Butternut Squash Risotto

The next time you need an idea for a dinner party, consider this elegant, silky, and creamy butternut squash risotto. It takes a bit of time and attention to prepare, but it’s worth the wait. It’s flavored with butternut squash purée, roasted butternut squash, and crispy sage leaves that also give a nice vibrant dash of… Read More

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches

Here’s a cool culinary ingredient to try if you haven’t yet had it.   Nutritious, exotic, and enormous, jackfruit is interesting and intriguing for a variety of reasons. It was probably one of the biggest vegan food trends last year because its texture (not flavor) is similar to pulled pork. Remember though, its a fruit.… Read More

Eat Well, Live Well: A Whole Food, Plant-Based Workshop

Hi friends, To those of you in the Washington, D.C. area, on June 11th I’ll be facilitating a workshop about eating a plant-based diet. The workshop will take place at Blue Heron Wellness. We’ll discuss some practical, easy and tasty ways to incorporate whole and plant-based foods into your and your family’s diet! What are… Read More

Barefoot Books

Have you heard of Barefoot Books? They are bright and beautifully illustrated children’s books and CDs that celebrate the joy of childhood, diversity, inclusivity and the planet we all share. I fell in love with them when my son was a baby. We were visiting The Getty and before leaving decided to take a quick peek in their… Read More