June 12, 2019

I was going to post a different recipe today, but I whipped this up on the weekend for a goddess day, and it was so delicious, I thought I should share it here, especially because it is just so easy! Perfect to whip up after a busy day for a quick dinner. Summer squash...

May 14, 2019

I have been working non stop on my next ebook all about detoxes and cleanses. I am writing all about the fad cleanses out there, how our body works, and what we can do to truly support it... which always comes back to eating real, whole foods. There is no magical formu...

March 12, 2019

Tamarind is a very sour, tropical fruit that grows in little pods, and is used in cooking all around the world. It can be used for both savory dishes such as chutneys and pickling, and sweet dishes such as drinks and desserts. The most amazing fact about tamarind is th...

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...

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...

March 25, 2017

Spring is coming, and my need for cooked, warm foods is going away. All winter long I barely ate a salad because I was just so cold the whole time. Now that it is getting warmer, the thought of having a salad sounds more appealing. And this lentil salad is perfect to e...

November 8, 2015

 

With Indian Diwali - the festival of light - happening this week, I am posting this delicious pumpkin spinach dahl recipe. It’s super easy to make, don’t get intimidated by the length of ingredients or the fact that everyone says, Indian food is so complicated to make...

August 16, 2015

I am so grateful to be featured on Life Is Coming From Me’s blog about my wellness journey. Lauren is a true wellness inspiration, turning her own life from internally dying at her HR desk job into a lively yoga practice she openly shares with anyone in her classes. 

 

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March 2, 2015

 

Winter just does not seem to want to stop this year here in Shanghai! So I’m making a sour lentil and kale soup for dinner tonight. It’s all gorgeously green and I am using my own homemade vegetable broth - double yay! You can of course use any kind of broth you have...

November 8, 2014

I had a hard time deciding which recipe to post as my very first one on this blog. So why not something comepltely new and different? We got a slow cooker as a wedding present, and today I tried it out. I made a delicious lentil stew with a Mediterranean vibe - think r...

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