Spinach and Wheat Berry Salad with Miso-Gomashio Vinaigrette

A Zen philosopher once stated, now is all we really have. Each day my son grows older, I marvel at how his personality is developing and am reminded of the importance of savoring each moment. At two he is charming and has a lovely sense of humor. He loves jumping in puddles, numbers, avocados, raspberries, and… Read More

Indian Spiced Cauliflower Soup with Spiced Granola

I know spring officially started last week, but it’s still a bit chilly where I live so for me, it’s still warm and cozy soup season. Fortunately this creamy cauliflower soup can be eaten during the fall, winter or spring. It’s very tasty and super easy to make. And, as I mentioned in my last post, Cauliflower Steaks and… Read More

Soba Noodle Soup Bowl

The French poet Baudelaire said that if wine were to disappear from human production, there would be a void in human health and intelligence, and that would be worse than all the excesses it’s guilty of. Hmmm, would you agree? Today we explore the fourth lesson from centenarians living in the Blue Zones, unique communities that have… Read More

Soba Noodles with Tofu in Spicy Garlic Sauce and Avocado

If at any given time of the day you ask my little one what he wants to eat, he will ask for ayocayo (avocado) and mayo (tomato). Avocado was his first taste of solid food and he’s loved the smooth and creamy flesh of avocados ever since that first spoonful. He eats about one avocado a… Read More