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Roasted Vegetable Barley Salad

August 30

I eat all day long. Before, when I used to work out of an office I would want to eat all the time but was restricted by whatever I brought for lunch that day. Now that I work from home, I don’t tend to make myself lunch for the week because I just snack on whatever is available and easy to throw together. This usually results in me eating constantly, all day, but my food never actually resembles a meal. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing but this past week I decided that I wanted to have something substantial and meal-like to have on hand.

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Cauliflower, Zucchini, Hazelnut Salad

September 8

Often, when I go pick up my CSA box they give us choices between a couple of different vegetables: swiss chard or kale, broccoli or cauliflower, green or yellow zucchini. I have to admit, this week I chose my vegetables solely based on colour. Even though we generally prefer broccoli, I simply couldn’t resist this bright yellow cauliflower and a yellow zucchini to match. Now all I had to do was to figure out what to do with them.

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Zucchini Buckwheat Muffins

August 29

There’s always one monstrous vegetable that the guy doling out the produce for our CSA box is trying to get rid of. I always politely pass it up because a) I would have to figure out what to do with 5 pounds of x and b) there is no way that we would be able to consume 5 pounds of x in one week. So, you can imagine my joy when I discovered that the biggest zucchini/squash that I have ever seen in my life was sitting on my kitchen counter. This is what happens when my boyfriend goes to pick up the CSA box.

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