Gluten Free

Butter Poached Salmon. Learning to Listen.

April 15, 2013
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Have you ever stopped to listen? Listen to the sounds of the world around you? Sitting outside I find myself appreciating the different songs of the birds, and taking comfort at night in the rhythmic inhale/exhale of my sleeping baby girl.  I hear the traffic outside amidst the gusty thrusts of the year’s first thunderstorm […]

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A very green “carbonara”

March 6, 2013
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I am not going to write about the weather.  Ever since I have become cognizant of my own weather ramblings as I introduce blog posts, I have noticed I am far from alone in this habit.  Who needs small talk on a personal blog? Not here, I know you all didn’t come to hear me […]

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Grapefruit Mint Salad

February 26, 2013
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I love eating grapefruits in the winter, I think they are just one of the prettiest fruits.  Maybe it’s the ruby red – the way it entices and sparkles in the light, or simply the anticipation of that tart juicy flavor just waiting to be scooped up and tasted.  While I have had more time […]

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Valentine’s Temptations

February 13, 2013

I’m not one for much sappy romantic love, never really have been.  But my husband? He writes me poems, it’s so sweet and endearing.  He wrote me poems on our wedding day, and sometimes I’ll wake up to find a little note that he composed professing his love for me. Me? I request that we […]

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Quinoa Vegetable Salad

February 5, 2013
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Let’s talk about quinoa. Quinoa is a gluten free miracle “grain” and nutritional superfood that has garnered much attention lately – recently society has pretty much moved on from asking how to pronounce it (keen-wa or keen-oh-a?) to instead asking how to actually cook it.  Everywhere I look I see people singing its praises as […]

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Hot Chocolate

January 25, 2013
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I had a post all ready in my mind for the past couple weeks on this quinoa salad I made, our relationship with quinoa, and the effects of its globalization.  It’s a complex issue especially for us gluten free folk who often laud quinoa as the “miracle ‘grain’” for its nutritive value and just the […]

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