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Podcast with Kelly of The Spunky Coconut

[Kelly with her youngest cutie-patootie, Ginger. Image from Kelly’s Facebook page. ]

Many of you already follow Kelly, the powerhouse behind The Spunky Coconut blog, mom of three, grain-free baker and cook extraordinaire. When Kelly asked me if I’d like to join her for one of her popular podcast […]

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Giveaways Gone Wild II: Strawesome Straws and More, plus Chocolate-Mint Milkshake!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!

[Summer has finally arrived, which means time for playing outdoors, fresh food, girls in bikinis. . . and giveaways! I’ve received several great products for review and giveaway the past few months, so I decided to catch up by offering a summer […]

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SOS Kitchen Challenge for May: Ingredient Reveal–and Anniversary Giveaway!

Welcome to another month and another round of the SOS Kitchen Challenge! After posting April’s roundup, Kim and I realized that the SOS Kitchen Challenge is now a year old. Our first challenge in April 2010 featured the beet, and we’ve been on a roll ever since. Many thanks to all […]

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SOS April Ingredient Reveal!

It’s April–which means the cruelest month love is in the air another SOS Kitchen Challenge!

This month, with so many of us thinking about spring and green shoots finally making their way toward the sky, Kim and I have chosen an ingredient that is itself a harbinger of spring. With its […]

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My Way of Eating*

*[Not to be confused with Morris Dithers’ answer in this classic SCTV skit.]

[The main course table from my recent holiday potluck with nutritionist friends, clockwise from top left: [out of the photo–Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts]; Southwest Brown Rice Casserole with Beans [white bowl behind cutlery]; Tempeh-Brown Rice Curry […]

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SOS: Sweet or Savory Sweet Potato Spread

[Fantastically versatile, high fiber and low(er) fat. . . savory spread, here on a raw veggie cracker.]

It was while lunching with a friend in New York last weekend that I first had the inspiration for collard rolls with sweet potato spread.

Okay, maybe it wasn’t exactly while we were lunching, […]

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SOS Kitchen Challenge for August

[Mint Chip Ice Cream–smooth, creamy, minty–and no ice cream maker required!]

How did it get to be August 4th already?? To coin a cliché, the summer has flown by. It’s three quarters over and I’ve only had about three days off. What the–??

Some days, I feel like I’m […]

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Flash in the Pan: Flavored Nut Butters for the Rest of Us (Walnut-Cacao Nib & More)

[Sometimes, you just want to eat something now. I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so easy to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right).]

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All About Stevia*

* with apologies to Bradley Cooper and Sandra Bullock (though from what I hear about the movie, they should be apologizing to us).

[Stevia-sweetened giant baked apple pancake]

How did it get to be Sunday already, and five days since my last post? Well, I haven’t been lounging around […]

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Lucky Comestible 5 (1): Fresh & Spicy Cilantro Sauce

[I thought it would be fun to run a little series over here at DDD: I’ll profile one one of my favorite foods, or a food that I’ve recently discovered and enjoyed, over several days. For this fifth edition, I’m focusing on cilantro. The series is presented on an occasional (and entirely arbitrary) basis, before […]

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