The theme of Sprouted Kitchen blogger Sara Forte's second cookbook? The humble bowl, keeper of vibrant grain salads, warming soups, indulgent ice cream sundaes and the occasional soggy cereal. The James Beard Award-nominated author zeroes in on composing healthy but delicious dishes for all meals of the day, from pumpkin pie steel-cut oats to strawberry-studded tabbouleh—and all with her signature breezy, Cal-Mediterranean flare.

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