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Recipes IMG_8464 Emily Shea • Jan 09, 2015

Cocoa Lavender Almonds

A super simple, healthy snack. Try these tasty treats alongside a cup of coffee or tea. Cocoa lavender almonds are also an elegant finger food to put out when guests arrive. Or you can just eat them straight from the jar! Recipe adapted from The Pescetarian and the Pig. What are some of your favorite […]

Recipes IMG_8275-Recovered Emily Shea • Dec 30, 2014

Sugar-free Spiced Coffee Creamer

Impress your guests on New Year’s Day by serving this sugar-free spiced coffee creamer alongside their morning coffee. If you’re feeling extra fancy froth it for a café au lait. Homemade coffee creamers are also a great alternative to store-bought flavored ones, which contain preservatives, added sugars, artificial flavors, and hydrogenated oils. What’s your favorite way […]

Recipes IMG_8233 Emily Shea • Dec 29, 2014

Brussels Sprouts Farro Salad with Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette

If you’re looking for a healthy lunch idea you’ll love this Brussels Sprouts Farro Salad. The Lemon Thyme vinaigrette brings the dish together and gives it a refreshing zip. Anabelle of Local Belle was kind enough to let me contribute the recipe as a guest on her inspiring blog, where she writes about our food system, food […]

Recipes IMG_8166 Emily Shea • Dec 11, 2014

Apple Fennel Chicken Salad

By Thursday we usually have plenty of leftovers in the fridge that need to be used up before grocery shopping over the weekend. I roasted a chicken earlier this week and we ate only half of it, so the other half went into this apple fennel chicken salad. If you don’t like fennel don’t buy […]

Recipes IMG_8112 Emily Shea • Dec 09, 2014

Quick and Easy Chocolate Pomegranate Granola

Chocolate pomegranate granola is a delicious way to satisfy your morning sweet cravings. It won’t leave you tired, dehydrated, and starving an hour later, like cinnamon rolls and chocolate doughnuts do. Homemade Granola is super easy to make and takes no time at all. It’s literally just mixing a few things together and baking until […]

Recipes IMG_8105 Emily Shea • Dec 05, 2014

Crisp and Buttery Homemade Crackers

Artisanal crackers are a popular hors d’oeuvre around the holidays, making an appearance on cheese and charcuterie platters and served alongside various dips or spreads. They add an elegance that saltines just can’t match. But they’re expensive. You might pay upwards of $5 for a dozen crackers. Making artisan crackers at home is fairly simple and […]