Category Archives: Recipes

Best Pizza Crust

Have you been looking for the secret to the amazing pizza crust you enjoyed in Italy? 00 flour! Unlike American all-purpose flour, 00 flour is a very finely ground, low protein flour that creates a strong, chewy crust. This means … Continue reading

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Plum Thyme Pie with Rye-Butter Crust

This must be dessert week… Last weekend was a busy one for me, and it included lots of opportunities to bake. I made this pie for a bbq on Sunday, and it was fantastic! Last summer I made these blueberry … Continue reading

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Olive Oil-Cacao Nib Gelato Sandwiches with Chocolate Rye Cookies

Rich, creamy, delicately flavored ice cream  sandwiched between chewy, chocolate-y cookies might just be the best thing that ever happened to dessert. In my not-so-humble opinion, home-made ice cream is the ultimate summer indulgence. There is something special about ultra creamy, … Continue reading

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Breakfast tip: blueberry peach pancakes

This is the summer brunch recipe you have been looking for. These light and fluffy whole grain pancakes are studded with sweet summer peaches and tart blueberries. Try topping them with salted butter and Vermont maple syrup! You can use … Continue reading

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Black-bean Beet Burgers

Vibrantly pink, slightly sweet, and hearty, these are a great vegetarian option for your next BBQ. I have been on a veggie burger kick lately. I like to fill a whole grain wrap with lettuce and chopped veggies and then … Continue reading

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Healthy Homemade Cacao Bites

It’s finally Friday! I hope that you have had a good week. Mine was uneventful, but the weather has been fantastic in Salt Lake City, and I’m adjusting to running in the hot sun. This weekend we’re off  to Southern … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Quinoa Banana Blueberry Muffins

After a busy few weeks of conferences, travel, running, and work (dissertating), I finally found some time to bake last weekend. Muffins are one of my favorite things to bake, in part because they are so quick and easy, and … Continue reading

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