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Golden Kiwi Green Smoothie Recipe

My girlfriend, Delilah, turned me on to making green or veggie smoothies and consuming them throughout the day as a way of increasing my daily dosage of fresh fruits and vegetables. I loved the idea! I’m not a big fan of getting my daily dosage of vegetables in a pill, that’s just not appealing to me, so this is the next best option. I tried to pull out my blender which I have stored away only to find out that my boyfriend had broken the motor. Alright, time to invest in the NutriBullet, it’s got a more powerful motor than most blenders in the same price range and I can make

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Congee Porridge Recipe

Living in Boulder, Colorado, USA, I sometimes long for good old-fashioned congee Cantonese style. Today, I decided it was time to pen down a good recipe so I can always repeat this whenever the craving arrives. While I enjoy Taiwanese style porridge which sometimes includes sweet potatoes and thus has a slightly sweeter flavor, I prefer the savory aspect of the Hong Kong style congee made by the Cantonese which has a smoother creamier consistency so enjoy! First, season uncooked rice with salt and oil for about an hour before cooking. This salt and oil combination helps disintegrate the rice grains. (If you examine the rice grains after soaking in salt

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iPhone5/5S Cellphone Case with 3.5″ E-Ink EPD Display

One of my personal projects, labor of love.. a joint-venture with business partner, Neil at nBlank, check out this YouTube video I created with Daryl, thanks Daryl! I’ll be sharing progress on this project closer to product launch. If this product interests you, shoot me an email or shout out via social media. It keeps us going! [button link=”/work/” size=”medium”]Case Project[/button] [two_third_last] [frame type=”projector-screen”] [/frame] [/two_third_last] [divider type=”ufo-right”]

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Toasted Almond Ricotta Salata Green Bean Salad

I absolutely love citrus salads and am always on the lookout for more citrus recipes. For this recipe, we’ll be using haricot verts green beans. Ever see those skinny little green beans at the Farmers’ Market? They’re a French variety, also known as haricot vert, or filet beans. Haricot verts are more delicate than regular green beans and taste great blanched. If you can’t find haricot verts, you can use regular fresh green beans, just boil them a little longer. We’ll also be using ricotta salata, an aged and salted ricotta cheese. Grated, it goes well over salads and adds saltiness to a fresh salad… per Bobby Flay from The Food Network 🙂 Unlike fresh ricotta,

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Let’s Roll Some Spring Rolls

Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls Popular in Vietnam as a common appetizer dish, Vietnamese Spring Rolls typically consist of pork, prawn (shrimp), vegetables, herbs and bun (rice noodles or vermicelli). During the summer season, Vietnamese fresh spring rolls are popular, but these can also be served fried as well. The Vietnamese love to use fresh herbs so for this dish, we’re going to be using a generous helping of mint, cilantro and basil! I have been lucky to have savored traditional and other variations, such as fried catfish and dill spring rolls in Vietnam, and have learned how to prepare them from scratch from a famous Vietnamese chef. We’re going to make

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Youth Cooking Class at Out Boulder – Vietnamese Spring Rolls!

I’m excited to be teaching the Youth Cooking Class at Out Boulder for the LGBTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender, Queer and Allies) community tomorrow. We have Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls on the menu! The class will get to get their hands dirty, rolling 2 versions of Vietnamese Spring Rolls, one traditional style (with shrimp) and one with Tricia’s special twist 🙂 (vegetarian). Jen and I prepped today for the class and did a trial run and they tasted yummy, and so fresh with the herbs we used! Learn to make a traditional Vietnamese sweet chili dipping sauce and a spicy soy sauce to compliment your fresh spring rolls. All attendees will also get a copy of

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Vote your Favorite Web Host..

If you’ve built a few web sites in your life, you’ll know that dealing with web hosts, installs, migrations, troubleshooting and downtimes can be extremely frustrating. I for one have switched web hosts several times, more than I would have liked! I’ve used iPage, Network Solutions, GoDaddy, HostGator, you name it, I’ve dealt with it. I have not been impressed. Recently however, I switched my services over to SiteGround and they’ve proved amazing. They use smarter measures to prevent against hacks and attacks, and they are so easy to set up! Although my web server did meet with a DDoS attack a month after I migrated over, my sites were not

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