You have your favorites. I know. Me, too. Mac & Cheese (so nostalgic) Burgers Spaghetti Bolognese Cake and frosting… etc. And all these favorites throw a major wrench in any attempts to “go all the the way.” The amazing news? I’ve found that all these dishes can be made sans the animal products. Better for you, ...

One of my core desired feelings (what’s this?) is jubilance. Hence seeking out circumstances and experiences that foster joy and happiness is a major priority for me. And this idea of jubilance is even more, it’s like… happiness jumping. And I like jumping… Danielle Laporte, the creator of this concept of “core desired feelings,” is fabulous woman, author, ...

“The lion is a great meat-eater, and he is called the king of the jungle. But no animal can match the elephant, a complete vegetarian, for pure strength.” -Yogi Bhajan. Chances are, if you’re here reading this blog, you’re at least curious about how you can eat fewer animal products, less meat, and consume more ...

What happens when you pour melted dark chocolate mixed with coconut oil and almond butter into the valley of a thumbprint cookie? A delightful confection. Or… as Chloe and the Brits might say, “A wicked biscuit.” Chloe and I had the pleasure of baking and eating wicked, and delicious, biscuits this last weekend at our cookie-making workshop. In ...

As many of you know, I hid in my kitchen this Saturday. I suppose I was a bit frightened to go out, but also I just needed to be alone with my thoughts and process and mourn. I would say one of the best ways I know how to comfort myself is with… pancakes. Pancakes ...

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Cornbread and chili go together like peanut butter and chocolate, sweet potato fries and spicy ketchup, and… John Travolta and Olivia Newton John. (I had to… 😉 sorry.) The spongey sweetness of the cornbread paired with the spicy zestiness of the chili is a true celebration of flavors and all things holy. Plus there’s something so ‘Merican ...

I have to be honest with you… This recipe was a total accident. A beautiful and delicious one, but an accident never the less. See, I had recently stumbled upon some organic frozen mushrooms at Welcome Bio near Bastille… which inspired all sorts of culinary thoughts. So today I share with you the recipe that ...

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Travel is great. Travel is grand. Jet lag, however, is the absolute worst. Jet lag is when circadian rhythms get totally out of whack, and it can really be overwhelming, exhausting, and über-frustrating. My family lives on the west coast of the United States. Meaning I travel long distances often, and me voilà… an accidental jet-setter. Fortunately there are jet lag ...

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