Root Vegetable Galette with Kamut and Fresh Herbs

Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. —Leonard Cohen Mindfulness Like many, I’m often a bit more reflective about my life at the beginning of each year. As we start our journey once again around the sun, I’ve been thinking about how I… Read More

Christmas Morning Porridge

One more recipe before Christmas—nutty and nutrient dense farro slow-cooked in coconut milk that’s infused with star anise, cardamom pods, a hint of maple syrup, and an orange peel. To finish, its topped with hazelnuts, pistachios, pepitas, and dried cranberries. Rustic, warm, nourishing and creamy, this vegan/plant-based breakfast is a perfect way to start Christmas or… Read More

Chocolate Truffles

Handmade chocolate truffles make a delectable holiday gift that will be treasured by all who are lucky enough to be on your Christmas list. Exquisite, rich and easy to make, if you have never made chocolate truffles before, you must give these rich balls of ganache that melt in your mouth a try. Semisweet or bittersweet chocolate… Read More

Spicy Butternut Squash Empanadas

When I cook, I like to remind myself that success in cooking does not come in perfection—nothing is perfect—but rather, I think success comes in the evolution of a dish. To me, what’s interesting is the how a dish can continue to morph and evolve—the risks taken, adjustments of ingredients, spices, and techniques used, etc. This all varies from person to… Read More

Nutty Spelt Butternut Squash Crumble

Cozy crumbles are said to be the comfort food of the season, but they don’t always have to be sweet. Here’s my savory twist on the more common sweet crumble (or crisp) using one of my favorite Fall and Winter vegetables, butternut squash. This season I’ve had fun using it in a variety of non-traditional ways.… Read More