Gingered Broccolini with Sauteed Mushroom, Lentil + Quinoa Medley

Gingered Broccolini with Sauteed Mushroom, Lentil + Quinoa Medley

It's been quite some time since my last post, and I do apologize, though I have a good reason for it... We have finally opened the doors to DEFINE west university! This project has been taking up most of time since, well, October?!*%^!  Along with my business partner, Co-Owner and Founder Henry Richardson, we offer [...]

Sweet Potato + Lentil Stew

Sweet Potato + Lentil Stew

Deliciously smoky and spicy, this is the perfect bowl of comfort for a cold, winter night. My secret ingredient is the cacao. This superfood brings a sweet depth and balances out the spice just right. Plus it adds a good dose of powerful antioxidants. Who says chocolate must be saved for dessert? You can opt [...]

Fig, Lentil + Purple Basil Salad

Fig, Lentil + Purple Basil Salad

I came across local purple basil and late-summer figs at the market over the weekend and have been using them (or snacking on them!) in all sorts of dishes the past couple of days. This became my favorite thrown-together lunch that came together incredibly well. The figs this day were perfectly ripe and the basil [...]