Simple, easy, tasty, healthy dessert

Blueberry cobbler w/almond butter

Blueberries and almonds go really well together. This stove-top method of making a cobbler is easy enough for pre-teens to make, and healthy enough to serve as a snack.

Cook Outside the Box “SPICE class” recipes

Spices R us! We made outstanding tasting food! Photos and more info to come.

Photo gallery of retreat in Hawaii

Hawaii retreat, food, drink, breakfast, lunch, dinner

Retreat in Kona, Hawaii May 2012 10 women, 7 days, 6 nights The food The scenes

Kale, the new spinach (soups, salads, chips)

It’s official (in my culinary book of rules) — Kale is the new spinach. Nutritionists are talking about it, for a while now. Farmers are growing it, for a while now. More and more markets are carrying it. Restaurants are serving it. People are eating it. Parents are cooking it, serving it to their kids. Kids are eating it(!).

Six blueberry recipes

Blueberries are in! and here are 6 ideas for you to use’m…. Blueberry Port Sauce (for red meats), Blueberry Orange Sauce (for poultry), Blueberry Sweet-Spiced Pudding, Blueberry Vinegar (for fish, salads), a soured dip for a Fish Frittata and last, but not least – Frozen blueberries.

raw Zucchini Onion Bread with figs and seeds

Here are photos of my recent Dehydrated Bread yummies:

Hot and sour squash peanut soup

Day 2 at INTEL….. This soup has a kick, most people said it is medium spiced with a good balance of sweet and sour. ***** The HOT kick comes from red pepper flakes and red chilies. The SOUR punch comes from the pickled red chilies and from the tamarind. The smooth SWEETNESS comes from the […]

Raw, dehydrated spinach bread

My favorite Indian spice – this cousin of cumin – is sweet, nutty and pungent. It’s just the right touch in taking dehydrated breads to a new level, to transport you to an exotic far away place. Kala Jeera (black cumin) is a member of the parsley family and is used in Indian breads, soups and sauces, often used in conjunction with fennel, nigella, black mustard and ajwain seeds.

Sour foods to use in a paleo diet

Adding a bit of sour in a dish will add to its complexity, adult savviness and lasting memories. When it comes to paleo, and I mean the real deal, there’s nothing much else to use except for what you can pick from a tree. So, here’s a list of pick-able sour foods, and a list […]

Melon Milk: soooo refreshing, soooo satisfying

It’s been a loooong time since I drank cow’s milk. Growing up we drank 2%, and the consistency of the milk I made tonight (MELON MILK) brought me right back to when I was 3-feet tall, no, I’d say 4-feet tall and downing glass after glass after school. I would reach for milk much more […]