Spinach and Herb Cauliflower Couscous Stuffed Zucchini

Zucchini boats are filled with a crunchy mixture of cauliflower “couscous” flavored with baby spinach and fresh herbs then topped with pine nuts.

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Zucchini has become somewhat of a staple at mealtime here, which always seems to be the case around this time of year when they’re at their most plentiful.

And when they’re as fresh and tender as they have been, there’s no reason to even cook them. The slender ones have an especially creamy interior  that make them the perfect candidates for being eaten raw.

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Fresh Mint Granita with Watermelon and Raspberries

A scoop of cooling, fresh mint granita takes the sweet/tart flavors of watermelon and raspberries to new heights.

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A fresh and frosty treat that’s simple yet sophisticated; granitas are the grown-up version of childhood snow cones.  Each icy mouthful is pure bliss on a sweltering day.

At its simplest, it can serve as a refreshing palate cleanser between courses; it adds an elegant touch to any meal and never fails to impress. Dressed up a bit it also makes an excellent dessert or afternoon treat on a hot summer day.

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10 Ways to Use a Tea Towel and a Giveaway

Organic Cotton Tea Towels

10 ways to use a tea towel and a chance to win 4 hand silkscreened organic cotton tea towels for your own kitchen. Sharp knives, a sturdy cutting… 

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30 + Fresh Ways to Enjoy Spring Produce | A Recipe Collection

30 Recipes for Spring Vegetables and Fruits

Fresh and easy meals that feature the best of spring’s bounty. (Click on the arrows to scroll through the slideshow and click through to see… 

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Garlic Dijon Spinach With Pine Nuts from The Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook and an Interview with the Author and Giveaway

Dijon Spinach with Toasted Pine Nuts from the Slim Palate Cookbook

Before the age of 18 he lost 100 pounds, taught himself to cook, started a successful food blog and if that wasn’t impressive enough, just published his… 

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An Earth Day Pledge and A Re-Usable Drink Container Giveaway from Mighty Nest

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The next time you grab a cup of coffee or a bottle of water before you head out, consider what those drinks are in.  Whatever… 

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Grain-Free Fair-Trade Chocolate Chip Cookies from One Simple Change and a Giveaway and Q&A with the Author

grain-free chocolate chip cookie recipe

A recipe for grain-free, fair-trade chocolate chip cookies and an interview with the author of One Simple Change: Surprisingly Easy Ways to Transform Your Life… 

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Daikon Rolls with Cilantro Pumpkin Seed Pesto (Raw, Vegan, Paleo)

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Wafer thin slices of daikon are spread with a fresh cilantro pesto, layered with cucumber, avocado and sprouts and then rolled up tight in these… 

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Berry Beet Açaí Breakfast Bowl (Raw, Vegan, Paleo)

berry beet acai breakfast bowl

An easy make-ahead, anti-oxidant packed breakfast bowl featuring three kinds of berries that’s a little sweet, a little tart and totally satisfying. I’m head over heels… 

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Cucumber Noodles with Asparagus and Ginger Scallion Sesame Sauce (Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Vegan, Paleo)

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Quickly blanched asparagus spears top a pile of ginger scallion doused cucumber noodles and are finished with a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds. This is… 

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Cauliflower Tabbouleh with Green Olives (Grain-Free, Vegan, Raw, Paleo)

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This week’s lunchtime obsession hails originally from the Middle East; it’s not fancy or flashy but it comes together in no time at all, and… 

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Vegetable Nori Wraps with Sunflower Butter Dipping Sauce (Raw, Vegan, Grain-Free, Paleo)

nori vegetable roll recipe

Finely shredded carrots, thin strips of crunchy radishes, spinach leaves and sprouts are bundled up in an edible seaweed container and served alongside a creamy… 

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