Healthy Recipes

Soba Noodle Salad with Cabbage and Kohlrabi

After moving to California, I found myself jumping into summer produce faster than I would have in the midwest. The beginning of June brings zucchini followed shortly by sweet corn and tomatoes. However, there’s so much good spring/early summer produce that I miss because let’s face it- I’d make everything out of fresh summer tomatoes […]

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Green Pea Falafel Bowl

One of the first recipes we posted on the blog was baked herb & pistachio falafels. That was back in the days when we didn’t have three monsters tearing down the house. When I still had an old-fashioned job. And when baking a falafel instead of deep-frying it felt like a fresh new idea. Elsa once asked me […]

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Breakfast Buckwheat Florentines

“Done is better than perfect.” I can’t tell you how many times I repeat this to myself on a daily basis, as a sort of mantra to soothe and convince the perfectionist inside me to just follow through. To just put it out there. I almost pushed “publish” on this blog post yesterday afternoon, but […]

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FINDING CHURCH IN THE WILD

Glacier National Park is the place where I realized that I am not an atheist. It’s the place where I have most viscerally tapped into a sense of a greater power, of scale, time, vastness, and the humble truth of my own smallness. I spent my first trip there with a wide-open mouth, listening to this […]

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Chickpea Fattoush Nourish Bowl

This chickpea fattoush nourish bowl was created in partnership with Village Farms. All opinions are our own. Alex and I were born in the 1980’s; we were those 8-year-olds who planted trees for Earth Day and worried about alternative fuel sources. But it wasn’t until adulthood that we realized that the food we eat can […]