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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Overnight Noats

One of my all-time favorite breakfasts is Bircher Muesli, a dish of oats soaked overnight in yogurt and served with fruits and nuts (see the traditional version of Bircher muesli here). I often serve this at workshops and have yet to meet a person who doesn’t love its fragrant, creamy deliciousness. However, since quite a […]

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11 Reasons To Eat Chia Pudding

I used to dismiss chia pudding as Instagram eye candy that nobody needs, but once I began to ponder its many advantages, I changed my mind. Now I eat it at least twice a week and recommend it to all my clients. Here’s why: It’s ridiculously quick and easy to prepare — no cooking required, […]

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Make breakfast count: Spinach & Parmesan scramble

One of the things I love about intermittent fasting (i.e., not eating for 12+ hours overnight) is that when breakfast finally comes, I really appreciate my food! So much so that, after waiting to eat for many hours, I don’t want to just chug a boring old smoothie

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Pollo con arroz

I love one-pot meals. In part because there’s only one pot to wash. But mostly because there’s something very convivial and comforting about a meal that’s prepared in, and shared from, the same receptacle. Special Snowflakes be warned: here we all eat (from) the same dish. It’s the Mediterranean way. The Instantpot makes one-pot cooking […]

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