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Superseed Energy Bars (for Making Change)

The weather is warm here in Austin, and things are in bloom. Which seems fitting because SXSW started just yesterday and already there are all sorts of exciting seeds of projects being planted and sprouting healthy ideas of their own.  I flew down yesterday…

March 10, 2017

Sunflower + Black Sesame Seed Crackers

If you looked around the apartment, you’d guess I was a comfortable minimalist. My closet isn’t overflowing with unworn items or out of season boots. The medicine cabinet is filled just with the products I use on a daily basis. I don’t really keep…

January 24, 2017

Raw Date + Pecan Bars

I originally came up with this quick little recipe several years ago when I was training for my first Boston Marathon in the middle of a full Ironman season; I was working in a restaurant and I was starving. All the time. “The training…

November 17, 2016

Savory Oat + Walnut Granola Bars

Last week I shared this lovely scone recipe with you all. I worked for quite some time on it, and loved the process of tinkering and revisiting its creation entailed. Sometimes that’s how it goes in the kitchen and I love it when it…

October 14, 2016

Mission Avocado Toast

I packed my suitcase those first days in March, anticipating that I wouldn’t really “come back home” again until today. A lot can happen in two months, and there were many things that didn’t happen according to plan. We didn’t finish the race in…

May 5, 2016

Walnut + Pepita Buckwheat Crackers

The last hour of sunlight slipped away far too quickly tonight, leaving our evening dog walk destined for darkness. While we’re creatures of habit for the most part, and while walks signify the start and near-end of each day, we aren’t bound to the same…

November 12, 2015

Sweet + Hot Tamari Roasted Almonds

You know those interviews they do with big celebrities or personalities where they ask them a whole bunch of questions meant to delve into souls and reveal intricacies that might go unnoticed by the public otherwise? Questions that are meant to draw the readers…

June 20, 2015

Roasted Carrot Butter

There was an unexpected fog that had settled over the foothills overnight, and I noticed it as I slung a vest over my shoulders and crept out of the house, pulling the door behind me. I was heading to the store – in my pajamas…

May 10, 2015

Awesome Homemade Energy Bars

We were some 7 miles into our snowy hike in the Indian Peaks Wilderness when we finally pulled the peanut butter filled pretzels from the bottom of my backpack. Pulling a couple of crunchy little bites from the resealable bag and popping them in…

January 11, 2015

My Favorite Almond Butter Bars

It took some minute version of the flu to knock me out last week, so at last I would sit still, unpack, and get settled in our place. Or, settled enough that when I wake up each morning, I find myself appreciating it for…

January 5, 2015