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Pan-Seared Potato Gnocchi

Pan-Seared Potato Gnocchi

Angel hair, rigatoni, farfalle—pasta comes in endless shapes and sizes, but it’s typically served the same way: on a plate, smothered in steaming red sauce. Of course, there are variations, but you might not find any more creative than this! Gnocchi, ...
Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes

Think sweet potatoes are always orange? Think again. With a similar, yet slightly more delicate flavor, purple yams – also known as Okinawan potatoes – are an ordinary-spuds substitute that surprise with more than their vibrant color. Packed with the ...
Vegetable Fried Rice with Coconut Flakes

Vegetable Fried Rice with Coconut Flakes

It’s the bane of every takeout experience. What do you do with the mountain of leftover takeout rice taking up space in your fridge? You don’t want to throw away perfectly good food, but you certainly don’t intend to have a bowl of plain rice for din ...
3 Body-Soothing DIY Gifts for Mom

3 Body-Soothing DIY Gifts for Mom

Don’t think just because you’re all grown up that your mom isn’t touched by a handmade gift. I have a sneaking suspicion the “aww” factor never fades. You just need to step up your game from papier-maché to something made to pamper. These three DIY b ...
Chocolate Black Bean Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Black Bean Truffle Cookies

You expect to see them in a simmering pot of stew, a bulky burrito or a spicy rice dish. But black beans in your dessert? It’s a foreign – even shocking – concept. Don’t let dinner visions sway you from trying these rich, decadent, bean-based truffle ...
Vanilla Protein Cookies with Sprinkles

Vanilla Protein Cookies with Sprinkles

There’s something about fresh-baked cookies that brings back wonderful childhood memories of baking with Mom. If only they weren’t so full of calories and that dreaded processed sugar! The difference with the sweet treats is they showcase rich, ...