Fall is my favorite time of the year! Check out my latest post featured on Harper’s Bazaar for savory, sweet and seasonal recipes and what to do with the newest crops at the farmer's market. See the full story with recipes by clicking HERE!
Nothing says summer more than brightly colored hues and juicy, sweet ingredients. I pulled together this quick make-ahead hors d'oeuvre after an inspiring trip to the farmer's market. Local peaches combined with ripe tomatoes and fresh corn kernels simply marinated in good balsamic, herbs and spices, this dish comes together beautifully with little effort and [...]
Simple, fresh, and healthy, this is the perfect summer go-to for you and your family. Filling with a balanced list of wholesome ingredients, and light enough to not slow you down, this is the way to get in your daily required nutrients all in one bite. Feel good about serving this frequently, improvising by substituting [...]
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 [...]
All of my pies and tarts have had quite a few cross-over ingredients this Holiday. Sweeteners, flours, milks, starches...so many to choose from. Here is a quick rundown of my staples for rich and healthy dairy-free Holiday baking, plus a recipe for Vegan Pumpkin Pie: Spelt flour- most easily digested form of wheat and has a pleasant [...]
Feeling irritable and over-heated? In August at the DEFINE foods kitchen we discussed how to eat to balance our energies, an Ayurvedic approach to complete health and wellbeing. Ayurveda is an ancient system of natural health that originated in India and is one of the oldest documented sciences. A healthy digestive system is at the [...]
Dessert in a cup . Afternoon delight. Drink your dessert. Dairy-free. Vegan. Milk shake. Plant sourced & protein-packed. High in magnesium, iron and potassium. Good unsaturated fats. Sweet and creamy. Mineral rich. Natural. Add to coffee, Chai or black tea. Splash over muesli or your morning grains. Swirl into beet soup for dreaminess. Easy to [...]
A great light cake to feel good about eating. This is a fresh take on a previous winter version of this recipe. Serve with sliced strawberries or other in-season fruit of your choice. There are a few components to build your plate and serve, but the cake itself comes together in 45 minutes and also [...]