• Coco Almond Butter Cups

    Last Spring after a month in India and the longest return journey ever (42 hours?), I was tired, and tired for a long time. It took me a few weeks to fully recover. To help with recovery, and especially because…

  • Summer Orzo Salad

    It’s summer, and summer in my family means birthday celebrations! Not just the 4th of July, but also the birthdays of a niece, a nephew and my mother who turned a big #0 this year. We celebrated her with a…

  • Green Beans w/Cranberry, Coconut & Pistachio

    Did you know that green beans originated in Peru and migrated across the Americas with nomadic tribes?  Or that European explorers found their exotic butterfly blossoms so beautiful that they used them as ornamentals, not as a food crop? Or that once a…

  • Asian BBQ Tofu with Homemade Hoisin

    Lately I’ve been focused on high protein meals, but I still want them to be plant-based, so in addition to lots of dal, I’ve been making this for lunch a few times a week. It’s so delicious, and with the homemade…

  • Kitchari Pt 2: Crunchy Kitchari Bites & Dumplings

    Did you read my last post about broccoli and some new research suggesting it has properties that help negate the effects of glyphosate from our food? In that post I offered a recipe for a super healthy Kitchari boosted with the detox…

  • White Coco Nut Butter Cups

    This recipe is just like the one in the last post, but without the cacao/chocolate. Why, you might ask, would anyone want to skip the chocolate? Well, these have a deep, rich, pristine taste that really supports whatever topping or layers you…

  • Spring’s Lemony Detox Veg Soup

    It is late May, yes, but it is not too late to enjoy the healing foods of Spring – like this clear vegetable soup with the agni stirring warmth of ginger and the sunny brightness of lemon adding punch to spring’s purifying…