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Fourth of July Cherry-Blueberry-Almond Cake (#almostvegan)

July 4, 2014

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Blueberry Cherry Almond Cake Original recipe is vegan, mine is “#almostvegan” (see notes below) Makes one 9″ round cake It’s a rainy 4th of July afternoon here in NYC, so Emma and I tucked the almost-birthday girl down for a nap, and quickly started our “me and you time” as she calls it, with focused […]

Crazy Delicious Raw Cacoa Protein Balls–and catching up!

March 14, 2014

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Dear loyal fan base– It has been a long time since I posted. I owe you an explanation. I took a break from the blog while continuing on my own healthy eating/living after baby #2 this summer, and summer adventures with food. There are many backlogged posts to be shared, for sure, but what was […]

Almond Butter Coconut Bark: To Die For

July 3, 2013

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Folks– This recipe has been a while in coming to you, and therefore, take note. It’s a keeper. I first discovered it on the Unrefined kitchen with some interesting variations. I knew it was something I needed to try, especially for periods of time when I’m eating “sugar free” (cleanses, or just cutting back) and […]

Flourless Chocolate Cake

May 22, 2013

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Disclaimer–this post has some real photo goofiness only to be expected around the Mags Ryland… This recipe is a wonderful blast from the past…I still remember the first time I had it…a good friend’s bday party at our old apt, my cousin visiting; a sunny afternoon of laughter and friends exploring Brooklyn…coming to rest–with an […]

Baklava. And a story.

April 3, 2013

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Folks, At this point, you are very aware that the name of my blog is not just a clever tagline, but gets to the heart of what happens around here. In sharing this incredible baklava recipe with you today—what I would consider a success of plucking and choosing what I liked best about two recipes, […]

Valentines-part 2

February 23, 2013

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Emma loves pink icecream. It’s actually a flavor in her world. “What kind of icecream do you want, honey?” “Pink.” Ok, well there are a few pinks–there is strawberry cheesecake, raspberry. So which one.” “That pink one”–pointing to a far above shelf that I then have to scramble to reach… Yesterday, we made our own […]

LOVE

February 15, 2013

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On this, the day when love is celebrated the world ’round…I wanted to share with you some fun recipes that we did to mark this as special in our household (and shared with schools, office, friends:)). First, I want to note that if FOOD could be considered the 6th love language, it would be mine. […]