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Crunchy Spiced Quick Pickles

I haven’t been to the grocery store in weeks. I mean it. Not because I haven’t been eating (pfffff) and not because I haven’t been eating well…but because I’ve been living off our local land. Literally. And it has changed everything. Saturdays this summer…

August 16, 2017

A Green Smoothie for Non-Smoothie People

I tried following “The Master Cleanse” when I was teaching and studying yoga in Asia, egged on my colleagues who had “felt the clarity of detoxification” by subsisting on water, cayenne, maple syrup and lemon alone for weeks on end. The first hours went…

May 29, 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

Brown Sugar Tofu Spring Rolls w/Enoki Mushrooms

It was shortly after returning home from California a few weeks back that I received the invitation to host the most excellent little event at this rad little bike shop here in Boulder; its a food + libation series meant to showcase the culinary…

November 18, 2016

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

Savory Oat + Walnut Granola Bars

Last week I shared this lovely scone recipe with you all. I worked for quite some time on it, and loved the process of tinkering and revisiting its creation entailed. Sometimes that’s how it goes in the kitchen and I love it when it…

October 14, 2016

Favorite Peanut Sauce for Fresh Thai Rice Salad

We’ve had a REALLY hot summer in Colorado, which means that cooking has been all about throwing something together in a way that skirts around the oven or the stove. This has made any and all efforts to clean out the cabinets a bit…

August 17, 2016

Mission Avocado Toast

I packed my suitcase those first days in March, anticipating that I wouldn’t really “come back home” again until today. A lot can happen in two months, and there were many things that didn’t happen according to plan. We didn’t finish the race in…

May 5, 2016

Roasted Cherry Tomato Salad for Lunch

I spent all day in the kitchen today, cooking, taking photographs, making notes. Washing cookie dough or olive oil or fruit juice off my hands again and again so that I could type out thoughts on the computer or scribble things in my notebooks,…

September 24, 2015

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