Healthy Recipes

How To Start a Cookbook Club

It’s 6:30 pm on a Thursday. Our typical Thursday is scrounging for leftovers after our 7-month-old paints himself with green vegetable puree, but tonight there’s jazz softly playing. A dear friend is bouncing Larson on her knee; another is pouring wine into stemless glasses. I’m putting the finishing touches on quinoa risotto with roasted brocolli. […]

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NUT BARS

Sara Forte · September 21, 2017 My sister in law made these for a family picnic last weekend and Hugh hasn’t stopped talking about them. You know how Lara bars taste reminiscent of real food but they are just too sweet? Personal opinion. Too many dates! Dates are cheaper than nuts per volume, it’s business, […]

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FEAST PDX: ARE YOU COMING?

Last year, I had a ton of fun photographing a couple events and sampling SO MUCH FOOD at FEAST in Portland. This year I’ll be back again, and I can’t wait! It’s such an amazing mix of local Pacific Northwest food folks and nationwide aficionados of fine eating and drinking. Are you going? I’d love […]

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Creamy Vegan Pesto Pasta & Cauliflower

Now that we are back doing more frequent recipe posts again, we also wanted to throw some super simple, everyday type dinners into the mix. Family style! The hands-down easiest dish that I (David) know (and make when I’m alone with the kids and have max 10 minutes to prepare dinner) is to cook a package of fresh gnocchi, mix a store-bought pesto […]