My Morning Routine & The Unexpected Reason I Meditate

Over the past five or six years I’ve developed a morning routine that I take pretty seriously. There have been tweaks and drastic changes to the routine, but they’ve all served the same thing: to feel good. When I was living in Sydney I was mostly concerned with getting in some sweaty cardio and tons…

Read More »

Cardamom & Maca Buckwheat Granola

Grain-free granola that’s crunchy, nutty, and a little bit sweet. This is my attempt to recreate Buckinis, a buckwheat-based cereal that I ran into at all the health food stores in Australia, but I haven’t been able to find here. Buckwheat is awesome and it’s actually not related to wheat at all — despite the…

Read More »

Cherry Almond Green Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie bowls are everything I want in a warm-weather breakfast — cool, refreshing, filling (if made right), and are the perfect bed for crunchy toppings that keep things interesting (ahem, buckwheat cardamom granola). A note on filling smoothies: For me, a smoothie that’s going to keep me filled up and energized until lunchtime is one…

Read More »

Lentil No-Meatballs with Zucchini Noodles

I realize you may not need another recipe for zucchini noodles, but I have to say, they’re still one of my favorite bases for a quick and veggie-packed dinner (they’re actually quicker to make than regular pasta, too). I love sweet potato and butternut squash noodles for a more carby bowl, but zucchini noodles are…

Read More »

Strawberry Crumble Breakfast Bars

Roasted strawberries are one of my favorite things — especially when we’re so close to strawberry season but not quite there yet. Baking strawbs brings out that natural sweetness and elevates an average berry to something amazing. These breakfast crumble bars use strawberries as their sweet and tart filling for a treat that’s wholesome but…

Read More »