Author Archives: Jessica Lancia

A Week of Dinners in Pictures-Day 3

If you know me well enough to go out dining with me, you know that I absolutely ADORE Thai cuisine.  When I visited Thailand as a kid, all I can remember (except for the beaches, of course), is the food. … Continue reading

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A Week of Dinners in Pictures–Day 2

  It may be winter wherever you are (or maybe, if you’re my brother in Australia, it’s the dead of summer), but here in Florida it’s been beautiful, t-shirt weather for the past several days.  Tonight’s dinner honors this Florida … Continue reading

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A Week of Dinners in Pictures-Day 1

Yesterday, a friend of mine told me she read this blog and asked, almost incredulously, “Wait, do you cook every day?” I answered, almost as incredulously, “of course.” To me, cooking every day is normal, and I have a hard time conceiving of … Continue reading

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Nourishing the Heart

There are some moments when you realize exactly how lucky you are. Right now, thinking back on this week, I am experiencing one of those moments.  Johnny is out with Milo, I’m nestled on the couch with a delicious cup … Continue reading

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Granola Bars = Fail = Take 4 = help?

You know, there aren’t a lot of things that I’m not good at so long as I put a little effort into it. It might sound conceited, but it’s generally true. Ok, that might sound conceited, too. Moving on. The … Continue reading

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Support Our Citizen’s Co-op!

Last year, a bunch of awesome people in Gainesville opened the Citizen’s Co-op, a member-run store in downtown Gainesville committed to selling as much locally-sourced, organic produce as possible.  It’s been amazing having them open, and we go there every … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Greens

For most of my life, rainy days have been something to frown about. For one, I find it near impossible to get up. Today, it took three alarms, a disgruntled dog, a loving and patient partner, my bear slippers, a … Continue reading

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We’re Gettin’ Famous

High. Five. Today we found out that Indie Gainesville mentioned us on their blog! Unlike our little operation, they have 6,000 page views a day (that’s more than we have had, total. We’re going on a whopping 150 today.)! They … Continue reading

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Making Lemon…. Ehm, Granola Out of Granola Bars.

  Yesterday, my friend Val and I found ourselves with a half hour to kill before an abs and glutes workout that nearly killed us.  On a whim, we decided to try our hand at making granola bars.  Within a … Continue reading

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Never Buy Storebought Tomato Sauce Again!

Today, I’m going to let you in on my *secret* tomato sauce. Okay, it’s not mine. It’s my mother’s. And she probably learned it somewhere else. But still. Right here and now, in the United States, it’s my secret sauce, though not for long. In … Continue reading

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