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Recipes IMG_8617 Emily Shea • Feb 23, 2015

Cardamom Saffron Yogurt

Also known as shrikhand, this cardamom saffron yogurt is sweet and nutty. My husband described it as tasting like “blue moon flavored yogurt”. And well it’s often considered a dessert or a side dish in India, I think this makes for a delicious breakfast, too. Traditionally the yogurt is strained in cheesecloth for several hours […]

Recipes IMG_8547 Emily Shea • Feb 06, 2015

Bacon and Apple Empanadas

Or maybe it’s your cheat day. Or maybe you just really love bacon and cheese. I know I do. Whatever your reason, these bacon and apple empanadas with aged gouda are totally worth it. They’re savory and just the tiniest bit sweet. They’re surprisingly easy to make, too. I’m the furtherest thing from a baker […]

Recipes IMG_8498 Emily Shea • Feb 04, 2015

Baked Huevos Rancheros

These personal dish baked huevos rancheros are insanely easy to make. Everything can be prepared ahead of time and the eggs finish all at once, so it’s a great dish to serve for brunch when you have company. This recipe can also be easily duplicated and adapted depending on the number of people and ingredients […]

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 […]