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Recipes: Creamy Truffle Pasta with Roasted Romanesco

If you hadn’t guessed by now from my last name, I’m Italian. Okay, I’m part Italian – part Portuguese. I’m just starting to explore my Portuguese roots more, but have always had a clear connection to Italian side via our culinary traditions.

Pasta of some sort was always a staple in my house growing up. My dad taught me our family’s “secret sauce” recipe when I still had to …

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Recipes: Easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with One Part Plant

One of the coolest things about food blogging is all the incredible artisans, makers and culinary creators I’ve been able to connect with from around the world.  And if there’s one thing I’ve seen in this community – there’s 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 …

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Recipes: Delicata Squash Sunshine Salad from Will Frolic for Food

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 …

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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 towards …

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Recipes: Sprouted Mung Bean, Sage & Butternut Squash Soup

It’s officially soup season. Summer held on as long as it could here in Oklahoma (it was 90 degrees last weekend!), but this morning I turned the heater on for the first time since early spring.  It was one of those mornings where you just want to linger in bed as long as you can because it’s far too cozy under the covers and cold feet on …

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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: Moroccan Vegetable Tagine + A Travel Tale

Last week I was rummaging through a box of old keepsakes and came across a journal I kept while I was living in Paris in 2010.  While I was there, my mom and I took a mother-daughter trip to Morocco, an adventure of memories I still cherish dearly.  We started in Taghazout, a sleepy little fishing town turned surf mecca on the coast about an hour north of …

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Recipes: Early Spring Watermelon Radish & Arugula Salad

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 …

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Recipes: The Yogi Bowl

In between long days of teaching and practicing yoga, this recipe has become my go-to for an easy, energizing lunch. The mix of cooked and raw ingredients provides a feeling of grounding nourishment without feeling heavy or weighed down in the afternoon.  It balances flavors of sweet, salty, astringent and bitter – making this a perfect Ayurvedic meets macrobiotic-friendly meal.  And more importantly, it meets the …

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