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Alejandra Graf

Green Pozole

Traditional pozole, hearty and warm, while delicious, can be a pain to make. Requiring lots of ingredients and even more time. This is a cheater's recipe to pozole, same great flavor but half the work! 


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Stunning Sopas: Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

This soup makes a great weeknight meal. It’s quick, easy, delicious, bright, and full of superfoods. It’s also elegant and has a professional chef look. Here’s how and why to whip it up. 

All the ingredients in this recipe are superfoods! They help fight off colds and give us all the energy we need during the long, cold winter. The main spices, ginger and turmeric, are full of antioxidants, are anti-inflammatories, and they’re antibacterial. 


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Hibiscus and Strawberry Popsicles

These healthy popsicles are the perfect combination of a light hibiscus flower agua fresca and sweet strawberry ice cream (minus the dairy!). 


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Cooking Outside the Box: Homemade Raspberry Oat Bars

This recipe was born out of a conversation I had with a friend of mine, a mom. She asked for recipes and ideas for her kids’ lunch boxes. And this is a conversation we’ve all had. 

This is one of the most difficult mom tasks to accomplish. I’m not even talking about the daily act of prepping lunch and getting your kids out the door. I’m talking about how to get your kids to eat the healthy foods you want them to eat when they’re so temped with pizza, ice cream, and other not-so-healthy bites. 


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Mexican Hominy, Black Bean, and Quinoa Salad

This is the perfect combination of ingredients for a fresh, hearty, Mexican salad. It's bright, hearty, and easy to throw together. 


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Hello Lover! Easy Sweet Plum Chia Bread Recipe

I still remember buying my first cooking magazine. Flipping through it, I was intrigued by a recipe for plum bread. Made with olive oil instead of the usual butter and sugar mixture, the instructions seemed rather complicated. Of course, this was before I had any cooking experience. The recipe intriguied me, and so I set out to bake it. 

Years later, I’m still baking this bread; or rather, my version of it. It's the recipe that sparked my curiosity for cooking and made me excited to try new dishes.  


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#Meatless Meals: Make This Lentil Loaf Tonight

Say adios to meatloaf. After seeing this recipe, you’ll never crave it again. This faux loaf is savory, hearty, surprising, and… meatless. That’s right. Meat-free. 

This loaf is made with iron-heavy lentils and it’s full of flavor, vitamins, minerals, and absolutely no hormones or antibiotics (that sometimes sneak into meat products). 


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Avocado Fries with Ancho Chile and Orange Zest

These avocado fries are sweet and spicy, our favorite combo. Before a quick pany fry, creamy avocado slices go for a dip in an egg bath and then are coated in breadcrumbs mixed with garlic powder, onion powder, and ground ancho chile. A touch of orange zest brings a touch of brightness. 


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Carrot Ginger Soup

Fight the bleak days of winter with this bright and healthy carrot ginger soup. The soup is accented with anti inflammatory and antioxidant packed ginger and turmeric and topped with sweet cranberries, crunchy almonds, and a swirl of creamy coconut milk. 


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Raspberry Oat Bars

Forget those prepackaged bars, you can make your own! These raspberry oat bars are crunchy, sweet, and come from your very own kitchen. 


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