This year, inspired by my international travels, I decided to make a somewhat traditional dish with a global twist. While the black lentils and roasted carrots are absolutely delicious, for me the rising star is the Harissa sauce!Read More
While I'm generally a fan of batch cooking (cook once, eat 3 times or more) to ease meal prep, I wanted to take a moment to mention a company my once carnivorous parents actually turned me on to: a meal delivery service called 22 Days Nutrition. My parents raved about the meals and how much more energy they had after eating them. They also both lost a substantial amount of weight despite always feeling satiated after eating. Most of all they loved the convenience.Read More
The last few months I've been compiling a monthly 'hit list' of things in the wellness and travel world that are nourishing me each month- because nourishment is about so much more than food. Here are the things that made me smile, think, celebrate and learn in March, 2017 aside from the fancy robe and beautiful view :)Read More
I was disappointed I couldn't find oatmeal, as this was my breakfast staple last month in Malaysia, but I figured this month I would branch out and do as the Asians do: eat rice for breakfast!These brown rice porridge recipes are simple, quick and you can make so many different variations!Read More
This side dish has quickly become one of my favorites. It is super simple and absolutely delicious. Sweet potatoes, a naturally sweet vegetable, are packed with Vitamin A and antioxidants, have anti-inflammatory properties and can help with blood sugar regulation, even in people with Type 2 Diabetes. It is a much healthier alternative to your average white potato.
This particular recipe was adapted from The Blue Zone Solution by Dan Buttoner. I topped mine with unsweetened Dang toasted coconut chips to add a little crunch and extra coconut flavor, but this is obviously optional.Read More