Side Dish

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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A few months ago, my dear friend Kate of BeyondFit Physiques asked me to be a part of a special event she was planning: A weekend retreat for women who love fitness and nutrition, and who deserve a little break from the hectic, 24-7 hustle & bustle of daily life. She…

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Last night’s very special, most dramatic, unprecedented episode of “The Bachelor: The Women Tell All” required a very special, unprecedented dinner. “The Bachelor: The Women Tell All” Dinner: Gluten-free Pizza topped with caramelized shallots, mushrooms, turkey sausage, and ricotta + my take on the White Bean & Arugula Salad from…

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I received a question on Facebook today that dove-tailed nicely with a blog post I had already partially written on a quirky little grain named Quinoa.  It was the perfect excuse to finish this post for you all! Happy Monday – Let’s dive in! Q: How do you pronounce Quinoa?…

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When I went to the fruit bowl yesterday afternoon to reach for an apple, I noticed almost all of them had bruises. PERFECT! Now I wouldn’t feel guilty about killing off the whole bowl for one recipe:) My friend Seo made reduced-sugar pumpkin butter in her crockpot earlier this week and…

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