Food, Herbs & Recipes

On Taste (Part 1)

Most mornings when we get up, Robbie and I pay attention to the sounds around us. We name 5 things, taking into account the sounds...

Warm and Nourishing Breakfast Cereal

This morning we made a warm breakfast cereal that has anti-inflammatory properties, tastes great and is nourishing and warming for the body! Fresh spices are...

Vitality JuiceĀ 

This is wonderfully refreshing pick-me-up that's easy to make! The ingredients:   * 1/2 cup pineapple chunks * Handful of kale stalks with leaves *...

Dandelion and Bean Sprout Stir Fry with Freshly Grated Tumeric

Here is an easy to make, delicious and healthy option for a summer meal!   The ingredients:   * 1/2 onion or white part of...

Quinoa and Kale with Garlic Mustard Pesto

The other day I took visiting family members to a Washington DC institution: Politics and Prose.   This bookshop is one of the few remaining...

Wild Garlic Mustard Pesto
(vegan, GAPs, gf)

Aaaah spring! How delightful the plants are as they burst forth with the warmer longer days. It is easy to see why Greek mythology describes...

Wild Rice Mushroom Spinach soup

Snowzilla is coming to the east coast! Here in Washington, DC where we are historically underprepared (case in point: 1/2" snow and 5 miles became...

Thanksgiving Dinner 2015

A couple of people have asked me to post what I was making for Thanksgiving dinner since it is a vegan affair. And gluten free....

Butternut Squash Lentil Soup

I love to grind my own spices. There is something deeply therapeutic about grinding the seeds, releasing the oils and falling into the pungency of...

Avocado Salad

1 avocado 2 tomatoes Juice of half a lemon 1/3 c kalamata and green olives (I like a mix of both) 1/3 cup fresh parsley...