The Power Salad

The Power Salad

I am beyond excited to share this recipe with you!  This salad is hands-down my all-time favorite, and it makes its way into my meal plan at least once a week.  It is delicious, simple to make, and bursting with nourishment! Since leafy greens are the pinnacle nutrient dense foods, learning to make delicious salads is such an important life … [Read more...]

Smoked Salmon with Potato Latkes

Smoked Salmon and Potato Latkes

We're heading to Scandinavia this week and I'm getting in the mood with smoked salmon and potato latkes!  Smoked salmon is one of my favorite sources of omega-3's and I try to eat it once a week if possible.  I often eat it on toast or a bagel, but occasionally I take the time to make potato latkes and it is oh so much better! My Mom's secret … [Read more...]

Cracking Walnuts


It was a rainy day in southern France and I sat around cracking walnuts with my godfather. There is something deeply soothing about a repetitive motion like cracking nuts - it keeps the hands busy and allows the mind to wander. It is perfect for long conversations or contemplative thoughts. In this case it was the former, but when my hands are … [Read more...]