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blackberry and endive salad

blackberry-and-endive-salad-webSometimes it’s the simple things that are best.

Like something bitter with something sweet, something crunchy with something soft, something healthy with something full of flavor.


In summer, all I want is things that are hydrating and things that give me energy.  Since compromising taste is simply something that cannot be had, that’s just a given.  This salad was a pleasant surprise of things in my fridge and a tender summer moment in the kitchen.  Endives are rather bitter and I find them difficult to eat at times, but combined with the sweetness of the berries and the musk of either the cheese and/or the pumpkin seeds, you’re lookin’ scrumptious.

blackberries-webBlackberry and Endive Salad

Ingredients: 1 endive (cut into thin slices), 1 small box of blackberries (cut into fourths), 1/4 cup soft goat cheese and/or ground pumpkin seeds, 1 1/2 tbs. high quality balsamic or sherry vinegar, 2 tbs. grapeseed or olive oil, a large pinch sea salt, a large pinch paprika

Method: If using goat cheese, put it on the edge of a mixing bowl.  Add endive and (optional) seeds, olive oil and vinegar.  Mix with a knife, scraping up the edges of the cheese, so that all is coated.  Slowly mix in blackberries.  Salt and paprika to taste.  Serve alongside your favorite tartine in a little mound topped with a few leaves of baby basil for something charming.




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easy-to-digest BREAD AND BUTTER.

Waking up to a warm, toasted slice of bread with a just-too-large rectangle of butter, spilling its way across the supple crevices is plenty enough to get me cozy on a Fall morning.  Sadly for Bubble Children pre-this-millenium, this was not a digestible reality.

Recently, I have revisited the joys of Meyerberg Goat Milk Butter.  It is churned European-style, guaranteeing a creamy consistency and taste, and is easier for Dairy Bubble Children to digest, as it is from the milk of goats, not cows.

I have also visited the videos for my favorite gluten-free bread company, HAPPY CAMPERS, and was particularly amused by this one regarding healthy eating tips for children from a nutritionist with her child:

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The little girl is like a hybrid between a kitten and rainbows.

<–Whole grains… yes, please.


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