Midnight Tonic

My sister saved my life (aka throat and sinuses) with this tonic. Even if you don’t drink…the vapors alone will do the trick.

Adventures in Beets

Beets. People either love them or hate them. But when you really give them a fair chance, you begin to notice their complexity and delicacy.

Pistachio Crusted Salmon

This dish is an homage to my father…who can down pistachios faster than a lightening bolt 🙂

Lemon Dijon Mahi Mahi

Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 6-oz Mahi Mahi filets Juice of 1 lemon 3 Tbs olive oil 1 Tbs dijon mustard 3 Tbs fresh parsley Salt and Pepper to taste Preparation: Pat Mahi Mahi dry. Place in non-reactive bowl with cover (or Ziploc bag). Whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, mustard, parsley, salt, and pepper. Pour…

Mediterranean Herbed Sea Bass

Have you ever read the ingredient label of a “healthy” packaged food and thought… “So what the heck are you?”

Healthy Chicken Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

A few weeks ago, my mom came to visit me in DC. The reason? I wish I could say it was to support me in some challenging endeavor, or to nurse me back to health. But the truth is that my mom came to visit me just because I wanted family near me that week. I…

Fall Harvest Salad

I had the pleasure of spending last weekend at home with my family. From the moment I stepped of the plane in Chicago, it was evident that Fall had finally arrived in the Midwest. In stark contrast to the 82 degree weather of Washington, DC, the air was crisp and carried my breath in a…

Slow-burning Onion Soup

If you go to different yoga classes across the country, you will begin to notice that each city, studio, teacher and style has its own flavor.