Julianna Strickland

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homemade corn tortillas

I never liked corn tortillas until I visited Mexico years ago and tasted my first handmade one. WHOA. When they’re hot off the grill they’re soft and warm and so insanely delicious. I asked if someone would teach me how to make them (good news, I found a willing taker) and now they’re something I love making at home.

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blackberry sage gin & tonic

HELLO HALLOWEEN. I am totally smitten with this cocktail. I am a hippie at heart and love burning palo santo, incense, and...you guessed it…dried sage. Burning sage, or smudging, is an ancient spiritual practice thought to get rid of negative energy. Regardless of your beliefs about this, burning sage smells awesome and adds a whimsical and grounding element to this gin & tonic. Fresh muddled blackberries give it a spooky red hue making it perfect for your next All Hallows Eve get-together.

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how to make a bento box lunch

I don’t have kids yet, but I like to think I’m qualified to offer advice on them because 1) I have spent a bajillion hours babysitting and 2) I like a lot of the same things kids like.  So when I say, “hey do this for your kid,” I’m also suggesting things that I already do for myself.  And lunch is included in that suggestion, and not just regular lunch, but really fun lunch.

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pink latte

I love juicing.  I know you lose the fiber when you juice (I KNOW, OK!), and I know it can be a little time consuming and expensive, but I find the process oddly soothing and gratifying.  Not to mention that fresh juice is extremely hydrating and full of vitamins so there we go I'm gonna keep doing it.  High on the list of fun veggies to juice are beets.  Why?  Because they're pink.  And because they're full of B vitamins, folate, and lots of antioxidants.  But mostly the pink thing.

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