Quick Recipes

Quick recipes often become my favorites. They are the ones I revisit most often, the ones that have a tendency to become staples. I’m a believer that just because a recipe comes together quickly, doesn’t mean it's less special or delicious.

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Turmeric Popcorn

Turmeric Popcorn

Kernels popped in ghee,clarified butter, or coconut oil and tossed with a short list of power ingredients - turmeric, saffron, nutritional yeast, sesame, and toasted coconut. A+ afternoon snack.

Vitamin C Tea Blend

Vitamin C Tea Blend

Hibiscus and rose hips are both Vitamin C power houses. This is a much appreciated tea blend for when an immunity boost is needed, or for the times when you're feeling stressed, over-worked, or dragging just a bit. I add a good bit of saffron, and lemon peel for dimension and flavor.

Savory Do-It-Yourself Power Bars

Savory Do-It-Yourself Power Bars

These homemade power bars are based on the recipe I published years ago in Super Natural Cooking. The main difference here is I made these more savory with toasted walnuts, crumbled kale chips, and oil-cured olives.

Blackberry Saffron Honey

Blackberry Saffron Honey

Taking saffron infused honey to the next level by adding seasonal blackberries. It's simple, and an ideal topping for oatmeal, pancakes, waffles, or a cheese plate. A favorite!

At the Studio: Dark Chocolate Energy Bites

At the Studio: Dark Chocolate Energy Bites

Good-quality dark chocolate packed with lots of chopped nuts, seeds, and dried fruit make these a favorite - nutritious + energizing snack. Thumbs up.

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All Things Pesto

All Things Pesto

Pesto season is on. Here's my favorite pesto recipe alongside a handful of other pesto-centric preparations, suggestions, and links.

4 o'clock No-bake Energy Bites

4 o'clock No-bake Energy Bites

My favorite alternative to energy bars - these are a favorite late afternoon snack. The best part is they're simple to make, and you're in control of the ingredients.

Fruit Salad with Thai Herbs

Fruit Salad with Thai Herbs

A summer fruit salad - berries, peaches and pluots drizzled with a citrusy lemongrass and honey dressing, topped with toasted walnuts, and lots of mint.

At The Studio: Paloma Rosa

At The Studio: Paloma Rosa

A favorite cocktail, Palomas push all the buttons - bright, refreshing, tart, with a kiss of sweet and salty. They also couldn't be simpler.

Whole Wheat Waffles

Whole Wheat Waffles

Perhaps the only waffle recipe you need. Enjoy!

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