Rosemary Plantain Chips

Rosemary Plantain Chips

Another one of my favorite recipes, I brought back from Costa Rica.  Plantain chips! And I still can’t get over the guilty feeling, while eating them, because they really do taste like real chips. You are welcome to flavor them anyway you like, you can make them […]

Sweet & Minty Carrot Salad

Sweet & Minty Carrot Salad

My favorite dishes are the simple ones. Dishes that require minimum to no cooking, that accentuate the flavor in every ingredient, and lace everything into a beautiful harmony in my mouth. That is why this simple, refreshing, light, and delicious recipe will be a staple in my kitchen […]

Rosemary Lemon Cookies

Rosemary Lemon Cookies

One of the things I will miss most about this teacher training is Jeff the chef, and the delicious, healthy food he comes up with. Fortunately, he is going to be releasing a cookbook in the next couple of months, but until then, I will […]

If I Were A Rainbow

If I Were A Rainbow

If I were a rainbow, I would be painted in seven colors. If I were a rainbow, the crown of my head would be the color of violets, and the fragrance of sweet jasmine. I would wear a diadem made of tourmaline clear quartz.  The […]

Bittersweet

Bittersweet

In this moment life feels surreal, bittersweet but nonetheless surreal. Bitter, because my heart longs for the only man it belongs to, my body aches to be held by him, wrapped in him, my skin pines to be touched by him, my lips yearn for […]

Chaos of These Ruins.

Chaos of These Ruins.

  “Hello” I whisper softly, to the familiar stranger, “Hello” she mouths back, in silence. It is her silence, not carefully crafted words that interrogate the heart within me, Unclothe my soul, and reveal the depths of me. It is her silence, that leaves me […]

The Ocean.

The Ocean.

I remember when I was a little girl my mom brought me back a large seashell, she told me that if I place it next to my ear, I could hear the song of the ocean. I remember falling asleep listening to that song, I […]

There Is Something Beautiful About a Flower That Dies.

There Is Something Beautiful About a Flower That Dies.

“When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.” There is something so beautiful about a flower that dies, a sunset that sets, a sunrise that rises. There is something so […]

Don’t Waste Your Past.

Don’t Waste Your Past.

Today is day five of my juice and smoothie fast, and quite honestly I haven’t felt hungry yet. Instead I feel like I am loaded with energy, and as a result my spring cleaning started a little early this year. I hand washed all the […]