Salad Niçoise

Provence, France brings us this wonderful salad, packed with an entire rainbow of veggies and protein! It nourishes not only the body, but also the soul. There is much debate on what makes an authentic Niçoise and very little consensus about what’s supposed to be in it. Keep Reading!

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How To Make The Best Granola Ever

You’ll never have to buy granola again. Are you ready to begin Granola 101!? Keep Reading!

Mixed Fruit Rasayana

Yesterday was a wintry wonderland with white frosted trees and brisk air that marked my cheeks a rosy hue. Today, however was filled with slush and intermittent raindrops. A day that left me in a shade of grey. I left work in the rain and came home to a mug of tea, mail and more emails. I discarded my work clothes for some yoga ones and headed out the door in hopes of some restoration!  Great news…yoga was very relevant today taking on the form of back-bending and twisting. These asanas help open the chest and release any negative emotions which perked me up enough to head home to the kitchen!
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Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango

The most important ingredient in this dish is the mango.  The sticky rice and coconut milk are the backdrop to this “king of fruit”. The best mango for this dessert is a small, sweet yellow type called Ataulfo (Honey Mango or Manila Mango). It is non-fiborous and widely available throughout the United States. Only the ripest (sweetest)  mangoes should be used and can be detected by touch and smell. The ataulfo mango will be yellow, supple to the touch with a full-fruity aroma and the skin may have a slight wrinkling to it which means it is at perfection!
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