With Valentine’s Day here, love is the topic on everyone’s mind. And I myself have been trying to wrap my own mind around this topic of unconditional love lately. But love is a wildly complex thing I’m learning the older wiser I get. In relationship, it can either make us soar or bring us to our knees in tears. Culturally, most of us have known love as a conditional …Keep Reading
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There’s a reason chocolate is synonymous with love. Cacao, the plant that forms your favorite treats, has naturally occurring compounds called “Anandamides” that trigger neurotransmitters in the brain to create a state of euphoria. In Sanskrit, the root word “Ananda” means bliss – so quite literally, chocolate can curate an experience of love and bliss in the body and mind. These healthy chocolate truffles are made from mineral-rich tahini …Keep Reading
One of the greatest parts of food blogging is being able to connect with incredible artisans, makers and culinary creators from around the world. And if there’s one thing I’ve seen in this community – there are some seriously talented women out there shaping the way we eat, think, and feel about food! This year, I decided to launch a new series on the Vidya blog to highlight some of the kitchen goddesses out there …Keep Reading
I’m writing you from Tulum, Mexico right now with sand in my toes and salt in my hair. I’m one happy girl right now! Tulum has long been my soul spot, you know that place in the world where your heart softens and opens up a little more to hear the whole universe sing with beautiful synchronicity.
I traveled here last week with the Integrative …Keep Reading
One of the greatest parts of food blogging is being able to connect with incredible artisans, makers and culinary creators from around the world. And if there’s one thing I’ve seen in this community – there are some seriously talented women out there shaping the way we eat, think, and feel about food! This year, I decided to launch a new series on the Vidya blog to highlight some of the kitchen goddesses out there who …Keep Reading
With this cake I’m celebrating my 26th birthday! I can hardly believe a whole quarter of a century has passed already, wasn’t I just blowing out the candles to a white chocolate persimmon cake? With my birthday so close to the new year, this has always been a time of introspection, …Keep Reading
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 …Keep Reading
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 …Keep Reading
Summer Solstice Blessings dear friends! I couldn’t be more thrilled to share with you my newest collaboration video with Choate House. This is our third video together, and perhaps my faorite, as I got to ride vintage cruisers with boyfriend and lounge in a bohemian-inspired tent in my backyard for the filming of this video! When I moved to Oklahoma, never in a million years did I dream …Keep Reading