The wonderful world of juices and smoothies at the Monta Vista Market

Watermelon spritzer Monta Vista Sunrise Green ginger juice …and so much more were the concoctions created during my demo this past Sunday at the Monta Vista Market. I brought my Breville juice machine and my Vitamix (a high-speed blender). Thankfully the staff had no trouble keeping up with washing the produce, and rinsing out the juicer […]

Caprese Salad, a cheese-free version

T’was hard to select a star player of our meal when two of the three dishes really stood out. I’ll give my vote to this one, tho, because it clearly can stand on its own. This vegetarian version of the Caprese Salad was very very good! What a beautiful presentation, too.

Apple Mint Truffle Kabobs

This has a tart, sour, sweet, yet verrrry earthy play on the tongue. (An amuse bouche, appetizer or dessert.)

Eucalyptus Magazine’s raw dinner, Stillheart Institute

Recap of Raw dinner for 44 people, with photos and links to recipes.

Apple marinated in lime, dipped in truffle oil, with mint

Here’s an amuse bouche that I’ve served a number of times. This image is from my French Laundry – style brunch.     “Pommes Parfumée à la Menthe” Washington Granny Smith Apple marinated in Tahiti Lime Dipped in Sabatino Tartufi Black Truffle Infused Olive Oil with Spearmint

Raw: Dr. Oz’s Green Drink

What can I say? …. it’s another good tasting green drink.

Raw: Green drink

green juice drink

A very satisfying green drink to start off the day at the Soul Collage Retreat.

Raw: Spiced apple and pluots

A quick, no-fuss warming and refreshing dessert to end a fantastic meal and day.