Healthy Recipes

Agrodolce Scallions & Whipped Ricotta Toast

A friend of mine was recently in town from LA and mentioned the “fancy toast” trend. That is, restaurants loading artisanal toast with incredible toppings and charging $8 per slice. Everything from simple avocado toast to exotic flavors like ricotta-kumquat-basil fit into the fancy toast craze. Though it’s drawn some criticism (as all fads do), why […]

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Savory Yogurt Bowl + London

We love yogurt in our family*. The unsweetened, thick, creamy and tangy kind. We enjoy yogurt for breakfast (with fruit) and sometimes dessert (with dates + chocolate + nuts). We top our soups with yogurt, we add it to smoothies and ice pops and we also dress our salads with it (Isac likes to dress himself with it as […]

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Angel Food Cupcakes with Maple Cream

This post was created in partnership with Roxbury Mountain Maple. All opinions are our own.  Recently I had the honor of interviewing Tanorria Askew, a finalist on the popular cooking competition show, MasterChef. When she got “the call”, she phoned her mom from the breakroom at her desk job, crying. At the filming in LA, she had her […]

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SWEET + SAVORY CORNMEAL WAFFLES

I’m reading Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist very slowly. Slowly because I honestly don’t read for pleasure that often, and I like to savor the self-help/spiritual sort of books instead of plow through them. I know it’s not new, but a friend lent it to me and I can’t really think of a better […]

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Secret Ingredient Frozen Hot Chocolate

When I was in high school, the cool thing to do at lunch was eschew the basement cafeteria (obvi), leave the grounds altogether, and go to the local coffee shop. This made us feel like “adults” or something, sitting on plush velvet sofas, gossiping about so-and-so’s new haircut, and whose older brother we’d make out […]