Spring Vegetable Primavera over Mung Bean Noodles

Spring Veggie Primavera

Hello Friends!  It has been a while since I posted on here, and I’m sorry about that.  It’s been a whirlwind spring filled with leading the Spring Refresh & Renew: 10 Days of Clean Eating, co-facilitating Living Whole Redwoods: An Immersion Retreat in Self-Care, and opening my new Boston office space.  It has all been wonderful, but my kitchen … [Read more...]

Black Bean and Veggie Noodles

Black Bean and Veggie Pasta

  Even before I eliminated gluten from my diet I preferred to eat quinoa pasta.  I love the taste, texture, and high protein content.  I often recommend it to clients looking to upgrade the nutritional value of their dishes (or get their toddlers to eat something healthier!).  I'm still a committed quinoa pasta fan, but black bean pasta is … [Read more...]

Quinoa Pasta with Butternut Squash and Mountain Sage

Quinoa Pasta with Butternut Squash and Mountain Sage

It all started on a hike through Montenegro with loads of mountain sage growing along the trail. At first I just picked a few leaves to sniff and play with while hiking, but soon my gathering instinct got the better of me and I had a huge bouquet by the time we reached the summit. I love the smell and taste of sage and have become even … [Read more...]

Greek Pasta Salad

Greek Pasta Salad

There is something about summer that inspires me to make pasta and grain salads. First of all, I love any excuse to use up as many veggies as possible, but I also love that these salads are good warm or cold and can be eaten right away or enjoyed a few days later. They are the epitome of easy, healthy, summer cooking. My standby is a quinoa salad … [Read more...]

Quinoa Pasta with Tangy Peanut Sauce

Quinoa Pasta with Tangy Peanut Sauce

This is one of my favorite recipes -- I love Asian flavors and this a crowd pleaser every time!   This version turns a typically unhealthy meal into a nutritional staple by substituting quinoa pasta for traditional white flour pasta, replacing chicken with tofu, and adding lots of veggies. Quinoa Pasta with Tangy Peanut Sauce Ingredients (serves … [Read more...]