If you're anything like me, you may crave delicious meals with loads of veggies, but not necessarily in the form of a traditional salad. I like salads. But being a Vata Dosha (in Ayurvedic practice), I crave roasted root veggies to help keep me grounded. I have had a lot of fun experimenting with ... Read More about Warm Autumnal Bowl
My neighborhood farmer's market still has abundant peaches, even in early October. Peaches are my favorite fruit, so I have been looking for ways to keep this summer treat in my regimen for as long as I can. Often I will add peaches to salads, smoothie bowls, or desserts. In this breakfast dish, ... Read More about Embracing Seasonal Produce
Last week I had done a huge grocery shopping over the weekend and had completely forgotten that I needed to make the salad for my book group. Fortunately, being caught unprepared is often when you create the most interesting and delicious things! I always have several dark leafy greens on hand. I ... Read More about Bookgroup Salad + Dark Leafy Greens
Turmeric has made a lot of headlines lately. It's now widely known to be a power nutrient. An Indian spice, it is attributed to fending off Alzheimer's disease by many health experts because it is a brain-protecting agent. It is an anti-inflammatory and has success in treating menstrual ... Read More about Mango Turmeric Smoothie Bowl
School is back in session, and whether you have kids or not, things are busier. Once again there is homework, evening work engagements, team practices or pick-up games. Your monthly book group has begun again. All your pals want to set summer catch-up dates on the calendar. The quiet of summer has ... Read More about Back to School: Easy Meal Prep!
Last week my sweet niece from Portland, Maine celebrated her first birthday. We were going to be together for the special day, at the seashore in Delaware. They were traveling a long distance to get there, so I offered to take care of the birthday cake. Her family is vegan and we didn't want to ... Read More about Almond Raspberry Jam Cake with Coconut Cream