milk & toast: hemp milk and “nutella” superfood spread

Stop rolling your eyes. No, I haven’t become a dreadlocked hippie who only eats foods that are naturally green. I finally took Sarah Britton’s advice to make my own hemp milk and now I never want to go back. When I wake up in the morning, one of my first thoughts is a primal “coffee coffee […]

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vegan & gluten-free strawberry cheesecake bars

One half of me is hanging on for dear life to these last days of summer, and the other half of me is glaring at the trees in our neighborhood to WITHER YOUR LEAVES AND DIE ALREADY because fall is simply the best. It’s not even debatable. So, if you’re hanging on to summer, make […]

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camping food: cumin and curry popcorn

Whenever Patrick and I roll into a campsite, I secretly hope that little camp elves have prepared a glass of wine with cheese and crackers for me, and a cold beer with chips and salsa for Patrick. I have yet to find said elves, so for now I guess I will manage with the food […]

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apple bites three ways: butterscotch’d, bacon’d, and brie’d

Happy Halloween!! Are you headed to a party and in need of some fall snack inspiration? Or three ideas? Something relatively easy but crowd-pleasing? This was my dilemma last week. Between Google and Pinterest I had approximately 3 trillion recipe inspirations but none of them jumped out at me. Instead my eyes were assaulted by the thousands […]

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hazelnut granola

Ever since starting Dahlia Kitchen it has become quite obvious to me what are my most commonly used ingredients. Shredded coconut is high on the list, along with scallions, garlic, shallots, and a “tablespoon” (cough cough) of bourbon. So please forgive me for another recipe with shredded coconut. I couldn’t resist. At least I didn’t pour […]

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sweet and salty pumpkin seeds

These pumpkin seeds are a delightful teaser for my next post, which will be a recipe for curried butternut squash soup. They deserve a separate posting because not only are they delicious and easy to make, but my husband is convinced we should market and package them and promptly retire early. You can only hope, right? This is […]

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