Coconut flour pancakes

Coconut Flour Pancakes

It is winter time here in San Francisco and that means I am having strong urges to bake. Those urges feel particularly strong on cozy Sunday mornings. I have tried …

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Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus

I have long shirked the flavors of overly granola, “hippie” snacks, due to the fact that I was raised on too much granola and hippie snacks.But low and behold, as …

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At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.

-Michael Pollan

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They call me Miss Bi-Bim-Bastic

Korean food is my is my weakness: spicy meats, fermented ban chan, and that smokey hair smell that does not wash out for weeks.  I love it all, but could …

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VietnameseKaleSalad

Vietnamese BBQ Kale Salad

Take a bunch of sardines, chop ‘em up heads and all, rub salt all over everything, cover with water and let it sit out for three months. Gross right? Wrong. …

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Grilled Veggies with a Miso Dipping Sauce

You are not truly a grill master until you have learned the ropes of the vegetable. Grilled vegetables on their own, or along side your protein, make any meal more …

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Goji Berry Weekend Smoothie

This smoothie is begging to be enjoyed in the sunshine! Treat yourself to some pampering over the weekend! INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 cups almond milk 1/4 cup goji berries 2 tbsp …

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Zucchini & Potato Gratin with Cashew Cream

Zucchini & Potato Gratin with Cashew Cream

Zucchini & Potato Gratin with Cashew Cream One of the challenges of turning a dish healthy is how to replace dairy. I’m always looking to replace saturated fats with something …

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At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.

-Michael Pollan

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5 ways to stick to your exercise plan

1. Set realistic goals. Let’s get real, are you really going to wake up at 6am to run across the city? If yes, great. But if your more likely to press …

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Stocks and Broths

Homemade broth is one of those ancient dishes we have let fall to the wayside. For centuries stocks and broths were the backbone of a family’s nutrition, but now it …

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Beet-o-De-Gallo

Beet-o De Gallo

For me, beets are nostalgic. They remind me of family dinners and of my father.  Even way out in Hawaii, he always managed to bring beets to our table, along …

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