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A Balancing Cinnamon-Spiced Carrot + Apple + Yam Tonic

Perhaps this is the balancing concoction you’ll need when you wake up AFTER Halloween tomorrow morning; a little unsteady after a big, spooky night? I’m not trying to sound like your mother – really. But that’s where my mind is at, returning home after…

October 31, 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

Maple + Meyer Lemon Whiskey Sour

In the six years since the inaugural Birthday Bakery Ride, the tradition has morphed from a single day of bike-riding, bakery-fueled glory into an entire weekend of riding and eating, soaking up this special little speck of Sonoma. It’s gone from being a simple day of…

February 1, 2017

Beet + Berry Smoothie

I know that traveling around the country, meeting new people, doing new + interesting stuff and living out of a suitcase sounds really glamorous. Far more glamorous than sitting in the same place, at the same desk day after day, I’m sure. But I’m going…

May 20, 2015

Iced Coffee + Cacao

It’s all happening right now. I mean, right now. It’s like we’re riding on the most wonderful endless carousel (with non-annoying music-box sounds) of exciting opportunities, things to explore, and projects to take on and we don’t want to get off or pass up…

August 20, 2014

Bubbly Citrus-Berry Punch

Past the sound, through Seattle, around the lake, down a few skinny pine-and-oak-lined rural roads and at last to Jac’s house in Snohomish County I drove, arriving in the misty mid-afternoon and – by dusk – we were cooking in preparation. Thanksmas is a…

December 28, 2013