Archive of ‘Food’ category

Charred Kale and Cucumber Noodle Salad

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I’m finally back from Maui and definitely into eating lighter and brighter after a week of Lava Flows and Coconut Calamari every day. While I ate healthy most of the time, I let myself indulge a little on this holiday since we were out for massive hikes every morning before 7 a.m.! I even managed […]

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Banana Pecan Cupcakes

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  Are these Banana Pecan Cupcakes actually cupcakes, or if you eat them in the morning can you call them muffins? I’ve always been confused about this. Muffins are seriously a good excuse to eat cake in the morning. It’s kind of like calling banana bread “bread” instead of cake. It’s cake, but call it […]

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Waffle Burger Sliders

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Mmmmm. Just in time for the weekend…Waffles. Or should I say Waffle Burgers? Or should I make that Waffle Burger Sliders? Yup…I went there! And they are just as freakin’ tasty as they look. Not that I’m braggin’ my truck or anything <~~~ a saying of the MR’s that I think is appropriate in this […]

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Sweet Potato-Sage Madeleines

Sweet Potato-Sage Madeleines

Sweet Potato-Sage Madeleines Happy New Year Everyone!  I’m just now getting back into the swing of things after the break and am really looking forward to the year ahead. For the first time since starting this blog, I have mapped out a clear direction I want to take UCS toward in the next year, and […]

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Pumpkin Spiced Coconut Latte

Pumpkin Spiced Coconut Latte -

Hello September and all things pumpkin in my future! As I sipped this delicious Pumpkin Spiced Coconut Latte this afternoon I got to wondering what the heck happened to summer. After 4 months with only 2 days of measurable rain, we have had rain every day since Saturday. Trust me, I really don’t mind this […]

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Coconut Chia Pudding

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Pudding for breakfast? Say what? Yes, it’s true! Thanks to those super healthy protein packed chia seeds, it’s possible to make scrumptious delights such as this Coconut Chia Pudding and eat it GUILT FREE for breakfast. Even better? You put it together the night before to give the chia seeds the chance to work their […]

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Smokey Romesco Sauce

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         The MR and I recently traveled to San Francisco and enjoyed a lovely tapas meal at Coqueta, Chef Michael Chiarella’s Spanish cuisine establishment featuring the bounty of Northern California. It’s a tapas meets Cali fusion with innovative cocktails and homemade sangrias that are to die for. One of my favourite dishes […]

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