Self-WisdomRecipes, Living Tips, & Food for Thought

Nov

16

Beef Curry Stew

When it comes to food, the internet lacks in conveying one key thing: smell. The smell of Japanese curry is enough to bring me to my knees. Even though I know regular Japanese curry is full of dangerous things like wheat & sugar, I am always drawn to the smell of a hot bowl of […]

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Nov

13

Tuesday Green Tip: Holstee “Block” Friday

Let me get this out of the way first – I have a bias against Black Friday. I don’t like crowds; I don’t like stress; I don’t like competive jostling for junk just because it is on sale; and I really don’t enjoy shopping all that much unless it is of the grocery variety. But […]

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Nov

12

Introducing the Whole Foods Heroes Interview Series!

Happy Sunday everyone. I am oh so pleased to debut the first video of an ongoing interview series. And it is very fitting that our first guest is the rocking lady who inspired me to make videos in the first place! If you don’t know Lillian already, head over to her site Lillian’s Test Kitchen […]

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Nov

11

October Adopt a Gluten Free Blogger Roundup

Wooh boy, do I have a delicious round up for you guys! If you want to know more about the ins & outs of the Adopt a Gluten Free Blogger event, check out my sign up post here. You can also see the pumpkin spice coconut macaroons I made from Jenni’s site the Urban Poser! […]

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Nov

09

How to Bake Apples

Have you signed up for the whole foods yaki imo giveaway yet? Win a customized box of whole foods goodness from Japan! Check it out here. At the end of the day, simple food tastes best. These baked apples convey the essence of fall, the warmth of a family hearth, and they take about 3 […]

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Nov

05

Yaki Imo Podcast Debut + Sweet Potato Nutella & a GIVEAWAY!

I know, I know. There are a lot of things going on in that title. But there are a lot of things going on, and I just can’t contain the excitement! First, I recorded a podcast all about the best food in the world, sweet potatoes, with my friends Rachael & Allison of the Miso […]

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Nov

04

Lazy Sunday Mornings: Roasted Vegetable Salad

Let’s talk about Lazy Sunday Mornings. They are essential. Weekends should be relaxing, restorative, and reinvigorating. On Saturday mornings I like to get things done: workouts, school club activities, farmers markets, errands, cleaning, and the like. But Sunday mornings are all about enjoying the moment. Sunday mornings are for hanging out in your super soft […]

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Oct

31

Happy Halloween 2012: Pumpkin Sundaes

I hope you have a fun Halloween full of laughs and thrills. We had a great Halloween party with our International Club at school, where I debuted my homemade costume as a Spelling Bee. Tonight I’ll enjoy a special treat: This is my sweet potato soft cream in a roasted kabocha shell, drizzled with coconut […]

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Oct

30

October Food Waste

Ok, as promised last week, here is what I have wasted in October: I count the herbs because, even though I didn’t buy them, I didn’t take care of them for quite some time and neglect = waste in my world. Last week’s tip to avoid food waste? FREEZE IT. This weeks tip? If you […]

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Oct

28

13 Reminders for When You Are In Doubt

1. Do what you love first. Don’t listen to what anyone else says about it – find what makes you come alive and celebrate it. Maybe there are a thousand other things you “should” be focusing on, but if you don’t have something you love to do, where is your joy in life? 2. Make […]

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