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Recipes: Thai Green Vegetable Curry

Quest Food (n.) ‘kwest-ˈfüd : a dish so spectacularly satisfying to your tastebuds you spend a lifetime searching for the perfect version of this meal wherever you travel; an endless pursuit for perfection of your desired dish. Example: “Green curry is my boyfriend’s ultimate quest food.” 

That’s right, green curry is an ultimate quest food around this house. So much so, we decided to have a green curry cook-off for the past two weeks! …

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Recipes: Roasted Sweet Potato Falafel Wraps with Garlic Tahini Sauce

In what feels like swimming in a sea of sweets lately, I thought I’d offer a brief respite in a savory recipe.  This recipe ties together a series of posts I did a while back. Remember that radish & hemp seed tabbouleh and the roasted red beet hummus?  These two …

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Recipes: Chopped Summer Salad with Lemon Dill Vinaigrette

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 …

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Recipes: Radish & Hemp Seed Tabbouleh

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 …

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Recipes: Cleansing Cabbage Salad

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!”. …

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Recipes: Toasted Chickpea & Broccoli Salad

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 …

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Recipes: Sunchoke Soup

Sunchokes, also known as Jerusalem artichokes, are hearty winter root vegetables with a jicama-like texture and a nutty, sweet flavor. I first discovered sunchokes at the winter farmers market when I was living in DC, and since then this dish has become my winter go-to on a chilly day.  When it’s cold cold cooold outside, eating warming foods to help balance vata is important – especially for vata …

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Recipes: Simple Kale Chips

Kale Chips. Pure & simple. There are so many varieties out there now, but I still love ’em extra crispy with some coarse pink or sea salt.  Around here, we’re hooked on nutritional yeast, so for all you cheese-flavor lovers, you have the option of tossing in some nutritional yeast and cayenne for an added kick to your kale chips. Enjoy!

SIMPLE KALE CHIPS

1 bunch kale
1/4 cup olive …

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