Persimmon and Almond Butter Cookies

“Today me will live in the moment unless it’s unpleasant, in which case me will eat a cookie.” – Cookie Monster True words of wisdom if you ask me, and real words to live by especially on one of these drab Mondays. Whenever I’m in a bit of a funk (aka running on 4 hours…

Kimchi and Scallion Pancake

I’ve been on a bit of an asian inspired recipe kick recently because as Beyoncé says it best, “I’m feelin’ myself”. I always find it amusing when specific cultural foods that have been around for centuries all of a sudden gain some attention in the modern health community and immediately get stuck on the shelves of Whole…

Matcha and Pistachio Granola

Let’s talk super foods. This phrase seems to be rolling off the tongues of even the vaguely health intrigued. Apparently any food falling under this category holds some kind of “holier than thou” reputation that can slay dragons and allow you to gain back those years you lost in your wilder and more rebellious times. These…

Carrot Cake for Two

Valentine’s Day. Galentine’s Day. Single’s Awareness Day. Whatever you are celebrating on this peculiar holiday of love, it can always serve as an excuse to treat a special someone or “treat yourself” (which in my opinion is the more enticing option). However I am aware that this day falls fairly early in the year meaning many…

Simple Spicy Pickled Radishes

Oh the radish. Beautiful yet extremely underrated pink gems, restricted by their role on veggie trays, and drowned in some mysterious ranch dressing to override their natural bitterness. Well its time to give this beaut the spotlight it deserves. Radishes actually holds a spectacular crunch as well as a natural kick that make a great addition…

Warm Moroccan Lentil Soup

wThis year in Austin, TX our winter season was quite a sad representation of sweater weather. Most days you could find me nestled in a hammock with a light jacket and the sun shining generously over head. Beyond the cedar polluting the area and sending me in a sneezing frenzy from time to time, I had…