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Simple Pea Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds


For the last few years, January has been my pantry “clean out” month. It’s that “out with the old, in with the new” thing – that promise of a clean [...]


3 Festive (Alcohol-Free) Cocktails for the Holidays


“Everything in moderation”. Truer words were never spoken. But somehow, we tend to forget all that over the holidays. Like we have some secret permission slip to super-size everything we [...]


Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon


While growing up, I remember having an almost visceral reaction to my mother’s Brussels sprouts. Even now, my lip kinda curls a bit just thinking about them. Mushy & gray, [...]


Cranberry Maple Granola


Two nights ago, I woke up in a panic. Eyes wide-open, heart-racing, clammy-skin panic. I don’t know if it was triggered by a dream or my subconscious asking for my [...]


Sweet Potato Mac n’ Cheese


UPDATE: We have been on a mac n’ cheese tear here these last few weeks.  It hasn’t turned into a weekly thing yet but darn near.  And why so much [...]


Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes – Links We Love (2013)

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Is it really Thanksgiving next week? Yikes! Ok not to worry. Just a few days ago, I put myself on the hook to cook a few dishes to bring to [...]


How to Detox (the Whole Body) — in 30 days

How to Detox (the Whole Body) | Eat Life Whole

I just completed a 30-day detox. And boy was it frickin eye-opening, enlightening, and a true experience that has taught me so much about myself. Before you ask me “how [...]


Mushroom Kale Tartine


It was about this time two years ago that I went on my first wild mushroom adventure. Led by FeralKevin of Forage SF, we took a day-long trip up the [...]


Ginger Broth Noodle Bowl


Getting this family of mine fed each day is no easy task. Getting them fed AND keeping them all happy is a feat worthy of celebration. And now that we [...]


Roasted Chickpeas – a great crouton replacement for salads

Roasted Chickpeas | Eat Life Whole

Roasted chickpeas, especially when seasoned right, can make for an amazing crouton replacement for salads. They are loaded with fiber and can be much “cleaner” than the common bread croutons. [...]