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Whole30: Days 18 and 19

This week has been easier than last, though due to the end-of-semester grading crunch we have both been wishing that wine were allowed on the Whole30.  No such luck. Breakfast continues to be my strawberry/almond butter bowl, yesterday with some added coconut, today with some red banana. Lunch is pretty consistently dinner leftovers and/or added […]

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Improbable Chocolate Coconut Pie

If you grew up in the 1970s you probably remember the flood of “impossible” pie recipes that started with one published by Bisquick and that cascaded into impossible-everything variations on the theme.  The basic idea is that you toss some ingredients into a blender, pour it into a pie tin, and then you bake yourself […]

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Simple Butter Scallops

Butter chicken (also known as chicken makhani) is one of my favorite take-out dishes.  It’s a rich, spicy, tomato-cream sauce that is laced with pieces of chicken breast.  Most recipes are fairly complex and require a large range of spices.  My goal, as an inherently lazy cook, was to make something that was quick to […]

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Easy Curried Eggs

As the new semester looms I am finishing up my class materials and doing some advance meal planning for busy weeknights.  When you are tired and there is little time to cook, it is easy to fall into the carry-out trap, and I really want to avoid that as much as possible.  This is a […]

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Gingerbread Scones (Grain Free)

This is my antidote for the parade of holiday cookies I have been drooling over as they scroll through my Facebook newsfeed.  A lightly sweet scone full of warm spices, perfect with tea. These are low in sugar but they are not low carb, so if you want to reduce the sugar you can swap […]

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Cashew Vegetable Korma

This is a rich, warming, vegan dish bathed in a sauce based on cashews and coconut milk.  Korma is one of my favorite winter foods, and there are dozens of variations on the sauce base–some use yogurt or cream, for instance.  This is a dairy-free version that works well with any type of vegetables you […]

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