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Top 10 SANE Recipes of 2012

This time last year I was writing restaurant reviews.  My most popular posts were the “Best Of” posts where I’d do a round-up of my favorite eating adventures – or my favorite crêpe places – or my favorite scramble spots – or – you get the picture.  Then, at the end of the year I’d do a “20 Favorite Meals of 20XX” post.  People loved them, I guess because they could use them as an easy way to know where to start if they were looking for a great place to eat in Seattle.

Since then I’ve moved on to creating recipes, and instead of doing a round-up of my favorite recipes, I thought instead I’d do a round-up of yours.  Every day we have more and more people stopping by to join our little *SANE eating adventures (Welcome!!), so I figured this might be a great way to introduce new folks to this whole *SANE eating thing.

I would hazard a guess that the favorites were the favorites because on the surface they appear to be things you *shouldn’t* be allowed to eat on most diets.  And that’s the whole point – my goal is to make food that is truly healthier than anything else you’ve eaten prior, and tastes fantastic.  You CAN eat dessert, you CAN eat baked goods, you CAN eat all manner of delicious food and be healthier and slimmer as a result.  As long as they’re *SANE.  Who knew?

The way we eat shouldn’t feel weird, or difficult, or complicated, or punitive.  We shouldn’t feel hungry, guilty, limited, or desperate.  And food should taste fabulous.  This isn’t a diet, it’s how we eat.  And it’s awesome.


The 10 most popular recipe posts of 2012: take a look and see how much yummy stuff you get to eat!Chocolate Berry Cream

1. Chocolate Berry Cream

Hot Nutty Cereal

2. Hot and Nutty Cereal

Cheesy Scones (Biscuits)

3. Cheesy Scones

4. Strawberry Seed Porridge

Mint Chocolate Pudding

5. Mint Chocolate Pudding

Dark Chocolate Espresso Cookies

6. Dark Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Leek and Mushroom Quiche Cups

7. Leek and Mushroom Quiche Cups

Almond Parmesan Squash

8. Almond Parmesan Squash Almond Pear Porridge

9. Almond Pear Porridge

Warm Turkey and Almond Slaw

10. Warm Turkey and Almond Slaw

And for the curious, here’s my personal top 3:Sour Cream and Chive Biscuits

1. Sour Cream and Chive Biscuits – these about made me cry with joy when I took my first bite.

Beet and Tarragon Soup

2. Beet and Tarragon Soup – this soup absolutely knocks my socks off.Creamy Smoked Salmon with Pea Shoots

3. Smoked Salmon & Pea Shoot Saute – fastest, tastiest dinner ever.  Love.

 Have a *SANE and eccentric year, lovely readers!


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