Pineapple Perfection

Pineapple Cucumber SaladMy very first memory of moving to Hawaii was landing at the Honolulu airport, departing the plane outside and being greeted with handmade leis of Pikake and Plumeria flowers.

Aromatic Rosemary

rosemaryI once read that the great Charlemagne declared: “An herb is the friend of physicians and the praise of cooks.” I wonder what herbs he had at his disposal during his reign?

Spinach: Strong to the Finish

Spinach Strawberry Salad

The Spiel on Spelt


Add Some Adzuki Beans

adzuki_saladBeans are good for you! How many times have you heard that? Well, it's true. Beans are full of fiber, important minerals, vitamins and plant protein.

Turmeric - Absolutely To Dye For

Turmeric, an herb from the ginger family, is a powerful antioxidant and supports healthy inflammation. It's been used in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic Indian medicine for centuries.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side (of Rice)


Parsley - More than Just a Pretty Garnish


More Mighty Miso!

The first time I tasted miso soup I was 9 years old and having dinner with my family at a Japanese restaurant in San Francisco; I thought I'd a tasted a little bit of heaven and was determined to repeat the experience

Lighten Up With Dairy Alternatives



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