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...]

Spring Refresh & Renew: 10 Days of Clean Eating

Spring Refresh & Renew

The days are getting longer and spring is in the air!  I love the energy of spring.  I've always been attracted to the energetic pull of new beginnings, rebirth, and positive anticipation. Spring is also an opportunity to refresh our eating habits - both eating the fresh foods of spring and shedding the less-than-nourishing eating patterns that … [Read more...]

Spring Parsnip Soup with Crispy Leeks

Spring Parsnip Soup with Crispy Leeks

Spring-dug parsnips are one of my favorite treats.  You probably think of parsnips as a fall food - one of the root vegetables that appear at markets as the temperatures start to get colder.  And you're correct, but some brilliant small farms leave a portion of their parsnips in the ground over the winter and the results are truly … [Read more...]

Spring Herb Potatoes

Spring Herb Potatoes

I really love simple food.  So often foodies get caught up in the latest exotic ingredient, or newest cooking technique, and forget about the old standbys.  These tried-and-true recipes have lasted generations for a reason - they always taste good.  Spring herb potatoes optimize this for me.  They are made from humble ingredients, are super easy to … [Read more...]

Spring Greens Frittata

Spring Greens Frittata

I'm excited to be sharing this fantastic spring greens frittata over on Sarah Fit's blog today!  I met Sarah at a fitness networking event earlier this spring and loved her positive energy for helping people take charge of their health. This frittata is packed with clean protein, plenty of green veggies, and lots of nutrients. It also feels … [Read more...]

Fennel & Arugula Salad with Grapes and Toasted Walnuts

Fennel and Arugula Salad with Grapes and Toasted Walnuts

I have been reveling in these longer days and warmer temps!  One of my favorite ways to celebrate the changing seasons is to adjust the food I'm making.  This dish is a perfect spring salad (although to be honest, it would make a lovely side salad at anytime of the year).  It's full of bright, fresh flavors with the satisfying mixture of sweet … [Read more...]

Dandelion Green Pesto

Dandelion Green Pesto

I am really excited to teach a Cooking with Herbs class at Herbstalk this year!  The class will focus on exploring the medicinal properties of common culinary herbs, as well as making some herbal treats together.  My class is scheduled for Sunday, June 8th from 4 - 5:30pm.  Please come check it out! To begin the conversation about cooking with … [Read more...]

Spring Greens Smoothie

Spring Greens Smoothie

Spring has sprung in Boston!  Things are feeling warm, sunny, and GREEN around here.  And I couldn't be happier about it. To celebrate this springy weather, I've whipped up the perfect spring greens smoothie.  It has a bright flavor, loads of nutrients, and is guaranteed to put you in a springy mood! Spring Greens Smoothie Ingredients … [Read more...]

Garlicky Dandelion Greens + Farmers Egg

Garlicky Dandelion Greens + Farmers Egg

Spring is in the air!  I can't say we've hit super high temps yet in Boston, but it's definitely getting sunnier and warmer.  The arrival of spring brings with it so many changes - lots of openings and shifts literally and metaphorically.  I talk more about the spirit of the season in this Opening Up to Spring post. After a cold winter of eating … [Read more...]

Balsamic Mushroom Toasts

Balsamic Mushroom Toasts

Watch out world, I'm obsessed with mushrooms!  No seriously, I can't get enough of them.  We've been learning about their medicinal benefits in my classes at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition and I'm hooked.  They are another one of these powerhouse foods that seems to fly under the radar.  Not anymore!  One bite of these delicious balsamic … [Read more...]