Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

I tend to be skeptical about health food.  Spending my childhood in the Pacific Northwest and in Hawaii, I was always around glowingly healthy hippies who claimed that some ridiculously healthy thing they had taken to eating was “delicious”.  You

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

I tend to be skeptical about health food.  Spending my childhood in the Pacific Northwest and in Hawaii, I was always around glowingly healthy hippies who claimed that some ridiculously healthy thing they had taken to eating was “delicious”.  You

Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta
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Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta (Gluten-Free)

I make ricotta gnocchi fairly frequently.  I make big batches of them and freeze them in single serving bags.  That way when I want a fast meal, I can boil the gnocchi and toss them with some greens and goat

Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta
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/ Erin

Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta (Gluten-Free)

I make ricotta gnocchi fairly frequently.  I make big batches of them and freeze them in single serving bags.  That way when I want a fast meal, I can boil the gnocchi and toss them with some greens and goat

Gluten-Free Pork and Shrimp Dumplings/ Travels in Taiwan
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/02/02/happy-lunar-new-year-gluten-free-shrimp-and-pork-dumplings-inspired-by-travels-in-taiwan/
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Happy Lunar New Year!/ Gluten-Free Shrimp and Pork Dumplings (inspired by travels in Taiwan)

Happy Lunar New Year!  I always feel a little bit more excited about the beginning of the Lunar new year than the I do about January 1st.  Maybe I just need another month to get excited about the idea of

Gluten-Free Pork and Shrimp Dumplings/ Travels in Taiwan
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/02/02/happy-lunar-new-year-gluten-free-shrimp-and-pork-dumplings-inspired-by-travels-in-taiwan/
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Happy Lunar New Year!/ Gluten-Free Shrimp and Pork Dumplings (inspired by travels in Taiwan)

Happy Lunar New Year!  I always feel a little bit more excited about the beginning of the Lunar new year than the I do about January 1st.  Maybe I just need another month to get excited about the idea of

Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas
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Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas

This salad lured me in visually.  I have recently joined the ranks of pinterest users.  I know that I am late to the party.    No one will ever accuse me of being an early adopter of technology or social media.  Anyway,

Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas
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Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas

This salad lured me in visually.  I have recently joined the ranks of pinterest users.  I know that I am late to the party.    No one will ever accuse me of being an early adopter of technology or social media.  Anyway,

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Kabocha Pumpkin and Chestnut Soup with Chorizo

For the last 12 years , I have had an on again off again job, for just one day a week,  in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan.  I don’t actually work in Manhattan much, except when I am performing

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Kabocha Pumpkin and Chestnut Soup with Chorizo

For the last 12 years , I have had an on again off again job, for just one day a week,  in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan.  I don’t actually work in Manhattan much, except when I am performing

Vegan Saag  Paneer http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/01/25/saag-paneer-vegan/
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Saag “Paneer” (vegan)

My husband’s maternal grandparents raised their family in India.  Chris’ grandfather ran an international boarding school in his capacity as a United Methodist Minister.  Chris’ mother and all of his aunts and uncles grew up playing in the foothills of

Vegan Saag  Paneer http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/01/25/saag-paneer-vegan/
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Saag “Paneer” (vegan)

My husband’s maternal grandparents raised their family in India.  Chris’ grandfather ran an international boarding school in his capacity as a United Methodist Minister.  Chris’ mother and all of his aunts and uncles grew up playing in the foothills of

Light Hazelnut Cake with Flecks of Bittersweet Chocolate (gluten-free or not)
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Light Hazelnut Cake with Flecks of Bittersweet Chocolate (gluten-free or not)

First of all, I am aware that my blog gives the impression that I am eating nothing but cakes and cookies with the occasional serving of Indian food lately. Not true!  I have just been making a lot of food

Light Hazelnut Cake with Flecks of Bittersweet Chocolate (gluten-free or not)
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Light Hazelnut Cake with Flecks of Bittersweet Chocolate (gluten-free or not)

First of all, I am aware that my blog gives the impression that I am eating nothing but cakes and cookies with the occasional serving of Indian food lately. Not true!  I have just been making a lot of food