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...

February 21, 2020

Sometimes the easiest way to get dinner on the table is to cook up some quick pasta - and Baby Zand as most kids love it. I usually get the quinoa and brown rice pasta from Trader Joe's and I also love the chickpea pasta from Banza. During the 4 Week Health Kickstarter...

December 11, 2019

Welcome to Day 11 of the Stress Less Holiday Advent Calendar. Today we are going to cook together to nourish your body from the inside out. I know this is a busy time and cooking nourishing food often gets neglected. The easiest thing you can do is to make the same or...

October 30, 2019

So this has been an interesting week for us. Our power was cut again due to high winds and this presenting a huge fire danger. Honestly, I am a combination of really pissed off and annoyed, but also very very grateful that so far we have been spared from a real disaste...

October 18, 2019

Originally I wanted to call this corn bread cheese cornbread, but I know that is misleading. I never use real cheese in my recipes and I would be lying if it tastes exactly like the real thing. So over the years I have tried not to call recipes by their inspiration, an...

October 8, 2019

This salad is the perfect fall companion at the table. It makes you feel full and comforted while also filling up your plate with goodness. You can even serve it warm if you prefer a warmer dish at this time of the year. 

The key to this recipe is that each co...

September 24, 2019

Fall is officially here, but I am not quite ready to throw on the boots and cardigans just yet... well also it is officially heat wave weather here in the Bay Area, so we are definitely still enjoying the last of our delicious popsicles. Just a quick reminder to downlo...

July 16, 2019

Living in Asia means that I have come across some fun veggies and fruits over time. Buddha's hand is a citrus fruit, that is shaped more like a claw than an actual hand. Dragonfruit is still by far the most beautiful fruit to me. And then there is bitter melon, which h...

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...

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...

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