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Chicken Pho with Spaghetti Squash Noodles

Chicken Pho with Spaghetti Squash Noodles

I am a total soup fiend, I love it in all its forms and all year long. Blended veggie soups are my go to, I love congee and other porridges, tom ka gai and tortilla soup are obsessions of mine, but pho ranks up there as one of my favorites. Pho has so many complex flavors, […]

How to make Homemade Butter, butter, homemade, recipe, diy, butter, grassfed, raw, organic, yum

Homemade Butter

If you have never had homemade butter then you are in for a real treat.  Homemade butter is softer, sweeter, moister and downright tastier than its store bought counterparts.  Plus you can control exactly how much salt you add, and it’s an added bonus that people will be very impressed that you made your own butter. […]

Why to Soak or Sprout Grains, Legumes, Nuts and Seeds, sprouting, soaking, phytic acid, enzymes

Why to Soak or Sprout Grains, Legumes, Nuts and Seeds

Many health conscious folks incorporate whole grains, legumes, nuts and/or seeds into their diets because of the nutrients they contain, such as B vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate) and minerals (calcium, magnesium, selenium, zinc) just to name a few. But did you know that without first soaking or sprouting these foods many of those nutrients are […]

Baked Rhubarb Donuts

Baked Rhubarb Donuts

Well I just barely missed National Donut Day, but I’ll definitely be saving this recipe for next year. I got a pan for baking donuts a while back and have been meaning to put it to good use, this turned out to be the perfect recipe.  You can use any cake base to make baked donuts, but […]

Foraging Hike Through Elysian Park with Joel Robinson

Foraging Hike Through Elysian Park with Joel Robinson

I recently had the pleasure of participating in a guided foraging hike through Elysian Park, led by Joel Robinson from Naturalist For You and hosted by the good folks at the Hive House. While I already considered myself fairly savvy at neighborhood foraging, having harvested figs, lemons, loquats, kumquats, dandelions, nasturtiums, and several different herbs from […]

Autumn Recipes, pumpkin soup, soup, healthy, vegan, paleo

Autumn Recipes

get cozy with these delicious autumn recipes


Catalog of Recipes

a catalog of recipes, organized by type, ingredients, season, you name it!

hand pies, vegetarian, cheese, apple, leek, recipe, yum


have you gone vegetarian?

parsnip puree


a great meal needs a great side dish