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An Open Letter to United Airlines: Bring Back the Banana, Please

An Open Letter to United Airlines: Bring Back the Banana, Please image

“Excuse me, could I get a banana please?” I said to the flight attendant on my recent flight from SFO to JFK. “Oh, I’m sorry we stopped that.” “Stopped what,” I asked? “Offering bananas as a snack.” “Ok what can I get instead?” I asked. “A cookie,” he replied. The flight attendant did not agree […]


Miso, Mushroom and Kale Soup

Miso, Mushroom and Kale Soup image

I was in the mood for a comforting, miso broth with noodles last night so I came up with this simple soup! A salubrious immune system is our number one defense against all sickness and disease. A diet rich in whole, fresh fruits and vegetables is essential to that. Fermented foods, such as miso, soy […]


Simple Red Curry Coconut Squash

Simple Red Curry Coconut Squash image

I found this beautiful red kuri squash at the Palo Alto Farmer’s Market this weekend and was feeling very inspired to make a delicious red curry coconut sauce to compliment it. My first attempt to execute a red curry recipe from one of my cookbooks went horribly wrong. So I had to chuck it out […]


Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie image

Instead of turkey and pie (and hopefully football) David and I opted to spend our Thanksgiving week in Costa Rica indulging in sun and clear water, yoga and surfing, tropical drinks and fresh fish.  But before our departure a small taste of Thanksgiving was necessary. David’s favorite part of Thanksgiving is the sweet potato pie his mother […]


Easy Breakfast Recipe – 5 Minute, No Cook Muesli

Easy Breakfast Recipe – 5 Minute, No Cook Muesli image

With a 5 minute prep time this is the perfect grab and go breakfast. I throw this together the night before I have an early flight because I know I won’t have time to eat at home and the breakfast options at the airport always leave me feeling worse than the 5 am wake up […]


Chili Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Chili Stuffed Poblano Peppers image

The last in the Hearty Vegetable Chili series these stuffed peppers are quick and easy to put together. With the Chili stuffing already made all you have to do is slit, stuff and bake the peppers. Serve them with bulgur, brown rice, farro or any grain.


Vegetable Chili Over Quinoa

Vegetable Chili Over Quinoa image

Behold an apt illustration of ‘effortlessly healthy’ and another extremely easy thing to do with the Hearty Vegetable Chili recipe. This recipe needs very little explanation. I simply set aside a few cups of the chili before I added the grains. The next day I served it over quinoa topped with cilantro and sunflower seeds. Delicious and […]