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turmeric + apple + carrot soup

February 16, 2017

Turmeric! It’s the main spice in curries, and is arguably the most powerful herb for your body. In fact, turmeric has been found to have benefits that are equivalent to many pharmaceutical drugs. It’s a miracle worker, and so delicious to cook with. It’s anti-inflammatory, increases antioxidant capacity in the body, is linked to brain function, rumored to lower the risk of brain cancer, and is known to help prevent some cancers. Magical right?!

One of my favorite things to make during a busy week is a pot of soup. That way, when I get home from a long day, I’ve got a vat of deliciousness waiting for me. Along with a slice of crusty bread or a salad, this turmeric + apple + carrot soup is the perfect one pot go-to dinner that also fuels your body with all the delightful perks of eating well.

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ricotta gnocchi with brown butter and sage

November 17, 2016

When my friend Caroline called with a recipe for homemade ricotta gnocchi, asking if I’d like to whip them up with her, the answer was an obvious absolutely. Before I knew it, she was at my doorstep with ingredients in hand. I poured us some wine {because wine goes with everything} and we got to cooking.

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