Tag Archives: comfort food

Five-Spice Chicken + Shiitake Fried Brown Rice

  Vegetables normally come easily to me.  Hearty bitter greens, beets, wild mushrooms, watercress, you name it, I’ll happily eat it.  That is until my unborn child took up residence. Since that fateful day, consuming vegetables has been pretty touch and go.  His/her typical, knee-jerk response is “seriously, don’t even think about it”.  However, I’ve quickly learned […]


Powering Down :: Kofta Curry with Yogurt + Mint

  There’s something to be said about hibernation.  It’s a smart, intuitive act that allows for rejuvenation and sustainability.  So, why don’t human beings follow this intelligent law of nature?  To allow fall and winter to act as a time to slow down, temporarily let go of our incessant need to strive and to plant […]


Roasted Root Vegetables + Salted Coriander Butter

    Comfort food has been on my mind a lot lately.  Strangely, I’ve been craving foods from my childhood.  Things I would normally never gravitate towards.  Buttered egg noodles, for instance.  Don’t get me wrong, they’re pretty darn fantastic but it’s an odd anomaly for me, nonetheless. Maybe my body knows fall officially arrives […]


Grilled Organic Apple, Onion + Aged Cheddar Flatbread

  If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, would a grilled apple flatbread smothered with bubbling sharp cheddar cheese be a secret formula for longevity?  I tend to think so.  At least from a comfort and happiness perspective.  If that is true, couldn’t there possibly be extra longevity points when indulging in this crispy […]

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