Posts Tagged ‘food’

White Bean Hummus with Wonder Valley Olive Oil and Black Sesame

July 25, 2017 | 3 Comments
White Bean Hummus with Wonder Valley Olive Oil and Black Sesame

How much do we like hummus? Hummus a high protein dish typically made with chickpeas, but I have been mixing it up using white cannellini beans and adding sesame seeds as a topping. This is such a quick and easy summer dish recipe perfect for summer pot luck evenings or to take for a picnic ...

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Chipotle Cauliflower Tacos & Pineapple Slaw ~ Pamela Salzman

June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Chipotle Cauliflower Tacos & Pineapple Slaw ~ Pamela Salzman

One of my most favorite health and holistic experts Pamela Salzman has just published a book on her recipes. I have been taking classes from Pamela for years, not so much for the incredible wisdom and information, but more so I can partake in eating the incredibly delicious meals she prepares for the classes. Pamela ...

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Springtime Persian Picnic with Negin

An interview with Negin Niknejad

March 25, 2017 | 4 Comments
Springtime Persian Picnic with Negin

One of my favorite childhood memories from growing up in Iran was how during Norooz which is the Persian New Year, people would celebrate Spring in all its glory. This was a time where everyone would create an altar in their homes to signify the ancient Zoroastrian custom of celebrating the natural world. Zoroastrianism is ...

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Granola Bars with Sweet Laurel

Healthy delicious granola bars to travel with

June 23, 2016 | 2 Comments
Granola Bars with Sweet Laurel

Last summer I had the good fortune of traveling to Kenya to an incredible wild animal reserve and resort with some friends. My friend Laurel who had traveled to Kenya, knew of the long traveling schedule ahead and the lack of healthy items at various airports, so she prepared the most perfect going away gift; ...

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Cauliflower Curried Soup

A delicious recipe for the anti-inflammatory vegetable

May 13, 2016 | 2 Comments
Cauliflower Curried Soup

I have been growing and cooking cauliflower since last fall, and still haven’t grown weary of this cruciferous wonder. Cauliflower can be traced to the wild cabbage and originally haled from Asia Minor. It reappeared in the Mediterranean where it became a standard in Turkey and Italy. Cauliflower is anti-inflammatory and rich in vitamin K, ...

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