Little Lentils, Big Love

Little Lentils, Big Love

Lentils are mighty where it counts. High in protein, fiber and iron, they’re that small, understated kid in middle school who would approach the chin-up bar for that annual presidential fitness test and make ten pull-ups look easy…pause…then do 20 more. They deserve a standing ovation! According to Wiki, lentils have been consumed by people for … Continue reading

Fresh Ginger Cake

Fresh Ginger Cake

This cake sings with zing. It is bold. If you’re like me, and you ask for seconds and then thirds of the pickled ginger that accompanies your sushi order, you will love this cake. If you find ginger’s zip unappealing, then you can stop reading now…but I promise you’ll be missing out. Oh, hello! I’m … Continue reading

Moroccan Spiced Cauliflower Couscous

Moroccan Spiced Cauliflower Couscous

Doesn’t 2014 sound like the distant, sci-fi future? It does to me. Who knows what’s going to happen? Truly. I think one of the most significant discoveries of 2013 for me has been this: All I know is I don’t know. So, just in the nick of time before the future takes over, I declare this cauliflower … Continue reading

Wilted Winter Salad

Wilted Winter Salad

Sounds depressing. Wilted. Winter. Waaa waaaaaaaa. But, this is not a sad salad. I promise. This salad is the San Francisco version of winter, with bursts of bright pomegranate seeds and creamy sweet potato. It’s colorful, flavorful and exceedingly healthy. So healthy that I thought about putting “detox” in the title, but then I’d have to … Continue reading

Apple Abundance

Apple Abundance

Apple picking results in apples. Simple. The more apples you pick, the more apples you have. The thing is, when in the act of picking, this is an easy concept to forget. First of all, the orchard smells so good. The air is apple scented – real apple, not The Body Shop apple spray we wore in … Continue reading