Quinoa Veggie Patties

Somehow, although I crave them on the regular, and almost always prefer them to a regular burger, it’s taken me 30 years to make my own veggie patties.  I really blow my mind. Quinoa Veggie Patties  Recipe adapted from sproutedkitchen.com  What you’ll need: 2 cups cooked quinoa (I always vote for red or tricolor — because of…

Let’s Dance, Nature.

Tending to a garden is a delicious dance between time and space. I’m WILDLY obsessed with the garden this year.  I can’t seem to plant enough.  Such a gratifying experience, to grow life and sustenance from a seed or tiny plant. The resources… The beginnings… The help… The progress… freshly harvested greens + cilantro left:…

Seared Salmon + Greek Radish Slaw

Oh. My. Salmon-on-salad. Heavens. This was fresh out of my little dome (Cheryl wanted Asian food — so she got a rice noodle bowl).  I wanted salmon and salad.  Boy did I get salmon and salad!  Some of the best salmon and salad I’ve ever made, to be exact. I made my Greek yogurt sauce…

Lentil Soup.

I love soup.  I particularly love soup of the homemade variety.  Even more so, I love soup that is EASY. Most soups are relatively easy by nature — throw a bunch of stuff in a pot with some broth and voila! This soup is definitely one of those. (Note: this is NOT a visually appetizing…

Waste Not, Want Not.

During my workout yesterday afternoon, I stumbled upon an inspiring article in my Organic Gardening magazine. The topic: a chef that doesn’t waste any part of the vegetable.  Mimicking the “nose to tail” movement — wasting no part of an animal — he aims to do the same with all of his ingredients. Needless to…

Smoothie Operator.

There’s an art to the green smoothie.  Really, there is.  Ask anyone who’s made a bad one and they’ll tell you…there’s an art to the green smoothie. There are endless combinations — hundreds of different ways to mix and match your fruits and veggies.  I’m guessing there’s a smoothie for every mood, and then some!…