Pictures + Places :: Mexico City

April 16, 2018

I woke up on the first morning in Mexico City, and threw open the doors of the rooftop balcony. The sun was just starting to rise over the trees in the park beyond the apartment, a woman was rolling her bicycle with a steaming bin of tamales on the back into the crosswalk below, settling herself to sell to the passers-by heading to work. I watched her cheerfully greeting her customers for some time; long enough for the colors in…

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Cashew + Chamomile + Coconut Dukkah

At this time last week I was in Mexico City, eating churros for breakfast. I was there for just five days – plenty of time to explore and unwind – and by the time I boarded the plane for home, my brain was literally…

April 9, 2018

My Great Green Juices

I’ve been getting lots of great questions about my potentially-obvious juicing rituals; why I’m drinking juices (don’t they have SO much sugar?), what I put in them (don’t they taste icky?), when I drink them (meal replacements?), and how I’m making them. I love…

March 20, 2018

Kitchen 101: The Great Pantry Reboot Part #2

In “The Great Pantry Revamp – Part 1” I showed you my best suggestions for how to reboot your pantry in a way that would inspire healthy meals and snacks. Now, it’s time to purge ingredients that don’t serve this purpose, and replace them…

March 5, 2018

Kitchen 101: The Great Pantry Reboot – Part #1

A few times a year, I do a “pantry reboot.” I clean out the cabinets, the fridge, I purge old ingredients, unused equipment, and aim to shed shopping methods, foods, and patterns that don’t serve my lifestyle, my eating habits (or my wallet.) If…

March 5, 2018

Speedy + Fresh Fried Rice

I almost ALWAYS have leftover rice in the fridge. It’s not an accident; I make a big pot at some point during the week and store it to toss into salads, stir into breakfast grain bowls, whathaveyou. But you know what a really good…

February 26, 2018

Brown Butter Oat + Date Bars

I’m always on the hunt for a great go-to snack for on-the-go, and so when I really started digging into Ottolenghi’s latest book, Sweet, his recipe for Soft Date + Oat Bars immediately caught my eye amidst all of the tantalizing Mediterranean inspired cakes,…

February 16, 2018

Good-For-You Hot Chocolate with Whipped Coconut Cream

As if a mug of hot cocoa wasn’t the cure for what ails you all winter long, this Good-For-You Hot Chocolate recipe is truly chocolate therapy bliss in every way. There aren’t many things that warm me up, calm me down and make me feel…

February 10, 2018

Kitchen 101 : Adaptogens + How to Use Them

Over the past year, I’ve started incorporating adaptogens into my pantry, recipes and weekly regimen. I think you may be interested in doing so too! Adaptogens are a catagory of herbs and mushrooms that help protect the body from the toxic effects of stress;…

February 10, 2018