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Recipes: Maca Maple Amaranth Porridge + Rosemary Red Juice

In September, I was given the task by my Ayurvedic practitioner to avoid cold, raw foods in my diet until spring. That meant no more giant green smoothies bowls for breakfast (gasp!). As a former raw food chef, I would have protested this request and refused the notion that the very thing I believed to be most nourishing could actually be creating imbalance in my body!

I first began my raw …

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Film: Vidya Seasonal Kitchen | Winter

I can hardly believe a full year has gone by already and the Vidya Seasonal Kitchen project is coming to a conclusion with this winter installment. I created this video series as a way to explore the deeper connection between the food we eat and the way we align with the seasons.  What it revealed to me was that each season has its own energy, from the Keep Reading

Recipes: Thanksgiving Guide 2014

Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday of mine for many reasons….spending hours in the kitchen with no apologies and nowhere else to be, roasted root veggies, friends around the table, roasted root veggies, post-meal lounging, did I mention root vegetables yet? This year, I’ve created a few new recipes to share (like the pomegranate, persimmon and pumpkin kale salad above!) and curated a guide of my favorite holiday-inspired dishes from a …

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Film: Vidya Seasonal Kitchen | Fall

Each season, I share a peek inside my kitchen and what I’m cooking to create balanced health in the Vidya Seasonal Kitchen video series. Sometimes health means slowing down and enjoying the journey. For me, there’s nothing like a road trip and time spent in nature to reconnect with myself and with loved ones. This fall, my friends and I took to the open road and headed east …

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Recipes: Sea Noodle Salad for STUDY Journal

I grew up by the ocean on a little island in Southeast Alaska.  Fishing was a big part of the local culture, and seaweed a delicacy that came with it. The local tribes of the area – Haida, Tlingit & Tsimshian – had their own special ways of preparing seaweed into useful tools and edible delicacies.  Think pickled bull kelp and beach asparagus, dried bladderwrack , sea lettuce salads, herring …

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Recipes: A Late Summer Juice + Williams-Sonoma Juice Week

It’s “Juice Week” at William-Sonoma, and I was asked to share my favorite seasonal recipe using a savory spice or tangy ingredient that will undoubtedly kick your juiced drink up a notch.  As you know, I’m an avid year-round juicer with a love for using unique herbs and spices to make juicing a little more interesting.  If any season calls for a good juice, it’s summer…and …

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Recipes: Fig & Plum Compote over Cardamom Vanilla Ice Cream

This week you’ll find me over on Pure Green Magazine talking about what seasonal alignment through Ayurveda means to me and sharing a recipe for my favorite cooling summer ice cream.  I’ve had the honor of being a community leader alongside plant food bloggers, Lindsey Love and Laura Wright, for the #PGMinseason project.  So far, we’re …

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Recipes: Papaya, Peach & Lime Juice + My New Summer eBook

A few weeks ago I launched the second installment in my new “Seasonal Juicing” eBook series! As you know, I’m an avid year-round juicer, but I also believe in the power of eating seasonally and following the natural rhythms of the earth. I wanted to create a guide that allows you to reap the benefits of daily juicing, while highlighting seasonal produce, herbs and spices that help keep your body balanced …

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Recipes: Chocolate Cherry Crumble

I’ve been holding this recipe for the past few weeks in complete anticipation of sharing it with you all! Before the last of our summer cherries slip away, here you are…a chocolate cherry crisp with (gasp!) almost but not quite five ingredients! That’s right, I created a recipe with less than 10 ingredients for once.  My friends over at The Fresh Exchange blog have this nifty …

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