DESERTS RECIPES SNACKS SOSWEET

| | Q U I N O A, D A T E, C O C O N U T, C H O C O L A T E B A L L S | |

June 7, 2017
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s w e e t t o o t h HELP. When you get in a sugar habit it’s really hard to break it. Sugar triggers a serotonin release so when you’re eating a lot of sugar you will find yourself craving it more and more. Let’s talk salt. I LOVE salt but the more salt you’re eating (most of the time unknowingly- like eating out all of the time) in-turn the more sugar you will crave. Drinking apple cider…

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APPETIZERS detox NO FAIL RECIPES SIDE DISH SOSAVORY

|| Z U C C H I N I H U M M U S ||

June 7, 2017
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This falls in my POOLSIDEBODIESSTILLEATINGTHINGSLIKE category because it is much lighter than a normal hummus and easier to digest by substituting zucchini with chickpeas found in your average hummus. Turmeric. This spice is a must have at all times because you can use it in a savory or sweet dish to add a little more flavor. This spice also is a natural anti-inflammatory, natural pain killer & oddly an anti-depressant (which sometimes we need in this bustling city). z u…

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DINNER LUNCH SOSAVORY Uncategorized

|| SARAH’S HABANERO CHICKPEA SUMMER SALAD||

May 8, 2017
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Summertime. Almost. We’re (attempting) to shape up for those long summer nights in minimal clothing. In these months, your skin and hair needs those extra nutrients as well. Salads don’t need to be boring. I have a hard time convincing myself that a salad will satisfy my massive flavorful cravings that I have on a regular basis but this one did it. Nice recipe, Sarah <3  C H I C K P E A S::  rinse and drain can of…

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DESERTS NO FAIL SNACKS SOSWEET

|| MANGO, MACADAMIA NUT, ALMOND MILK ICE CREAM ||

March 3, 2017
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JUST   IN   TIME   FOR   SPRINGTIME   (and Hampton’s body preparation) without sacrificing your prolonged sweet tooth from the Holidays.. I don’t believe in diets, but I absolutely believe in portion control, home-cooked meals (to avoid added sugar & salt), weekday detox, tending to your cravings (in minimal ways if it’s bad food), training your body to actually crave healthy food etc. MANGO MACADAMIA ICE-CREAM B L E N D ::: 2 Cups of Frozen (or fresh)…

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BREAKFAST LUNCH SOSAVORY

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January 29, 2017
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Quiche. I crave this on a weekly basis. American’s eat so many eggs- making a quiche can really reduce the cholesterol intake but still covers that protein crave in the AM by adding other ingredients like spinach & cheese. In Istanbul, Turkey, a common egg dish they make, Menamen, only has 1-2 eggs and feeds about 3 people but is cooked slowly with water, cheese, peppers & tomatoes (traditional Turkish recipe to come). EGGS YA’LL MOM’S SIMPLE PIE CRUST 1/2…

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DINNER NO FAIL RETOX SOSAVORY

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January 27, 2017
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Fondue has a very special place within the Hughes family. Maybe because we are about 34% Swiss, maybe because ski/ après culture is what we find the most comfort in, maybe because we aren’t shy when it comes to delicious food and entertaining the people we love with the most delicious food!? Whatever it may be, this also falls into my no-fail category because it’s a crowd pleaser and it’s pretty hard to mess it up. Even if you do…

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APPETIZERS detox DINNER LUNCH SIDE DISH SOSAVORY

|| LEEK, CORRIANDER, APPLE SOUP ||

January 11, 2017
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This soup, inspired by the Beekman Hotel’s restaurant, Fowler & Wells, was one of their amuse-bouches served in a tiny espresso cup to “wet our taste buds”. Let’s not forget to mention that the temperature of this soup was absolutely perfect. Temperature when serving soup in particular is very important to the flavor. I made this for my family as our Christmas Night appetizer or “taste-bud wetter” prior to eating the homemade personal Pheasant Pot Pies. This goes nice as…

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DINNER SIDE DISH SOSAVORY SOSWEET

|| SWEET POTATO SOUFFLÉ ||

January 5, 2017
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This is a dish I learned about up in CT over Thanksgiving. Not that I think it’s necessary to have a “light” dish during my favorite holiday, however, this soufflé version really just creates more room in your stomach for more of other food (see what I’m doing here)! I used to make sweet potatoes with an amaretto cookie crumble top WHICH you cannot go wrong with either. || Sweet Potato Soufflé || 4-5 Sweet Potatoes (peeled and boiled) 2…

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APPETIZERS RETOX SOSAVORY SOSWEET

|| B A K E D B R I E ||

December 29, 2016
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|| Puff Pastry Baked Brie with Rosemary & Preserves || This falls into my NO FAIL category because everyone loves it and you don’t have to be a perfectionist (and barely have to follow a recipe). S/O to Alanna for this one which we’ve made at every gathering since it was first discovered 2 years ago on Friendsgiving! Nothing is better than oozing, gooey, cheesy bread.. amiright? || B A K E D  B R I E  with P U…

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DESSERTS DINNER DRINKS SO THIRSTY SOSWEET

|| M U L L E D W I N E ||

December 29, 2016
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|| T I S  T H E  S E A S O N for M U L L E D  W I N E || Mulled, Stewed, Roasted. All of the things you want in the dead middle of winter. Let’s be real. Nothing is worse than going to a restaurant and ordering a glass of red wine that is chilled (and not supposed to be). Growing up in Vail, Colorado this happens a lot. Temperature is SO key in…

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