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Unless otherwise noted, all recipes on this blog are free of gluten, peanuts, soy, corn, tomatoes, potatoes, shellfish, cane sugar, oranges, and yeast. Most recipes are also free of egg, dairy, and tree nuts (if used, reliable substitutions will be provided for these when possible). Check out my recipe index for a full list of recipes by category. 

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Moving, unpacking, settling!

 The past couple weeks have been a blur of packing boxes, cleaning, going through old boxes of stuff and keeping only what I truly needed.  Yes, that's right, I moved.  To a smaller, less expensive, more efficient apartment.   A team of amazing family and friends helped me move and settle in, and I'm loving my new apartment.  It is cozy, peaceful, and exactly what I hoped for.  I have set a healing intention for my home; it will be a place of growth, renewal, and serenity before I head off on my adventure to Portland next year for school.  

Plus, on the kitchen side of things, it has a full size refrigerator, dishwasher, a nice little gas stove, and recently replaced cabinets and a new countertop.  It is in marvelous condition. A dishwasher is a serious luxury, and while I won't use it all the time, it certainly will be convenient after large-scale kitchen experiments and dinner parties.     

I have many recipes I need to post - some very tasty Carob Chip Mesquite Cookies, a tasty Mung Bean Carrot Bread, and the cultured vegetable recipes I promised from so long ago, just to name a few.  Now that I am on break between school terms and I've finally moved, I can hopefully catch up on some of the recipes I've been wanting to post between unpacking boxes and bins.  So, stay tuned for more recipes and a peek at the charming place I now call home.


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