Calming Hibiscus Iced Tea

I don’t know about you, but something about the warm weather makes me want to drink all of the delicious things all the time. On a warm evening, I find my mind drifting towards a cold glass of rose or lusting after a pre-dinner Aperol Spritz. I’m all for having a glass of wine or…

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Roasted Tomato Kale Early Summer Salad

I’m ready for tomato season, but it’s just not quiiiiite here yet. So instead, we’re roasting the tomatoes until they’re soft, jammy, and caramelized. Combined with massaged kale, quinoa, chickpeas, and feta cheese this is one of my favorite salads to have at the beach, on a picnic, or as a not-sad desk lunch. It’s…

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Gut Health Bowl + Eating for a Healthier Microbiome

The status of your gut can impact so much more than digestion (although that’s a biggie), including immune health and mood. Optimal gut health comes from populating your microbiome with lots of good bacteria, or probiotics. While a good probiotic supplement can help with this, the ideal way to get all the good critters is…

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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…

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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…

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