 13, 2014
be awesome

Work and life, well mostly just work, have been keeping me super busy lately.  I’m starting to feel like I’m just past the point of struggling to keep my head of above water everyday.  It’s a good feeling.  I wouldn’t say it’s better by leaps and bounds, but staying afloat day to day feels a […]

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10 Refreshing Salads to Get You Through Summer

July 10, 2014
salad collage

Can we all agree that summer is a time for simple, fresh meals?  Quick, easy, hassle-free meals where fresh summer produce can totally shine. Honestly, there are so many nights I’m happy to dive into my farmers market stash and make a big salad for dinner.  Sometimes I’ll top it with a piece of simply […]

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