Tender, Slow-Cooked Beef Stew

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Tender and hearty, this slow-cooked beef stew is what I call winter comfort food.

It wasn’t long ago that I was in the land of gingerbread, strudel, and meat and potatoes. When I say meat and potatoes, don’t underestimate the mountain-high amounts here. In Germany, it just seems to be a staple. And while there is a major foodie movement in Germany, its traditional dishes still dominate (thank goodness!)

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Europe Bound

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Hello Everyone! I am off to Europe today. I will be exploring London, Berlin, Munich and Paris during my month-long journey. Please stay tuned to read as I post live! I will be on the hunt for all things deliciously gluten and dairy-free. If you have any suggestions, please send them my way, I would love to hear from you!

Lots of love, Milk and Marigolds xo

Avocado & Cilantro Hummus Party Dip

avocado hummus. vegan

Smooth and creamy, this dip is inexpensive and easy to prepare. Bring it to that swiftly approaching potluck or serve it at your next soirée. Pair this deliciously healthy dip with corn chips, fresh veggies or spread it on sandwiches or burger buns.

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Sassy Fruit Salsa

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Sas·sy ˈsasē/

adjective informal

adjective: sassy;

lively, bold, and full of spirit; cheeky.

There’s just something about summer that brings out a person’s inner sassiness. After a long bitter winter, I’ve watched everyone around me blossom in one way or another with the change of season. It’s as if summer wakes us, stirs our creativity and reminds us of what it means to feel alive again.

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Fiesta Guacamole with Fresh Mango, Papaya and Pomegranate

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