Posts tagged almonds
The Blonde Salad

Earlier this year I became fascinated with The Blonde Salad. I’m not talking about an actual salad, but an Italian fashion blogger, Chiara Ferragni, who's blog, The Blonde Salad, began with a simple post of her in the nude holding a naked Barbie doll (head and shoulders view, of course.)

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La Primavera Frangipane Tarte

In celebration of spring, I've been creating recipes using edible flowers and experimenting with desserts. This tart was inspired by a raw vegan dessert cookbook and the beauty of all the flowers in my garden. The orange tree in my garden bloomed a few weeks ago in a magnificent perfume of orange blossoms. It seemed so sudden, but the fragrance! I'd open the sliding door wide to the backyard and the beautiful smell filled the house.

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Blueberry Almond Bliss by the Sea

This morning I slept in a little. The ocean's soothing sound outside my window, rolling and hushing, rolling and hushing. Being alone in bed, without jumping up to the 5:30am alarm to rouse my daughter out her slumber and hurry her off to school, without my other children, without school lunches to pack or any reason to get up, I felt a push-pull of ache and relief.

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Eating Aphrodisiacs

Being a sensualist is being passionate about life... eating is an experience of smell, taste, texture and emotional fulfillment. It is delight, a lover's afternoon, a bowl of pleasure. 

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A is for Aphrodisiac