Asparagus, pea and goat cheese scramble

This delicious, quick and easy breakfast dish contains a balance of nourishing fats, high-quality protein and low-glycemic carbs. Best of all, it’s a great way to get vegetables into your breakfast; for if you want to meet the official target of 9-13 servings of vegetables and fruits a day, you should start with breakfast! (Check […]

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Turbo Thai Chicken Curry

This is the perfect meal for a busy weeknight. All you need are vegetables (use whatever’s in season or in your fridge/freezer; mushrooms, zucchini, carrots, asparagus, broccoli, etc. – they all work great here), a few pantry items like Thai curry paste, coconut milk and frozen chicken (or other protein foods like shrimp, extra-firm tofu, […]

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Emergency Chocolate Cake

Have you ever experienced a chocolate cake emergency? I have, and it’s intense. It usually hits at the end of a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day when your willpower reaches zero and all you want to do is dive head-first into a large dessert. Most recently, I experienced it after a white-knuckle drive […]

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A Plateful of Love

Funny how comfort food means different things to people. For some, it’s mac & cheese. For others it’s tofu and kimchi soup. For me, it’s lentil stew. Not just any old lentil stew; it’s this smoky, meaty, garlicky one I crave — one of my top-three favorite childhood meals. We didn’t have much money when […]

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Dairy-free Bircher muesli (Overnight Oats)

One of my all-time favorite breakfasts is Bircher Muesli, a dish of oats soaked overnight in yogurt and served with fruits and nuts. It was developed over 100 years ago by Swiss doctor Maximilian Bircher-Benner and remains wildly popular in Switzerland (see my dairy version of Bircher muesli here). I often serve this at workshops […]

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