Recipes & Food

Roasted Turmeric Pepitas

Roasted Turmeric Pepitas

GOLD FOR THE SOUL. This delightful snack is my favorite addition to salads, soups, curries – anything you can think of, really. Pumpkin seeds (aka pepitas) are higher in protein than many other seeds, they’re a great source of tryptophan (with it’s natural calming effects), zinc, iron, omeg3-fatty acids, calcium and B vitmins. Sprinkle them with […]
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Warmed Pumpkin Chia Porridge with Persimmon

Warmed Pumpkin Chia Porridge with Persimmon

AN ENERGY BOOSTING AUTUMN BREAKFAST In general, seeds are high in nutrients and provide anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular benefits. But for breakfast? Absolutely! Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrition. Not only are they a wonderful source of protein, they also have a large range of essential and non-essential amino acids and fiber that help promote […]
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Spicy Curried Lentil Salad Boats

Spicy Curried Lentil Salad Boats

CLEARING THE FRIDGE There have been plenty of times I’ve had to toss perfectly good food because I let it sit for too long in my fridge. According to the Feeding America Organization, 70 billion pounds of good, edible food goes to waste each year in America. That means that nearly 40 percent of all food […]
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Roasted Carrot Curry Chicken Soup

Roasted Carrot Curry Chicken Soup

A CUP OF HEALING POWERS I was never a big curry eater growing up but, as an adult, I’m all over it. Having learned about the healing powers of spices over the years, I began experimenting with ways to add them whenever possible. I especially double up on them during cold and flu season. This […]
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Healing Turmeric Tea

Healing Turmeric Tea

A TONIC FOR TIPPY-TOP HEALTH Turmeric is made from a distinctive orange root that’s native to Indonesia and southern India. A relative to ginger, this warm and peppery flavored-spice is a healing remedy, condiment and textile dye making it a jack-of-all-trades. The active component in turmeric, curcumin, is what makes it the most powerful natural […]
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