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Ginger & Turmeric Roasted Carrots

FLU SEASON IS UPON US >.< Don’t let your body fall victim to seasonal sickness. Fill it with nutritious foods that will help you get through this infectious time of year. These ginger turmeric roasted carrots are perfect for preventing the sniffles, and taste DELICIOUS.

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Garbage Broth

Maybe ‘garbage broth’ doesn’t sound entirely appetising, but I promise it’s delicious!! Inspired by my mom’s ‘garbage soup’: the soup made from whatever was leftover in the fridge. It’s still one of my favourites!

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Paprika Roasted Butternut Squash Seeds

I started roasting the seeds from any type of squash I make because I hate wasting food. I remembered when I was younger and my mom would roast the seeds from the pumpkins we would carve around Halloween, and I thought to myself, “…why not all squash seed varieties??!” These Moroccan-inspired spice additions have become my absolute favorite! I’m already craving them again just looking at the photo…

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Celery Root Salad

This salad is a non-traditional introduction to fall. It’s got the bright and delicate notes of summer, but the spicy and hardy bite of celery root let’s us know…oh, heck yes it’s fall!

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Simple Moroccan-Inspired Salad

I’ve noticed throughout my travels, that every country I’ve been to has a different definition of the word ‘salad’, and it is never what we imagine a salad to be in the US. I love it! I learned how to make this when visiting family in Morocco. It’s PACKED with flavor, and is only 5 ingredients!!

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Raw Carrot Ribbon Salad

I love to take my time with meals, even if I’m in a rush. I don’t like to scarf something down for the sake of saving time. This dish is something really quick that doesn’t sacrifice quality.

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The Gardener's Gazpacho

With the surplus of tomatoes in the garden, I’ve been trying to think of ways to use them as much as possible, since I don’t have a lot of time for jarring! I remembered my first trip to Barcelona, where I was much less adventurous when trying new foods than I am now. My host mother made me some gazpacho, and I couldn’t get into the idea of cold soup. Not wanting to offend her, I ate it, but the end I loved it! This recipe was inspired by those memories, but made with the ingredients available to me here in Italy.

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