Flash in the Pan: Sea Veggie? Eat Veggie. Nori Snacks*

*Or, Nori is the New Kale [Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so simple to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other […]

Book Review and Recipes: Clean Food by Terry Walters

I recently received a copy of the newly published Clean Food by Terry Walters. The book focuses on local, whole, natural foods. I’ve posted my review as well as recipes for Seaweed Cabbage Sauté and Banana Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies in the “Giveaways/Reviews” section of the blog. To read the full review and recipes, click here. [Disclaimer: this […]

Über Healthy Kale and Seaweed Salad*

* Or, It’s a Privilege to Eat You (thanks, Whole Foods). Happy “Celebrating Our Country’s Freedom Day” to both Canadians and Americans (and anyone else who’d like to take part in the party!).** And before I forget (because I’m at that age when I do forget), let me also say “THANK YOU”  to everyone for your […]

Of Pods and Poetry: Arame and Edamame Salad

Full disclosure: even if I hated seaweed and loathed green soybeans, I would still have tasted this salad based on the poetry of its name alone.  I mean, how can you pass up such alliteration, such euphony, such gastronomic lyricism? Just listen to it:  AH-ra-may.  EEE-da-MAH-may.  “Arame” brings to mind “aria.” And “Edamame” –well, “edamame” just makes me […]

Something’s Fishy: Raw Nori Rolls

In my short stint as a raw foodist (very different from an “in-the-raw” foodist, which, for obvious reasons, I’d never do) I was determined to try out every variation of living foods imaginable.  This meant foods I’d otherwise probably never eat, such as raw fennel (basically just don’t like it); raw cashews (okay, but too bland on their own […]