Sacred Pauses and a Buddha Bowl with Volcano Rice, Black Beans, and Avocado Cilantro Dressing

“When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it’s bottomless, that it doesn’t have any resolution, that this heart is huge, vast, and limitless. You begin to discover how much warmth and gentleness is there, as well as how much space.” Pema Chodron  This past […] Read more »

Red, White, and Blue Summer Salad with Naturally Fresh Brand Ginger Dressing

Summer is here and it is hot! My summer has been all about brainstorming recipes for smoothies and salads to take advantage of summer harvests and to stay cool. Many fruits and veggies are also naturally hydrating and are great heat-busters for summer snacks and gatherings. I am delighted to be working with the Naturally […] Read more »

Eating Sunshine – Raw Golden Beet Zoodles, Shaved Fennel, and Blueberries Salad with Hemp Seeds and Oranges Recipe

Golden Beets, oh how I love you. You might even replace red beets in my affection, at least for the summer. I recently picked up some gorgeous, golden beets to renew my acquaintance. For some reason, it had been a long time since I had them, but you can bet that I won’t make that […] Read more »

Buddha Bowl – Black Rice, Kale, Sweet Potatoes, Red Cabbage and Tahini Dressing Recipe

“Conquer anger with non-anger. Conquer badness with goodness. Conquer meanness with generosity. Conquer dishonesty with truth.” The Buddha [From the Dhammapada] Buddha Bowls are bowls filled with plant-based goodness and heaped high to remind us of the Laughing Buddha’s belly which symbolizes wealth and prosperity. And the delicious bowl that brings flavor in each bite really […] Read more »