California Almonds

Spring Rolls with Almond Butter Dipping Sauce

September 5, 2017 Deborah Murphy

These pretty spring rolls with almond butter dipping sauce make a colorful entrée or appetizer. This sponsored recipe is brought by the Almond Board of California as part of Food & Nutrition‘s Recipe Roundup program. Click for more

California Almonds

Cheddar Almond Flour Crackers

August 3, 2017 Deborah Murphy

These tasty, gluten-free cheddar almond flour crackers are a snap to whip up and a great addition to any appetizer or snack plate. This sponsored recipe is brought by the Almond Board of California as part

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Vanilla Chia Pudding with Cinnamon Apples

June 27, 2017 Deborah Murphy

Wave goodbye to boring and bland chia pudding by adding a layer of warm apples sautéed in coconut oil and cinnamon for a filling breakfast. This sponsored recipe is brought by the Almond Board of California

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Italian Farro Soup

February 10, 2017 Deborah Murphy

Do you like experimenting with new ingredients in the kitchen? What’s the most recent new-to-you ingredient that you’ve tried? For me, it’s farro. This time of year is typically bitter cold here in Chicago, so

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Vegetarian Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

November 18, 2016 Deborah Murphy

One of the benefits of eating vegetarian or vegan on Thanksgiving is that you can be as creative as you want with your main dish. I love making hearty casserole dishes like this vegetarian lentil

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Hearty Vegetarian Bolognese and Polenta

November 6, 2015 Deborah Murphy

This recipe is the brainchild of several consecutive rainy days here in Chicago. I was looking for something hearty and filling, and this dish is just that. In fact, we’ve already made it a few times.