Triple Chocolate Brownies

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It might surprise you that I don’t like a lot of dessert. Um, let me put that another way. I absolutely adore desserts and sweet treats, especially when chocolate is a main ingredient, but I’m satisfied with having only a bite or two. Ask me how big a slice of cake I’d like after dinner… 

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Spinach and Gruyere Scramble

At lunch and at dinner, I’m an adventurous eater. Give me the choice, and I’ll almost always pick whatever is on offer that I haven’t had before, or haven’t had recently. Not so at breakfast. I always want to eat exactly what I ate the day before, until suddenly I don’t. At that point, I… 

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Kombucha home brew

This could be the start of something very cool. I’m talking kombucha. Brewed at home. Yep, I’ve jumped on the bandwagon. So what is kombucha and why am I so smitten? Kombucha is a fermented drink made from tea, sugar, bacteria and yeast. (Those last two are known as the SCOBY, a symbiotic culture of… 

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chickpea flour crepes

Chickpea Flour Crepes {Gluten Free, Grain Free}

One of the best things about experimenting in the kitchen is that, just when you think you know all there is to know, a new ingredient makes itself known. And then *poof* you’re off on a brand new journey, making dishes that you never imagined. It’s like the more I learn, the more I realize… 

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Portobello Mushroom Tacos

It’s no secret I’m having a love-in with tacos lately. If I’m not making them for dinner, I’m dreaming about making a bee line for the local taqueria a few blocks away. Dee-lish. So when I saw Cinco de Mayo falls on a Monday this year, I thought hmmmm…. how about vegetarian tacos (portobello mushroom… 

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Chewy Chocolate Coconut Macaroons {Gluten Free, Grain Free}

I’ve made 4 different batches of coconut macaroons in the past 3 weeks. April has been a whirlwind of coconut and eggs for me. Luckily, I’ve had a lot of tasters to help me share the eating part. (Now if only my tasters could help with my chocolate drizzle technique… I’m sure they could, if… 

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Apple Cheddar Arugula Salad

I’ve been craving spa-like cuisine this week. We’re finally into spring, yes, but I think it has more to do with indulging a little too much lately with these little pieces of chocolate evil. I’m talking about Kirkland’s milk chocolate covered almonds, our preferred after-dinner nibble. Sometimes I think the only reason I pay my… 

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