Author: Vuneli

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Roasted Strawberry Rhubarb and Yogurt Parfaits

Will my fellow perfectionists please raise their hands? I know I’m not the only one who chases perfection and suffers for it. In its more mild form, perfectionism can be a good thing, a steady drive to improve. I’ve taken it to the extreme lately, though, into never-good-enough territory. At this point, I am my […]

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Breakfast Quesadillas with Spinach and Black Beans

Blink. Blink. Blink. I’ve spent so much time staring at quesadilla photos this morning that I can hardly see straight. Quesadillas are challenging to photograph. Actually, all of the staple Mexican meals are difficult to photograph—tacos, tostadas, huevos rancheros, burritos, enchiladas. They’re all messy, round and irritatingly, impossibly delicious. I try to do them justice. I don’t even want […]

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Blueberry Honey Bran Muffins

Thank you all for being you. I didn’t mean to stir up concern with my last post. I appreciate your reassurances, though. I’m still dusting myself off, but lots of real time with friends last weekend helped. We spent not one but two afternoons at the pool, feasted on chips and guacamole for dinner and […]

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Veggie Breakfast Tacos

Raise your hand if you’re ready for breakfast tacos! I don’t know about you, but I get a little giddy at the mere mention of breakfast tacos. Breakfast tacos turn everyday mornings into a reason for celebration. Just look how colorful they are! Like a fiesta on a plate. You can, of course, enjoy these […]

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11 Foods to Keep You Full for Longer

Everybody knows that it’s best to possess 3-5 meals every day, divided into small portions. But because of tight schedules, business trips, and other circumstances, few people can follow this recommendation. We at solace tried these foods, and that we can assure you that they are doing facilitate your feel full for extended. Eat any of those for breakfast, and acquirable to conquer the globe. Pesto pasta It’s not quite common to possess pasta for breakfast, but […]

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Halloumi Tacos with Pineapple Salsa & Aji Verde

Oh boy. We’ve been working up to this recipe all week and I’m so excited to share these tacos with you today! These vegetarian tacos feature fried halloumi cheese (more on that in a minute), fresh pineapple salsa and aji verde (Peruvian green hot sauce). It’s a cultural mishmash of components, but the end result was meant to be. […]

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Huevos Rancheros with Avocado Salsa Verde

Would you look at that? I’m eating fried eggs now. That only took 27 years. In other inconsequential personal news, I’ve coaxed my African violet into blooming again. Apparently it likes to be watered every seven days. Go figure! Maybe it’s silly or childish, but I often catch myself craving recognition for these tiny everyday […]

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Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Maple Glaze

On the evening of Halloween, I found myself stretching at a familiar pace during my regularly scheduled yoga class. Arms up, forward fold, flat back, jump to plank. Somewhere between upward dog and downward dog, my mind started wandering. What happened to my favorite holiday? Why hadn’t I dressed up this year? Inhale, exhale. Where […]