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Lunch and Dinner

Mushroom Miso Ramen

By On January 22, 2017

This recipe has a few moving parts but if you have some extra time on your hands, it’s well worth it. The broth uses mushroom base as well as fresh mushrooms, producing… Read More

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Sausage Lentil Stew

By On January 17, 2016

As promised via Instagram, here’s the recipe for this soul-warming stew. Lentils are one of the cheapest sources of protein and iron, and have a magnificent way of adding a velvety texture… Read More

Garlic recipes

Immune Boosting Foods + Recipe for an Invigorating, Immunity-Building Soup

By On January 13, 2015

Flu season is upon us and being sick is no way to ring in the new year. I didn’t get my flu shot this year – because I’m invincible (hah!) – so I’m… Read More

sweet potato stew
Diabetic Friendly

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Lentil Stew with Poached Egg

By On November 17, 2014

A hearty stew to keep you warm and satisfied. This meal is loaded with protein, complex carbohydrates, and disease-fighting antioxidants, and is sure to keep you healthy during flu season. Eat up!… Read More

Diabetic Friendly

Enoki, Oyster and Cremini Mushroom Soup with Scallion and Tofu

By On February 15, 2014

I was thrilled when Colleen brought home a variety of mushrooms from the local Asian market. What to do with them all?! Enokis, oysters and creminis. We decided to keep it simple… Read More


Creamy Cauliflower Soup

By On December 1, 2013

Along with broccoli and other cruciferous veggies, cauliflower and brussel sprouts are in the Brassica plant family and are widely known for containing high levels of disease fighting antioxidants called sulphoraphanes –… Read More


Curry Butternut Squash Soup

By On October 16, 2013

Squash. Who doesn’t love squash? It’s such a creamy and comforting food, packed with nutrition.  Seasonally, it’s a fall/winter crop and clearly, it was created to fill our bellies and warm our… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Sweetpotato Tempeh Chili

By On October 13, 2013

I received free samples of California sweetpotatoes mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Sweetpotato Council and am eligible to win… Read More

Food for Thought

Cazuela: A Typical Chilean Dish

By On April 6, 2013

During our stay in San Pedro de Atacama (an immense desert),Chile, we stumbled upon this typical Chilean style dish, Cazuela. The staff running our hostel were cooking it up in the kitchen… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Vietnamese Noodle Soup

By On January 26, 2013

After eating at Little Saigon, I’ve been dying to re-create one of their awesome soups. The time has come. It’s basically a buckwheat noodle soup filled with vegetables, garlic, ginger, jalapeño and cilantro. Such… Read More