April 23, 2019

Ok, Thai and quinoa in one recipe doesn't seem very traditional. It's not. But it is the coolest creation by one of my favorite restaurants in the Bay Area: Daughter Thai in Mont Clair. I have to say, having lived in Thailand for 3 years, I have become somewhat of...

April 16, 2019

Easter is almost here, so it's time for yummy carrot cake. Even though carrot cake sounds healthy - carrots are a vegetable after all, right? - most are filled with processed vegetable oils, refined sugar, and gut inflaming flours. And as you may know by now, I set out...

April 9, 2019

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I came back from our holiday with hives all over my body. I am not sure if it was stress, jetlag, sleep deprivation, pollution, exposure to other chemicals or pesticides or whatever else. Either way, I have been scratching m...

February 19, 2019

All I want at the moment is creamy comfort food that brings a little heat. Thai food can be quite cooling because it is hot in Thailand, and you want freshness from your meals. But when you combine the heat of chili and ginger with the freshness of lime and the density...

January 23, 2018

This soup is definitely a fridge clean out situation. You can throw in any veggies, and it will taste great! It requires minimal seasoning, and I will give you plenty of options below for whatever you have on hand. The best thing about this soup is that you spent a few...

October 18, 2017

With Diwali here tomorrow, I just had to post another dahl recipe (also check out this spinach pumpkin dahl). This dahl is epic. It's the best thing to warm you up from the inside with these quickly dropping temperatures. And the best thing: it's so easy to throw toget...

July 23, 2017

Burgers and BBQs are summer staples. As soon as you eat more plant-based though, you are kind of left out of the fun. I mean you can only eat so many corn on the cobs until they come out of your ears. And sometimes you just really want a juicy burger to bite into. Taad...

October 4, 2016

Do you crave warming comfort food, too as soon as the temperatures drop? I need creamy, warm deliciousness for every meal. I start my days with warming oatmeals - check out the free Warming Breakfasts eBook for yummy ideas! And lunch and dinner are alway a combination...

January 14, 2016

When I was in university, I loved pasta. I pretty much had white pasta every day, hence blowing up to my heaviest ever without any real nutrients in my diet. Over time I have found healthier pasta versions to still get a pasta kick once in a while: whole wheat, brown r...

November 16, 2015

Soups are my favorite dinner in the winter. Quick, easy, and they store well in the fridge and freezer! Often enough, I just throw some vegetables into the Thermomix, add vegetable broth, and let it simmer for 20 minutes until completely done. However, to make a soup e...

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