Fresh out the kitchen

Turmeric milk, a natural anti-inflammatory medicine

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It’s amazing, and unfortunate, how dependent we all are on anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen (Advil) and aspirin. Menstrual cramps? Take a pill. Hangover? Take a pill. Back pain? Take another pill. Taking pills to treat mild symptoms has become so commonplace that we never question if the drugs we’re taking are helping us or actually… 

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Casual elegance, killer tapas at Victor’s in Provincetown, MA

A few weeks prior to our departure to Cape Cod, I asked Abigail (a friend from Boston who’d be joining us on the trip) to pick a place for us to have a nice dinner. We usually eat at the campsite or at the more casual places on the Cape but this year, I wanted… 

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Cape Cod 2014 photo diary

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a whole year since last summer’s trip to Cape Cod yet there it goes – another year has passed. With the exception of hurricane Arthur’s twenty-four-hour wrath ruining the 4th of July (trying to sleep through 40 MPH winds and heavy rain in a tent in the woods is not… 

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Beet Cake

The New Greenmarket Cookbook was going around my office a few weeks ago and landed in my hands. I spotted this gorgeous, rustic beet cake on the cover and immediately took note of the recipe. Being an avid lover of carrot cake and beets (especially beet juice), I knew this recipe was meant for me…. 

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5 simple breakfast ideas

You know those perfectly orchestrated weekday mornings when everything goes smoothly and you’re out the door just in time? Yeah, me neither. Weekday mornings are hectic and if you’re like me, you often find yourself rushed, disgruntled and uttering all sorts of colorful language before 8am. There always seems to be just one more thing… 

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Garlic-sauteed corn and purple cabbage slaw

Firstly, thank you all so much for your awesome comments on my last post! I’m so touched by all the positivity coming my way. Secondly, I’m very excited to tell you about this purple cabbage slaw! (It’s definitely not normal to be this hyped up about a salad.) I had a head of purple cabbage… 

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The harder I work, the luckier I get.

I’m not usually one to brag but I have been up to some new and cool things lately and it’s time to tell you all about them. First of all, I started a new job about a month ago and it’s amazing. It’s so amazing, in fact, that I’m still not used to the idea… 

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