Spring Roll Bowls

For Simple Peanut Sauce: 1⁄2 cup peanut butter juice of 1 lime juice 1 Tbl tamari or soy sauce 1 Tbl honey 1 Tbl sambal chili sauce 1⁄2 cup warm water (as desired for consistency) For Classic Thai Chili Sauce: 6 Tbl Fresh Lime Juice 2 Tbl Fish Sauce 3-6 Hot Peppers, thinly sliced 1…

Lentils

Lentils are the perfect way to use up any produce in your fridge. The more the merrier. Don’t get stuck on the ingredients. Seriously… anything goes! Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 2-3 carrots chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic minced Any other Seasonal veggies which might include: Winter: rutabaga, parsnip, kale Spring: leek, green…

Thanksgiving Bisque

Don’t throw away that turkey carcass! I am writing this blog post pre-Thanksgiving, so I do not have the pictures to prove how beautiful this soup will turn out. The best part is that it incorporates many of your leftovers into one pot. Stirring in the mashed potatoes at the end makes this a creamy…

Greek Yogurt – What’s the Hype?

Greek yogurt has been taking over the dairy aisles at supermarkets and a lot of people are wondering what the difference is.   Conventional yogurt is strained through a cheese cloth two times to strain out the liquid whey.  Greek yogurt is strained three times- leaving a more concentrated and creamier yogurt packed with twice…

My Rice Cooker Obsession

There is always something warm and ready to eat in my rice cooker.  I truly believe this appliance is the most essential instrument for a whole food diet. For the past fifteen years I have used the same basic rice cooker that costs about $30.  Those are still available at stores such as Target, Walmart,…