very winter. much cold. it was colder in LA than it was in DC some days this week… because DC saw the 60s, and somehow we saw the 40s. even though I’ve mostly left the colder climate, my body is slow to adjust. it insists this is WINTER, get-cozy-stay-in-bed-hibernate winter! even if the highs were in the 70s this weekend. well, okay then.
this is an abomination. the word kitchari, an ayurvedic recipe, means a combination of grains. ayurveda is ancient Hindu medicine. it is said that Hippocrates borrowed much of his material from Hindu vedic sources. and here I am hacking this thing so I can skip the rice. you know I just can’t help myself.
I’m easing into this whole new year thing. all my wishes for this new year involve ease and grace, even though for me it’s not really even the new year yet. I like to celebrate my new year on my birthday. I’m an aries, so that makes it the astrological new year. for me, that’s when I always feel the shift. but now is a great time to prepare.
I get major sushi cravings. except I go to the sushi joint and I order like five avocado rolls… OK maybe four and one avocado + cucumber roll. I don’t really care about the fancy rolls with spicy sauces and crunchy toppings. I also don’t really care about the fish… call me a purist, but I’m really just after some rice wine sweetness mixed with buttery avocado bitterness. and for that I present you with these caulirice sushi bowls.
Welcome back, Cotter. The blog has been silent while the real miss L moved her life across the country. That’s all done with now. Let’s start 2017 off right. Last year, I started the new year blogging. When I look back at 2016, it shows. They say the way you spend the New Year’s holiday is the way you’ll spend the year.
These egg muffins make a great grab-and-go breakfast, especially if you want high protein and a little greens. I usually want a lot of greens. I still haven’t figured out how to make these mostly green and a little egg. Working on it! In the meantime, these can help you start your mornings easily with just a little prep ahead of time.
Guys, it’s like cocoa crispies. COCOA CRISPIES. CHOCOLATE MILK. BUT VEGAN. SO HEALTHY. KIND OF PALEO. Keep reading. I swear I’ll start using full sentences.
For as long as I can remember, late summer has meant the sweetest corn, the sweetest tomatoes, and plenty of both, too much even. This salad brings it all together. I grew up in Maryland, first in a suburb of D.C. until I was eight and then on the Eastern Shore for the remaining 16 years before I came back to the city. And in every back yard, and even when we only had a side yard and the water was our back yard, we always had a garden.