Vegan Lemon Coconut Baked Doughnuts

Vegan Coconut Lemon Baked Doughnuts

For some, gifting a kitchen item for a birthday or Christmas is a cardinal sin. We’ve all heard stories about the hapless husband who comes home with beautifully wrapped box containing … cue ominous music … a blender. And the poor clueless fella is booted back out that door faster than you can say “margarita.”… 

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Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Quick Bread

Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Bread (Gluten-Free)

My mother in law, Anita, has the most beautiful citrus trees growing in her yard here in California. She grows everything from oranges to kaffir limes and Meyer lemons. Her entire backyard is nothing short of a citrus smorgasbord! Whenever we go to visit, she sends us home loaded down with big bags of all… 

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Roasted Broccoli with Meyer Lemon and Garlic Recipe

Recipe | Roasted Broccoli with Meyer Lemon and Garlic

Sometimes I have an idea so brilliant that I need to stop whatever it is I’m doing and start working on that idea right away. This week, I had one of those ideas—I would Photoshop my cats into the Kardashian Christmas card. YES. And I did it, but it didn’t quite work out as I… 

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Lemon Gremolata Pizza with Cauliflower Crust Recipe

Recipe | Lemon Gremolata Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

I am so tardy to the cauliflower crust pizza party. I’ve been reading about this magical pizza crust for years, but until a few weeks ago, I had never tried it myself. So I sought out the original cauliflower pizza crust recipe and gave it a go. It looks almost like a giant omelet, right?… 

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Roasted Asparagus with Lemon-Almond Pesto Recipe

Recipe | Roasted Asparagus with Lemon-Almond Pesto

Did you know that April is the peak month for asparagus? And April is almost two-thirds over, so you should be freaking out right now and shutting down your computer and running to the store to buy asparagus. Go buy some asparagus! When I decided to make this recipe, I thought I’d try to grill… 

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Zucchini and Lemon Spaghetti Recipe

Recipe | Zucchini and Lemon Spaghetti from Food: Vegetarian Home Cooking

Before I started blogging, I didn’t spend much time thinking about vegetarianism. Having stopped eating meat at such a young age, it was simply a way of life. I never felt a longing to eat meat or looked at a restaurant menu and thought, “Oh, I really wish I had more options.” I didn’t talk… 

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Natural Calm Lemon Ginger Tea Recipe

Natural Calm Lemon Ginger Tea Recipe + My Experience Using Magnesium for Migraines

Whenever I mention my migraines on my blog, I get an email or two from people asking me if I’ve tried taking magnesium. And every time I get one of those emails, I remember that I should post an update about how the magnesium experiment I started last year turned out. Because yes! I do… 

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A Visit to the Charleston Tea Plantation + Iced Tea with Honey Lemon Ginger Ice Cubes

When we were in Charleston last week it was really hot. I nagged my husband to stop for drinks every hour or so and I soon found a favorite local beverage–American Classic Sweet Tea. Normally I’m not big on sweet tea because it is so sweet, but this was perfectly sweetened. And then we discovered… 

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Recipe | Green Beans with Lemon-Almond Pesto

I don’t know what’s up with my green beans this summer. The plants themselves are looking nice and lush (despite a few brown leaves here and there), but they’re not producing many beans. This has been my harvest so far: Sad, right? Whenever I attempt to grow beans, I end up having to buy more… 

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Meyer Lemon and Basil Sorbet

Recipe | Meyer Lemon & Basil Sorbet

As a consumer, my weakness is novelty. Instead of growing red tomatoes, I grow purple ones; instead of listening to No Doubt in junior high, I was obsessed with Pavement. I’ve always been slightly contrarian by nature and I think my appreciation for all things new and different stems from that. When it comes to… 

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Mediterranean Kidney Bean Salad with Lemon

Recipe | Mediterranean Kidney Bean Salad

I am trying to lose weight again. It’s not so much about the weight itself, but how I feel. I just feel icky. I eat well 90% of the time, but it’s that other 10% (or the “I’ve had a bad day, better make some brownies” percent) that’s throwing me off. I need to focus… 

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