Baked Beet Chips with Berbere & Villains

I’ve recently be pleasantly surprised by a few things in my life. The first is the book The Untethered Soul. It is full of deep thoughts and I know it is changing my life. I can go into it more, but reach out to me if you want to hear it. It isn’t for the […]

Braised Lentils with Mirepoix salad & Tough Love

Do you have an album that everytime you play it, your heart ebbs and flows with the music? Its almost life giving? In my mind, this isn’t really an energizing album but one that soothes, comforts and encourages without bringing you down. Jessie Ware’s second album Tough Love does this for me. Her voice is incredible and […]

Citrus Salad & Wonderful Wonderful

Winter in Seattle has me in its grasp again. Somewhere in the middle of a dark afternoon, I find myself playing melodramatic songs that put me in a gloomy mood and then walk home in the rain, still listening to gloomy music. I’ve noticed it takes real effort to shake myself out of this mood. […]

Vegan Mediterranean-Inspired Bowl & Flashdance

Happy New Year! How do you start off your year? If you are like 40% of Americans, you probably make resolutions to get focused on your health, exercise and generally start off on the ‘right’ foot. I used to think this was ridiculous, why not be on the ‘right’ foot all year long? However I’ve […]

Black Eyed Peas with Leek Tops and Beet Greens & Take It Home

One thing (the list is so long by now, its almost a book!) that I love about vinyl is that you don’t always know exactly what you will find when you wander into a record store, face the first bin or milk crate and start thumbing through each individual record. Minutes slip into hours and […]