Chewy Cherry Almond Granola Bars

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Chewy Cherry Almond Granola Bars 2 cups old-fashioned oats 1 cup chopped or sliced almonds 1 cup puffed brown rice cereal 1 cup dried cherries, chopped (or a mix of raisins and cherries) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 3/4 cup honey 3 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1/2…

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Fried Sesame Brown Rice with Edamame

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Each forkful has been steeped in a sweet and gingered brown sugar-soy sauce. Modify the recipe to incorporate whatever vegetables or proteins you like, but try not to substitute the toasted sesame oil- it is essential for flavor- deep and smoky, cozy and warm. Fried Sesame Brown Rice with Edamame Ingredients: 2 eggs, beaten 2…

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Attune, Uncle Sam, and Erewhon

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There’s a reason I wake up every morning. One very simple reason my eyes even consider fluttering open come 7 in the a.m. And that reason is breakfast. Eating, naturally, just sets my whole day on fire. It’s the tradition of it, the routine of eating my favorite foods while lingering at my computer with…

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Curried Millet with Chickpeas and Currants

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This is one of those whole grain dishes I get all sorts of proud about. Mostly because it makes my hours long perusal of the bulk bins at Whole Foods worthwhile. But also, because I feel like I’m stepping outside of my same ol’-same ol’ series of sides. Butter gives the millet a silkiness, a…

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Whole Wheat Sour Cream Pancakes

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Today is my 26th birthday, and I feel nothing short of elated. One part overjoyed and one part overwhelmed with gratitude….for giving me the chance to share my life, through food, with you. I’d like to thank the internet for how far we’ve come. Really. Because blogging, well, it’s felt a whole lot like a…

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