I have a confession to make. I, Claire Ragozzino, am a goat cheese addict. Okay, addict is an overstatement. But about once a year I get in the mood for goats milk kefir and feta, and I eat it for about a month until I become tired of the dairy and go back to being dairy-free again. There’s nothing wrong with that, right? Well for a long time I felt …Keep Reading
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Equinox Blessings dear friends! Spring couldn’t have come at a better time this year, I was beginning to lose hope that I’d ever see sunshine on my bare skin again. This week I’ve been enjoying daily walks with friends and romancing ideas of outdoor picnics in the park. I’ve grown tired of my root veggies and have already yielded to my cravings for light, raw cleansing …Keep Reading
Somewhere in between traveling to Tulum for pure escapism and a trip to Alaska for a wedding and a workshop…summer happened. My mind is still in May, yet the calendar says it’s…what! Mid-August?!
Perhaps it’s because I’m finally out of school and still adjusting to the different meaning summer has taken on now. But I feel like I missed out on those long lazy days lying under the …Keep Reading
My first introduction to real tabbouleh was through my Lebanese friends in DC. My college roommates and closest friends were from Beirut, so we’d spend a few evenings throughout the year eating incredible home cooked Lebanese food with their families. I was straight up spoiled. They had a big influence on my culinary tastes, and you’ll find my kitchen always stocked with za’atar, sumac, and plenty of fresh …Keep Reading
If you’ve been following my Facebook page, you’re probably beginning to think I subsist solely off of juices and smoothies! I have a fresh juice and a serious green smoothie (by serious, I mean 32oz mason jar filled to the top) everyday to nourish my body with high-alkaline, bio-available, easily digestible nutrients. But a girls gotta eat, and as my good friend Kathleen loves to proudly announce, “I’m an EATER!”. …Keep Reading
In the winter, my body craves cooked foods – as it should! From an Ayurvedic perspective, we should eat warming, grounding foods in the wintertime to keep us well…warm and grounded. So instead of a raw broccoli and chickpea salad, I decided to toast the chickpeas in the skillet with caramelized onions, lightly steamed broccoli and lacinato kale.
If you’re sprouting the chickpeas, make sure to …Keep Reading
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