Butternut, Tempeh and Three Bean Chili

vegan chili blog (1 of 1)

It’s been a while since I’ve made a chili other than my standard, go-to Texas Red. Truth be told, that’s my favorite of all chili recipes. It takes time, but it rewards you with a mouth full of spice, subtle sweetness, and that hint of dried fruity flavor that only a variety of freshly dried chiles can…

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Kale Salad with Satsumas, Pecans and Feta

Kale Salad blog (1 of 1)

Last week, we visited New Orleans for a few days. We’ve visited before – twice – but not for over 10 years. Some has stayed the same, but a lot has changed. There are new businesses and new homes, and some things are gone, but the same vibe, the same intense spirit is there. It’s…

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Sesame Broccoli

Sesame Broccoli blog (1 of 1)

How adept are you at calling an audible when it comes to dinner? Are you more of a planner, or a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants cook? Me, I’m typically a planner. I do well making a weekly meal plan, and while I’m fine with switching up days, if I realize I forgot to buy an ingredient, or had…

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Prickly Pear Lime Margarita (Prickly Pear Syrup)

prickly pear lime margarita blog

The other day, I stumbled upon some gorgeous purple prickly pear at the farmer’s market. I’ve seen them on the roadside in the past few weeks, ripe and beautiful. But never have I had the nerve to stop and pick them. Besides, they have spines that will definitely cause some painful regret if you grab…

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