Plum + Cardamom Smoothie Bowl + Giveaway

Its 7 am and the windows are open at the back of our apartment. There is a bird somewhere up in the small orchard behind our house dedicated to waking up the neighborhood. I’ve just poured a cup of tea and I’m crunching away on biscuits, barefoot and wrapped up in a hoodie at my computer. Kevin is in the room sleeping, still. This is how most Sundays start around here, at least, the less...

Summer Berry & Fig Vegan Muffins

This week has been especially rainy, so I've been fighting the seasonal melancholy that I get when the grey days stretch on forever. My joints have been swollen from the high humidity, but I have been trying not to let these things get me down. To stay present by breathing through the pain and resting in bed on the days it's difficult to move. Since I'm on the injured list again, biking and...
coconut granola with blueberries and almonds

Coconut Granola w/ Blueberries & Almonds

I'm sure you've noticed that it's been quieter than usual around these parts. I dedicated the past couple of weeks to time away from the habitual and routine. I picked up my old copy of One Hundred Years of Solitude and found myself lost in story, again. Too much has happened since my last post to cover in detail - Kevin and I celebrated our anniversary, we went hiking up in the White...

Mango Turmeric Sunrise Smoothie

We stood in the garden in hiking boots and a fistful of seeds that hold so much hope and promise for the future. I look out over our garden plot and it's just dirt. A big pile of dirt. I can't call it a garden yet because we haven't planted a thing. Do I really know what I'm doing? Without my grandparents to help me out this whole garden business is feeling a lot more serious than I imagined....

Plum & Blackberry Fruit Salad with Rooibos Syrup

when i was younger i told my mother i say, one day i'm gonna make you proud now that i'm older it's so much harder to say those words out loud ... when i was younger, i asked my father why are we so human? now that i'm older i think i figured it out we're just doing what we can - Liz Lawrence - 1/4 cup blueberries 1/4 cup raspberries 1 plum, pitted and sliced 1/2 cup cherries, pitted 1/4 cup...

Winter Porridge w/ Roasted Hazelnuts

  "We already have everything we need. There is no need for self-improvement. All these trips that we lay on ourselves--the heavty-duty fearing that we're bad and hoping that we're good, the identities that we so dearly cling to, the rage, the jealousy and the addictions of all kinds--never touch our basic wealth. They are like clouds that temporarily block the sun. But all the time our...