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The Perfect Summer Fresh Roll

Summer's nearly swept me off my feet this year. We're living in a third floor apartment in Newport, RI (gorgeous place, by the way) and my petite kitchen tucked into the eaves is just a perfect oven in and of itself. Needless to say, the prospect…
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Ginger Tofu and Veggies En Pappilote

Best laid plans and all this post was due a few weeks ago. Alas, here it is...finally. Following a 24-hour flight home from Australia, a hurricane, an election, and now a Nor' Easter I've arrived to the United States of America bearing Ginger…
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Roasted Cauliflower

For me, roasted cauliflower is a feel good, comfort food. In this dish, the light taste of the cauliflower is perfectly complemented by bold Indian spices (cumin, turmeric, cayenne pepper, and mustard seeds). Depending on how much cayenne…
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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted chickpeas are an ideal savory snack. Chickpeas are an excellent source of folate, zinc, and protein. They are high in dietary fiber (known to help reduce cholesterol) and are a good source of healthy carbohydrates. Despite the…
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Quinoa Breakfast Porridge

Enjoy this Quinoa Porridge on a cold fall or winter morning to nourish your body and get your taste buds popping. With warming spices such as ginger and cinnamon this is a great breakfast option on cool mornings and during the wintertime.…
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Curried Tofu and Dinosaur Kale

I've known the health value of kale for quite sometime and the taste and texture is something that I can't get enough of. Seeing as I'm such a fan I wanted to share with you a simple way to make a well-balanced dish that's quick and easy and…
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Kale Chips

Who doesn't like tasty fats and satisfying salts? But consider the price you pay for most chips... a moment on the lips, forever on the hips (and in your arteries). One handful of potato chips is about 100 empty calories full of saturated fats…
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Sprouted Quinoa Raw Salad

Spring-time in New England signifies new beginnings as green shoots of life spring up from the earth, songs of happy birds return, and fresh new routines emerge in response to longer, warmer days. To accompany this delightful weather, I decided…
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Sun-Dried Tomato Pizza with Pizzazz

Do you ever just crave for a slice of pizza that is full of taste and flavor yet actually healthy for you? Pizza is normally one of the least Kapha-friendly foods as it is both heavy and oily. The only thing worse for Kapha-types would would…
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Asparagus

Back home in Connecticut it's asparagus season now. Spring has arrived and with it spears of this delicious green veggy are shooting up out of the earth. When you can get your hands on locally grown asparagus you're in for a real treat. It…