Eating Clean

Indian cuisine has always fascinated and inspired me.  I come from a large extended family with roots strongly set in the British Empire and their colonies.  My Granddad and his siblings scattered around the globe as railroad engineers, some moving to Australia, others to South Africa, and most to India….

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First thing’s first – What the heck is jicama?! Jicama is a tuberous root vegetable, indigenous to the Americas (mostly central and southern).  The texture is akin to a raw potato or an unripe pear – very crisp and slightly sweet, with the tendency to take on the flavor of…

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It’s the most amazing time of the year when fruits and vegetables can be found in abundance and farmers markets everywhere are overflowing with fresh produce and homemade goods from local farms and vendors.  For foodies, it’s like Christmas every weekend!  Even at the smallest farmers markets (like the one…

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There are two things I look for when searching for new recipes: 1. Fat loss foodie friendly 2. Simplicity With a very busy life working a full time job, teaching classes morning and night, and taking care of my husband and 3 dogs, I don’t have time to be a slave to…

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Mr. H and I celebrated the arrival of our new (mini) grill last night with an awesome dinner at home. Since we spent the afternoon working outside in the garden, we each felt entitled to a Corona Light, and I highly recommend not skipping that step if you decide to make…

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