The Myth of the Spoiled Child


Several years ago I attended a talk given by Alfie Kohn at the Common Grounds Speakers Series and I can honestly say that I still look to many of the principles he outlined in his

The Myth of the Spoiled Child2019-01-22T11:54:21-08:00

Easy Artichoke Soup


I am almost embarrassed to call this a recipe. 4 simple ingredients (not including salt and pepper). Minutes to make but tastes restaurant fancy. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 twelve

Easy Artichoke Soup2019-01-05T21:47:39-08:00

Blueberry & Green Apple Compote


Simple compote to have on hand. Turns ordinary oatmeal into something truly special. zest of one lemon, preferably Meyer medium sized Granny Smith apple, diced into small pieces 12 ounce bag of frozen blueberries (the

Blueberry & Green Apple Compote2018-12-06T03:19:44-08:00

Oatmeal Bars


These bars are great for an afternoon pick me up, a quick breakfast on the go or even a sweet treat for dessert. Be adventurous and play around with the dried fruit, nuts and/or seeds

Oatmeal Bars2018-12-06T02:50:48-08:00

Dan’s Veggie Chili


I can’t take credit for this recipe. It belongs to my husband, Dan. This recipe is a great, basic veggie chili and the cinnamon adds an especially nice touch 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼  teaspoon

Dan’s Veggie Chili2019-02-24T13:32:44-08:00

Pav Bhaji


Pav bhaji is said to have originated in the mid 1800s among mill workers in Mumbai looking for a quick lunchtime meal before resuming work. Vendors mashed up remains of assorted dishes to create a

Pav Bhaji2019-01-05T21:32:38-08:00

Tofu Tikka Masala


2 (14 oz) packages of organic sprouted tofu 1 tablespoon of olive oil 3 whole cloves 1 dried bay leaf 1 stick of whole cinnamon 1 green chili, cut in half lengthwise and de-seeded (keep

Tofu Tikka Masala2019-01-05T21:40:20-08:00