March 7, 2020

In these times of complete chaos around health I find it soothing to go back to the basics; taking care of myself and my family with the healing foods I cook. The ancient health system of Ayurveda is 5000 years old and they got so many things so right. Using spices suc...

November 1, 2019

It's back! The FREE Warming Breakfasts ebook is back for another winter season to warm you from the inside every single morning. There are endless recipes of oatmeal, variations with other whole grains (the buckwheat bowl with poached pears is killer!), there are overn...

July 5, 2017

Summer is taking its sweet time this year! My tomatoes in the garden don't want to come out yet with these cold temperatures. The popsicles from the free Summer Popsicles eBook are just sitting in the freezer waiting for some summer fun. And Baby Zand and I are hiberna...

January 18, 2016


I am always super excited when I find a new ingredient here in Shanghai. A while back I stumbled upon sumac at the Avocado Lady - a red spice from the Middle East. While it’s been a staple in our kitchen for years for all of the Persian cooking we do, it’s not a very...

July 27, 2015

When looking at shelves in the cooking section of book stores, you will see the trend of raw foods taking off. More and more nutrition conscious people are jumping on the bandwagon. Why? Is it just another diet trend or does it really provide health benefits? Over the...

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