Kid Sushi

Everyone loves when their food looks good.  That little garnish or flourish of sauce can go a long way in elevating a dish.  I have found that kids are much more likely to eat their food if it has a little special “something” about it.  Forks Over Knives does a sheperd’s pie with a mashed…

Plant Based Pantry Staples

There are a few items in my pantry that I use so frequently that when I see them at the grocery store I usually clear out the whole shelf.  If they’re not available at the store, I buy them by the case online.  Here are some of those basic pantry staples (and how to use…

Soba Noodle Soup

Soba noodles are a traditional Japanese noodle with an interesting history.  The area of Edo (now modern Tokyo) during the Tokugawa period of 1603-1867 was inhabited by the wealthy class who preferred to eat white rice over less refined whole grain rice.  The result was an increase in the disease beri beri caused by a…