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A Simple Smoothie Breakfast Bowl

As it turns out, eating your way through a city is really hard. I know! It sounds crazy. But really it’s true.  Because unless you’re out to gorge yourself  (you’re not, even if you joke that you are) you want to feel hungry and…

April 11, 2017

Superseed Energy Bars (for Making Change)

The weather is warm here in Austin, and things are in bloom. Which seems fitting because SXSW started just yesterday and already there are all sorts of exciting seeds of projects being planted and sprouting healthy ideas of their own.  I flew down yesterday…

March 10, 2017

Raw Date + Pecan Bars

I originally came up with this quick little recipe several years ago when I was training for my first Boston Marathon in the middle of a full Ironman season; I was working in a restaurant and I was starving. All the time. “The training…

November 17, 2016

Miso + Maple Chia-Oatmeal Bowls

I spent a good bit of time bouncing around Colorado last week w/this crew, riding bicycles, cooking food/eating food and it wasn’t until I was riding in the car back from Aspen, with the ridiculously beautiful blue sky stretched as far as I could…

June 20, 2016

Dandelion + Basil Pesto for Grilled Flatbread

I’ve never known fields of wildflowers in Colorado in July. I didn’t grow up with visions of lush forests blooming over the foothills in my backyard. And never in my most vibrant memories do I remember thistles as tall as I was, grasses so…

July 19, 2015

Sweet + Salty Spiced Granola

I’m no longer surprised when, the night before were meant to leave Montana, we decide to stay an extra day. Because a ridiculous amount of snow fell and buried the car, because torrential rainstorms were tracked along our route, because there are more raspberries…

February 23, 2015

Awesome Homemade Energy Bars

We were some 7 miles into our snowy hike in the Indian Peaks Wilderness when we finally pulled the peanut butter filled pretzels from the bottom of my backpack. Pulling a couple of crunchy little bites from the resealable bag and popping them in…

January 11, 2015

A Great Winter Porridge Recipe

To be clear, this was our fourth move in one year; from Berkeley into storage then to Portland. From Portland – and from storage- into moving pods. From moving pods to Boulder, and then from our little rental four doors down to a place all…

December 4, 2014

Sopa Verde del Jardín

Someday, maybe I’ll share the story of my father’s house with the world. How its more than just a house, that its part of our family history, and that its more to him than just a family history. I’d tell about its quirky attributes,…

October 9, 2014