Swiss Chard Kimchi with Turmeric

Swiss Chard Kimchi with Turmeric

This is a repost of a recipe back in my archives, but it needed some updating... like some new pics.  Would you believe Pickling Naturally : Swiss Chard Kimchi is my most viewed recipe on the blog?  Swiss Chard Kimchi with Turmeric is a soy free version of this traditional food, with the addition of turmeric. Our garden is in ... Read More
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Restorative Chicken & Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

Restorative Chicken & Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

Returning home after a little warm weather vacay makes me oh.so.grateful. to cook in familiar surroundings with favorite tools (hello spiralizer).  I had expected to cook more in our Airbnb, but the kitchen was so lacking in functionality and light that I soon defaulted to very basic home cooking or giving in to the amazing food scene of Scottsdale, AZ. ... Read More
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Bok Choy Chicken Dumpling Soup

Bok Choy Chicken Dumpling Soup

My Dad was stationed in China during world war II where he developed a love for their culture.  After his return, it became a tradition to frequent the local Chinese restaurant often on Sunday nights when my mom wanted a break from cooking.  Two memories stand out to me, their delicious wonton soup and the grin on my dad's face ... Read More
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Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower

The easiest and tastiest technique for cooking vegetables is to roast them.  Roasting brings out great flavor while carmelizing the vegetable.  Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower is a new twist on an old favorite and by adding a different spice mix, increases its health benefits.  We love it so much, it reminds us of popcorn! We just returned from a whirlwind trip ... Read More
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Sweet Potato, Coconut and Lime Soup

Necessity is truly the mother of invention.  When my cupboards are almost bare is often when inspiration comes alive as was the case with this soup.  I was in the mood for a fall soup but wanted something different, a novelty soup. Our pantry and fridge were seriously lacking but I did pick up some organic sweet potatoes at a ... Read More
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