Quinoa Salad with Austrian Pumpkin Seeds and Fresh Currants

You know those times when you’ve got a hodgepodge of things in the refrigerator that need to be used ASAP, before they have to be thrown out? Well that’s how this salad was born. I had some greens (mainly arugula), cooked quinoa, parsley, and gorgeous little clusters of fresh currants from the farmers market. I decided to… Read More

À Table!

Take your pleasure seriously. ~ Charles Eames In French, à table literally means “at the table”. Equivalent to “lunch (or dinner) is ready,” the phrase, à table!, is used in many French homes to let people know when the meal is ready to be eaten. The first time I heard of this phrase, I knew I wanted… Read More

Roasted Orange Cauliflower with Oat Berries and Coconut-Lime Dressing

What is essential is to observe. Get to know your child. If you really recognize what your child needs…then you will respond in the right way. — Dr. Emmi Pikler One of my favorite books is The Little Prince, a worldwide classic by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Though written as a children’s book, the book has… Read More

French Lentil, Avocado and Kamut Salad with Basil Dressing

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.  — Antoine de Saint-Exupery Lately, I’ve been motivated to find ways to get healthier. I already consider myself a healthy person—I eat well, exercise and limit my intake of processed and high fat foods—but I think I can take… Read More