Hearty Chipotle Chickpea Soup

HEARTY CHIPOTLE CHICKPEA SOUP.

The truth is, I’ve been pretty burned out. Amidst all the travel and book promotion and book events—and the reality of doing all the planning and PR for this entirely on my own—I rounded out December feeling extraordinarily depleted. I…
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Harissa Lentils with Roasted Veggies & Yogurt

HARISSA LENTILS WITH ROASTED VEGGIES & YOGURT.

The skies in LA have been steel gray for two days, a fitting welcome to these days of celebrating the spirits, our ancestors, those ghosts who haunt us—if only in memory. I’m relishing every bit of cool weather, the (finally!)…
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Sesame Peanut Rice Noodle Salad

SESAME PEANUT RICE NOODLE SALAD.

This post was created in partnership with Truvía. All opinions are my own—like my love of lower blood sugar solutions with Truvía Nectar. As the summer to fall transition settles around me like a cozy shawl, I’ve been thinking a lot about…
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Pesto Yogurt Dip & The Ultimate Veggie Board

PESTO YOGURT DIP & THE ULTIMATE VEGGIE PLATTER.

This post was created in partnership with siggi’s. All opinions are my own—including my obsession with their yogurt. Hello from the heat-stricken west coast! I’m prepping all kinds of fun food demos for the #kaleandcaramelcookbook tour stop in Portland, Oregon…
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Fattoush Dip from The Savvy Cook

IZY’S FATTOUSH DIP.

As I dove headfirst into the process of writing and researching cookbooks over the past two years, I became keenly aware of just exactly how I use them—and how I don’t. Here’s the truth: I typically draw inspiration from them,…
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