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A Kitchen Inspired by Spring Cleaning

 Lauren Van Meter A Kitchen Inspired by Spring Cleaning

Beneath our ever-so long winter, spring is finally emerging with a glimpse of sunshine and sporadic warm breezes. One of my favorite things about spring is the way it will tease your senses just enough towards the end of winter to ignite motivation and inspiration for renewal. Most years on one of these first spring […]

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A Kitchen Inspired by a Plate of Many Colors

 Lauren Van Meter A Kitchen Inspired by a Plate of Many Colors

Have you ever looked down at your plate and been struck by the beautiful simplicity of the colors sitting before you? I recently experienced such a meal at one of my favorite local restaurants. While I love to eat healthy, I generally do not order a salad as a meal. On this Monday afternoon, I […]

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A Kitchen Inspired by Eating Raw in the Winter Months

 Lauren Van Meter A Kitchen Inspired by Eating Raw in the Winter Months

Several years ago, I was eating a vegetarian diet and practicing yoga daily. Reflecting back, I long for the way my body and spirit felt during this time. Many amazing things have been added to my life since then, but I have strayed away from the vegetarian diet and yoga, and my body is craving […]

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A Kitchen Inspired by Sprouted Foods

 Lauren Van Meter A Kitchen Inspired by Sprouted Foods

As I walk down the stairs, I rub my eyes and try to get them to catch up with my brain. I woke eagerly this morning wondering how my latest experiment is coming along. Two days ago, I embarked on an adventure to sprout grains to make my very own homemade sprouted wheat bread. While […]

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