recipes

lentil soup

“When you chop onions and garlic and lots of other vegetables, I know you are either having a great day or a hard day, or maybe both.” These were the words from my oldest daughter after walking into the kitchen last week. She is right, of course. Especially about the “both” part. The older I… Read More lentil soup

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gingered green smoothie

One of my balancers is always a green smoothie. Today I paired my favorite smoothie with a chickpea/avocado/feta/lime salad and took both out onto the back porch to breathe deeply for a few minutes. I know and love many people who don’t like vegetables, but I encourage anyone to give this smoothie a try. By… Read More gingered green smoothie

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food philosophy

When I was growing up, my mother could never get me to help in the kitchen. I took her amazing cooking for granted, and now I often wish I had watched more closely when she was making a meal. It was, and still is, part of her love language. The family eating dinner at the… Read More food philosophy