I realize Spring is flying by and I have yet to share the Spring edition of my Great Gluten Free Grain Series... (Psst...if you happened to miss it, Winter brought a beautiful Brussels Sprout Wild Rice Salad and Maple Sage Quinoa.)
Have you been indulging in as much local organic asparagus, artichokes, spring peas, rhubarb and strawberries as I have?!
From having endless local seasonal produce come through the kitchen at the restaurant, to personal visits to the weekend Farmer's markets, I Read more [...]
Here's another Winter installment for the Great Gluten Free Grains Series. Although, with the latest California weather, it feels much more like Spring. Before we know it, those hearty root veggies will be making their exit to pave the way for fresh Spring greens, like asparagus, artichokes and peas, and vibrant fruits like apricots, and my personal favorite, rhubarb!
Not only is seasonal eating more cost effective and better for your community and the environment, it also helps support Read more [...]
My favorite things about curry?! Its warm vibrant spices will cure the darkest of Winter blues, and you can whip it up in a flash, which makes it a perfect Winter weeknight dinner. You can have this beautiful nutritious dish on the table in less than 30 minutes. And often that's all we have the energy for when it's already dark and dreary by 5pm. Make this shrimp curry for a quick yet comforting meal. Want to get festive?! Enjoy a nice warm cup of chai while you make it. 🙂
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Who knew pho could be so easy to make at home?!
Pho is the perfect Winter dish, whether you're trying to get over a cold, wondering how to eat more hot veggies, or it's so cold outside the only thing to do is invite your friends over for a build-your-own pho party followed by a snuggle session near the fire.
My favorite part about this dish is that everyone can make it their own. Simply choose your favorite veggies and garnishes and let everyone build their own bowl. After all, food Read more [...]
Who says pumpkin is just for Fall?! So I may have stretched this year's Paleo Pumpkin Spice season a little long, but I had to make up for missing last year. And in my opinion, there can never be too much pumpkin!
This Paleo Pumpkin Bread recipe is a great treat to make just for having around the house. There's nothing fancy about it, but each slice feels like you are seriously spoiling yourself. While the dark chocolate chips make it pretty decadent, its not very sweet compared to Read more [...]