Turmeric Nutmilk Tea

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Happy Monday!  Hope you all had a great weekend!  It was cold and rainy here, but we accomplished the move!!!  Tonight will be our first night in the house, I cannot wait to start unpacking.  As you can imagine I’ve mentally decorated and rearranged the furniture a million times already, so to be able to get into it and see it come to life will be SO fun!

Ok, now for today’s recipe….Turmeric nutmilk tea!  It was one of those weekends when I was just chilled to the bone and nothing but warming foods and bevvies would do.  And I’m also pumping my immune system with anti-inflammatory everythings at every turn, so any way/how I can get turmeric into my system is a win.  With all of this in mind my partner in styling (and current housemate) and I whipped up this recipe and it’s AMAZING!  Sweet and grounding and rich- it hits just the right spot and is the perfect way to treat yourself.  Enjoy!  xx- Sarah

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Spicy Potato Tacos

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Yesterday at a little before 5:30 we were handed the keys to our new home!  That feeling, I swear there’s nothing like it!  As you may remember from this post, a home means the world to me and because of my colorful history I have such a deep appreciation for it.  I can’t wait to share this next house adventure with you!  Today we’ll be photographing it (for all the many “before” photos to come) and starting in on painting.  We have a long, labor intensive week before we move in on Sunday.  So I’m cooking up super easy meals like these spicy potato tacos to keep us fueled up and happy!  May I recommend them for weeknight dining when time is short and hunger is high?!  Hope you love!  xx- Sarah

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Sorrel and Potato Leek Soup

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Hello my friends, I hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing weekend!  This is a big week for us- we are set to close on our next house on Thursday (please keep us in your thoughts, the loan process with a bank these days is not the easiest process and we’re really hoping they get it together to close in time)!  I’m so excited to share it with you, I have pretty much the same feeling that I do the weeks leading up to Christmas when I just want to give everyone their gifts because it’s torture waiting for the day!  In the meantime, we’re still staying with our friends.  And one of the huge perks of that is that we have access to their gardens and eggs from their chickens!  It’s convinced me that as soon as we’re settled I need to get our own garden going.  There are few things more satisfying to me than walking outside, harvesting some vegetables/herbs/fruits and then preparing a meal with them.  It’s just so incredible!

Now, for this soup!  Sorrel.  I’d never had it before and now I feel like I’ve been missing out my entire life!  If you’ve never had it, you just HAVE to track some down (it’s super easy to grow).  It has this crazy intense lemon flavor and spiciness that is so unique- I want it mixed into my salads, I want to make pesto with it, I want it in all my soups!  This particular soup was the suggestion of our friend, who had stumbled across a similar recipe in a SF farmer’s market cookbook that they think has since gone out of print (if you know the one please let me know so I can properly credit!)  It’s so light but full of flavor.  And the sorrel calms down a bit when paired with the potato and leeks- it just really sings.  As a bonus, it’s super quick to whip up!  Hope you enjoy!  xx- Sarah  {Styling: Hostess Haven}

Shop this post:  clay steamer pot QuitoKeeto, soup ladle:  Food 52, brass bowls: Tom Dixon, tea towels: Canvas Home Store, Leif Shop, salt bowl: Skultuna 1607

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Cauliflower Quinoa Cakelets

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I think I could spend a lifetime coming up with vegetable/grain/legume combos to make into cakelets and fry up- I just LOVE them!  And these guys are no exception.  Plus they’re amazing with Tabasco or chimichurri and I love an excuse to eat either one of those.  In case you love them as much as I do, here are a few blast from the past recipes that you might enjoy as well:  Truffle Salted Purple Potato and Kale Cakes, Asparagus and Corn Cakes, Potato, Leek and Mushroom Cakelets, Chickpea Cakelets with Harissa Aioli.  They’re all so yummy and fun to eat!  I usually serve alongside a big, simple salad.  Hope you love!  xx- Sarah

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Goodness Bowl #2

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I know it’s been a minute since I’ve shared a recipe- but I hope this one will make up for it!  And now that I’m bunking up with a stylist- well things just got even prettier around here!  What you’re seeing here is tri-color quinoa, roasted veggies (beets, broccoli, butternut squash) and a citrus turmeric dressing.  This recipe makes enough for leftovers if two people are enjoying it- which is great, and a little extra dressing that can be enjoyed on other vegetable or fish dishes!  It’s my first time using raw turmeric and I’m now obsessed.  Please expect my fingers to be permanently yellow!  I hope you make it, I hope you love it as much as I do, and I hope you have a giant good old fashioned belly laugh at least once today!! xx- Sarah  {see my last goodness bowl here}

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Goodness Bowl #1

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Hello my friends!  Who still wants to be snuggled under the covers?  THIS GIRL!!!!  But Monday, we must go on.  I’ve been keeping myself sane and healthy through the past couple of weeks with comforting bowls of healthy foods, doing everything I can to keep my immune system strong!  For us this is the easiest way to eat- throwing a bunch of vegetables on top of a grain and drizzling it with a yummy sauce.  It’s also the easiest to shop for- if I stock the fridge with piles of vegetables and some staples for sauces (cilantro, avocado, ginger, miso, tahini, etc) we’ll be all set for days, with very little thought or preparation.  So, I’ll be sharing some of my goodness bowls, (previously known as the HOLY FUCK WE HAVE TO BE OUT OF OUR HOUSE NEXT WEEK AND HAVEN’T SORTED A NEW PLACE Bowl) in the coming weeks.  Hope you love!  xx- Sarah

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