This week, May 13-19 is Food Allergy Awareness Week. It is a week where us food allergy folks shed light on all things food allergies. Coincidentally, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a mama without food allergies caring for a young child with food allergies. That’s a mouthful! Continue reading “Sun-tella Spread ( Sunflower Seed Butter Chocolate Spread)”
It finally feels like spring has arrived here in Berkeley. I’m so excited to see the first batch of seasonal strawberries. Continue reading “Strawberry Kale Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette”
Granola is one of my all time favorite treats. It makes a fortifying breakfast or a delicious on the go snack. Continue reading “Coconut Granola”
We make a lot of muffins in our house. My kids have food allergies so bakeries and store bought bakes are off limits to us which result in a great deal of experimentation in my kitchen. Continue reading “Sweet Potato-Coconut Muffins”
Do you want to take a break from eating cookies this holiday season? Do you need an energy boost but without all the refined sugar and processed chemicals? My apricot-ginger energy bites make a nourishing, delicious alternative to cookies. They would make a great gift too. Continue reading “Apricot-Ginger Energy Bites”
It’s almost Thanksgiving and we all have dinner menus on our mind. Are you looking for a new twist on cranberry sauce? Continue reading “Cranberry Chutney”
I’ve had it in my head to make golden beet hummus for quite a while now. My talented friends Nancy who writes the blog Urban Kitchen Apothecary and Anuja who celebrates colorful food on her blog The Pepper Cook have made variations of lentil dips before which looked utterly delicious. Continue reading “Golden Beet Hummus”
Happy September everyone! With the kids back in school and our schedules becoming more hectic, we are on the hunt for delicious and nutritious snacks. Continue reading “Maple Granola Brittle”
Every summer, my brother in law’s family brings me fresh figs, hand picked and delivered from their tree in Southern California. Usually I turn the batch into fig jam but this year I made a sweet and slightly spicy fig chutney. Continue reading “Fig Chutney”
Hi friends! I’m very pleased to share a recipe using Oaktown Spice Shop‘s Chile Limon. This blend combines the heat of Turkish chile and coriander with the tartness of lime juice and sea salt. I can’t think of a better way to showcase these flavors together than in a fruity summer salsa.
Continue reading “Mango Salsa”
The month of May and early June marked the end of the school year and work projects. It felt like a mad dash to get to the starting line of summer. I was running all the time to get somewhere but often forgetting where I was supposed to be and why? Continue reading “Matcha Green Tea Energy Bites”
I’ve been seeing rhubarb in the market lately. Their long vibrant red stalks are hard to pass up. Standing tall amongst other vegetables, rhubarb is bold and versatile. You can use them in savory and sweet dishes with equal success.
Continue reading “Strawberry Rhubarb Compote”