Good Morning Smoothie Bowl

Just fruit, a drop of kefir and a handful of hemp. Man, blenders are great first thing on a busy morning! Here’s another recipe-less recipe: I took about a cup of both organic, frozen blueberries and raspberries along with maybe 1/4 Cup of plain milk kefir to blend it all smooth. So, if you’re making for…

Mega Bites

What happens when you give up sugar and the 3 o’clock crave still hits? Since, overconfidently, I thought that giving up gluten and sugar would be relatively easy. Because that food is easy, is what makes it hard. The quick convenience of sweetened baked goods are so thoughtless and everywhere. The biggest part of this diet…

Crème Fraîche

Why had I never made this before?? It’s cultured, so easy and elevates so many dishes. Crème fraîche is similar to sour cream, but has a higher fat content of close to 30%, so it won’t break like sour cream when it’s added to other foods, like soups. It doesn’t contain any thickeners like sour…

Am I Actually Hungry?

Am I weird that I feel it’s an accomplishment for me to have my stomach growl? YES! I am a privileged North American woman. I have available food at any turn. But, actually being hungry once in a while has created more awareness — of people who can’t eat nutritionally or when they need to,…