Thai Tea

For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to go to Thailand, mostly to visit, but also to teach English. There was a time in my life – a span of almost a decade – where I ate Pho 7-10 times each week. I honestly never felt healthier. The broth is so filled with essential nutrients, that no matter…

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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Sesame Oil

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Sesame oil

It was Valentine’s Day, and he was making dinner: Salmon with a Chardonnay cream sauce, and bacon wrapped artichoke hearts, and a last-minute decision for my signature heirloom tomato salad. We spent the first hour of our time together in the grocery store, romantically walking down the aisles, huge smiles on our faces as we chose the vegetables and wines…

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Easy Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

This recipe comes to us from my friend Colette, and I don’t know if she wrote it herself or it came from someone else, but it has quickly become a favorite around my house. They are perfect for last-minute guests and parties, because they are so easy and fast to make. You can even use a toaster oven if your…

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How I Got to a Spork in the Road

Getting to A Spork in the Road

I was sitting on my parents’ patio a few evenings ago, watching the sun slowly set below the Rocky Mountain skyline. I was lost in how stunning the orange was as it faded to purple and the fiery orb slipped quietly below the mountains, when it hit me: this isn’t the life I wanted. It got darker, and I tried…

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