Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

As the warmer months set in, you'll probably start to crave food that's a bit lighter and less, er, stove-intensive, but that's still filling and nourishing. Enter.. the chia seed breakfast pudding. Chia seeds, for many years, were the butt of the, uh, seed world?, relinquished only to growing hair on terra cotta pets. That is, except in native Mexican groups and, specifically, the Tarahumara tribe of "super-athlete" runners in Mexico who were detailed in the überpopular (for runners, that is) book Born to Run. Like the dutiful runner he is, O read the book on a trip to, naturally, Mexico, and that was that. We now have at least a pound of chia seeds in our fridge at all times. Why? Chia seeds are brimming with goodness, packed … [Read More...]

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Brownie Batter Green Smoothie

    Lately I’ve been neglecting my natural-light blogger duties–you know, whipping up dinner in the middle of the day and carefully staging a dinner scene against some gorgeous naturally light, placing tiny leaves of tarragon in threes with a pair of tweezers, angling handheld reflectors like I’m fanning myself on a sticky Southern summer day…. 

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Vegan Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake with Blueberry White Wine Sauce

Vegan Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake with Blueberry White Wine Sauce for Tofutti

So… you’ve been just overloaded with all these recipes I’ve been posting lately, right? “Chill out with the Publish button, woman!” you say. “I haven’t caught up from the last twenty!” Yeah.. I know. I haven’t been posting at all. Like hardly at all, but there’s a reason for that, promise. No, I don’t have… 

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Roasted Herbed Potato Salad // The Stylist Quo

Roasted Herbed Potato Salad

Have you guys had a little burst of spring yet? Yesterday in Memphis it topped out at over 70 degrees, and today it’s hardly 50.. but last week, the kids were out from school Monday through Wednesday. Snow days! Crazy, am I right? But now that there’s even the slightest hint of summery relief in… 

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Moroccan Meatballs Over Couscous // The Stylist Quo

Moroccan Meatballs Over Couscous

Moroccan food is one of my all-time favorite–the heady spices, the herbaceous freshness, the rich sweetness of dates as they dance around citrus infusions.. Ahh, I could go for a tagine pretty much everyday. Especially during seasonal transitions (and those in the South know that we often go from winter to spring in two days….. 

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