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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

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

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