Recipe: Asian Broccoli Soup with pickled Ginger and Black Sesame

The winter months are days full of desiring real comfort food. Its cold outside so one wants to eat a filling warm meal. It doesn’t help that farmer’s markets are scarce and the colorful produce that existed during the summer is now limited or in many cases nonexistent. I still want to eat clean, organic,

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Pumpkin Soup

Final photo of Soup made last night. Read the full post at http://sweatdaily.wordpress.com/2012/10/15/829

Breastfeeding + Marathon Training

(Disclaimer: I AM NOT A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL NOR AM I A LACTATION CONSULTANT. ALL OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS POST IS BASED ON MY EXPERIENCE AND WHAT I FOUND TO BE TRUE.) Eight months of breastfeeding my little Miss Ava, hoping to make it one year, but no exact end plan in sight. I’m still

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Got leftover Turkey? Make Stock!

Another wonderful Thanksgiving came and went. The feast was amazing full of my favorite fall flavors. ¬†However, just like everyone else, my fridge is over packed with tons of leftovers. Well if you are like me, with a stuffed fridge, questioning what to do with all of those leftovers, you’ve come to the right blog.

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Turkey Trots and Cheesecake

Last year I wrote about Turkey Trots and Pies. This year it was all about the Cheesecake! I made a Sweet Potato Cheesecake earlier in November as a test run, so I would be prepared for Thanksgiving. I brought it into the salon and it was gone in 5 minutes. Guess it was good. On

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Butternut Bisque with Coconut Swirl

Besides running and cheering on the marathoners. I have been cooking and eating. It is my all time favorite season. The leaves are changing. The air is comfortably breezy and crisp. Lucky us! ¬†We have been having some absolutely beautiful FALL days here in Washington, DC. And although it hasn’t been too cold yet, I

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Hello Fall…

Fall has arrived. It is my absolute favorite season. The air is crisp and it’s time to get cozy. The things I am most excited about are… I love the touch¬†of soft warm colorful hand-dyed yarns that are later handmade into chunky knits. (I’m a knitter.) I love the feeling¬†of a hot and steamy Bikram

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Roasted Chickpeas

This photo got a ton of attention when I posted it to Facebook and Instagram last night. People requested the recipe and wanted to know all the¬†details from what kind of seasoning I use to if they get crunchy. Why I decided to make these… On Saturday, when I was at DC VegFest, they handed

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