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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

Super Simple Sesame Onigiri

Traveling to a new place is something to be excited for, and in my humble opinion, the snacks that you eat along the way to wherever you’re going ought to be just as anticipated.  Because it’s the New Year (and because we’re leaving for…

January 7, 2018

Spiced Chickpea Soup w/Quinoa + Tomato

There are two kinds of days around here; the Great Lunch days, and the Not-As-Great Lunch days. The Not-as-Great-Lunch days are those when I find myself up to my eyeballs in pastries or recipe tests and I can’t find the green smoothie I’m sipping…

December 18, 2017

A Vegan Apple + Walnut Spice Cake for Everyone

I won’t soon forget the first time I ever nailed my vegan olive oil cake recipe; it was one of the first things I baked after moving back to Colorado from San Francisco. It was rosemary-scented and chocolate-studded, and it popped out of the…

December 12, 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

My Almond Butter + Chia Airport Oatmeal

As I type this, I’m 30,000 feet up in the air (which seems to be the only time I find to write recipes + share things with you here. Yipes.) I’m headed to California to ride 300 miles in 3 days w/250 amazing culinary…

May 15, 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

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