Chickpea Chana Masala

Chana Masala You can make this as spicy hot or mild as you prefer, I LOVE a good kick so I put a whole hot pepper into it- whole, so I can fish it out after cooking so as not to mistake it for a cooked tomato. You can use canned or jar tomatoes with […]

Green Juice with Kimchee Brine

I can’t even express how much I love the taste of this juice. It is my go to alkalinizing recovery detox juice. The addition of Beet Kvass, Kimchee or Sauerkraut brine takes this juice to another level of deliciousness- in addition adding a whole slew of vitamins, minerals, and gut loving healthy pro-biotics. SO YUM. […]

Happy Gluten Free New Year with a Side of Yoga!

I am kicking off 2014 with 30 days of YOGA and 30 days of being totally Gluten Free. I am also entertaining giving up alcohol but seeing as I have a compulsion towards extremes, I may not name that one, however, as of now I am 2 days in to no alcohol and several days in […]

Broccoli, Potato & French Lentil Soup / Stew

I love French lentils- they don’t break down like the other lentils so they have a really nice texture when cooked just to tender. They cook pretty quickly and they are a pulse that I keep in the house along side my red lentils. They are super yum in cold or hot salads. To make […]

Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

Fresh Tomato & Basil Sauce 2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced 4c tomatoes, diced 1/4c fresh basil, lightly packed, chopped 1/4t black pepper 1/4c water 1/2-1 fresh cherry bomb, chili or other hot pepper, minced 1/3c extra virgin olive oil 1t salt or to taste In a skillet, add the olive oil and sauté the […]

Summer Pizza On the Grill

So yesterday was unbearably hot, the day before I had a fire going, so needless to say my food plan got confused. My plan was to whip up some Gnocchi’s with my leftover smashed potatoes but there was no way I was gonna be in the kitchen over boiling anything. I had stopped at Walker […]

Fresh Tomato, Cauliflower & Basil Penne (GF)

Fresh Tomato & Cauliflower with Basil Pasta Sauce 1 small head cauliflower, cut and trimmed into bite size pieces 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 large tomato, diced 1/4c extra virgin olive oil 1/4c fresh basil, lightly packed, chopped 1/4t black pepper 1 small cherry bomb pepper, sliced 1t salt or to taste — 1 Pound […]

Heirloom Tomatos, Garlic, Basil, & Olive Oil with Grilled Artisan Bread

I had purchased this beautiful heirloom tomato at the Farmer’s Market on Saturday and it took me until today to actually think of something to make using it- I didn’t want to cook it; although a fresh Tomato Basil Soup or Gazpacho would have been amazing. A fresh pasta sauce crossed my mind but this […]