Mango and Ginger Smoothie with Spinach

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I absolutely go through breakfast ruts.  The word rut implies an issue with the repetition though, and I revel in the repetition.  I don’t eat the same thing every day because I can’t think of something new to make, rather, I wake up each morning excited to make and eat exactly the same thing I made the day before. In the winter I can happily go for weeks eating steel cut oats with a banana and almond butter.  These breakfast tacos started off all my spring mornings, and this pomegranate yogurt bowl was a regular feature in breakfasts before that.  … Continue reading

Juicing: Green Ginger Limeade

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I go through bouts of juicing.  Especially during the summer, when our garden was producing more lemon cucumbers and kale than we knew what to do with, juicing was a perfect way to knock out some of that produce and drink some serious nutrients before breakfast.  I’ll replace morning coffee with a big glass of green stuff, and banish any evening panics that I haven’t had enough vegetables in my day.  Lately my afternoon coffee has become an autopilot routine, and I’ll find myself halfway to Starbucks without having made the conscious decision to go.  That’s my usual sign to … Continue reading