February 2010

Black Bean Soup with Avocado Salsa

February 8, 2010
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I’ve been thinking a lot about food lately. No surprise there, right? However, I’m not thinking about which dessert to make next, but rather how I can eat in a healthier, more responsible, and sustainable way. Because of this, I’ve decided to do a 21 day “cleanse” diet. I’m not going to go into the whole […]

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Cleanse Diet Week 1

February 7, 2010

Day 0: Preparation and Vegan Product Review The day before my cleanse diet began I went shopping, armed with a list of “acceptable” ingredients from the Quantum Wellness Guide book. I shopped primarily at Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods. This was a trying experience and I had to seriously talk myself down from a panic […]

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21 Day Cleanse Diet

February 7, 2010

I’ve been thinking a lot about food lately. No surprise there, right? However, I’m not thinking about which dessert to make next, but rather how I can eat in a healthier, more responsible, and sustainable way. A few months ago I saw the movie Food, Inc. Nothing in my life, in all my time cooking […]

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Goat Cheese and Spinach Ravioli with Creamy Mixed Mushrooms

February 4, 2010
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  When I was a kid and into my early twenties, my mother and I would make home-made ravioli a couple of times a year, especially at Christmas. She would make the dough herself and we’d roll it out by hand into giant circles, with me holding one side of the stretchy dough to keep it from […]

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