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. […]

Red Lentil Thai Curry Soup & Tear The Roots

How do you feel about silence? Have you ever really thought about it? Silence has come to mean many different things over the years,  a mixture of good and bad. Have you ever noticed what silence means depending on who you are with? With your partner or closest friend, silence can be a comfort. With […]

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 […]

Kale Pesto and Walnut Pizza & California

Pizza may be an American classic (or at least we made the overly cheesy version ours) but I never knew the world of pizza really until I studied abroad in Italy. I was in a small town on top of a hill and within the first 48 hours of being there, I had heard about […]