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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

Great Homemade Honey Graham Crackers

What’s happening right now?!  I’m easing back into the grind in Boulder, after a fantastic couple of weeks in California. It was a whirlwind of zipping around, exploring new roads, foraging new ingredients, cooking up new flavors in unexpected places, meeting new people, zipping…

May 4, 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

Simple Cinnamon Roll Biscuits

  “The problem is not the problem. Its your attitude about the problem.” – Captain Jack Sparrow I remember many a time, not that long ago, standing at the top of a tricky, loose, rocky descent squeezing the brakes of my mountain bike and…

July 21, 2016

Honey-Caramel Granola Bars

I’m still reeling from all the lovely little details of our ladies weekend in Rocky Mountain National Park. By night, we were eating, drinking and enjoying the “too much wine” approach that applies to most gatherings of good friends, but during the day, we…

January 1, 2016

Travel Snacks

It’s been just over a week now, since we moved into the new place and slowly but surely, were starting to feel at home. The jumbled mess of belongings that was lumped into the hallways and rooms of our little spot in the world…

December 9, 2014

Date-Oat Bars

By any conventional definition, I didn’t “train” for this trail race we did in Vail County this past weekend. It’s not that I forgot that preparing well is an important part of performing well, it’s just that – somehow – structured preparation for this…

July 21, 2014

Black Sesame + Carrot Bread

There is a off-beat joke circulating around my group of colleagues about my Asian-ness. Apparently, I become more and more Asian, the more I collaborate with them, as if their Chinese + Filipino heritage is rubbing off on me. This is clearly something that…

June 16, 2014

Coconut Berry Chia Pudding

It’s far too late for me to have any business typing and publishing a recipe; I have another 4am wake up call tomorrow morning to turn on the rice cooker so we can make up rice cakes, and breakfast, for riders here at the…

May 29, 2014

His + Hers Roadtrip Popcorn

For months now, I’ve wanted a miso popcorn. I wanted – somehow, some way – for this salty staple of japanese cuisine involved in our snacking. My preoccupation is peculiar because I don’t really hanker for popcorn, unless we’re on a road trip (and we…

April 27, 2014