In cooking classes and in life, gluten-free recipes have been appearing more and more often. And they should, especially when they look like this….
Due to customer requests and increasing awareness, I’ve been working on adding some gluten-free recipes to my cooking class menus. This allows for a lot of experimentation and teaches me new [...]
Kelp noodles are a wonderfully fun raw food that can replace regular pasta or be used as a delicious textural addition to your salads, soups and stir-fries. I’ve used them previously in cooking classes, but it was not until my coworker made a huge kale salad with marinated kelp noodles that I really got interested [...]
We’re super happy to have Leslie Schipper join our team here at Vibrant Wellness Journal. She will be writing weekly columns focused on foundational yoga poses and will offer up other insights into yoga practice too. Not only is Leslie a talented yogi (that’s her in the photos) and gifted teacher here in Honolulu, she’s [...]click to read more! →
Have you heard of açaí berry? It’s an amazing Amazonian superfood, cultivated by the indigenous people of Brazil and enjoyed throughout the rainforest as an important staple food. But some intrepid surfers from California have been working for twenty years to bring this awesome fruit to cities across the [...]click to read more! →
Have you heard the good news!? Dietary fat is not only tasty and satiating, but also plays a profound role in the structure and function of the human body and many consider it to be the most important macronutrient found in food! The oft-vilified saturated fats that we love to hate may actually provide more [...]click to read more! →
Get ready for raw chocolate amazingness.
These Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles are just as delicious as they sound– but much, much easier than you might think. They feature three levels of chocolate, but in combination with wholesome coconut flour, bananas and dates, they make for a super healthy treat that’s not at all guilt-inducing [...]click to read more! →
This simple Broccoli Frittata is one of my new favorite recipes. It features a good amount of veggies surrounded by heaps of wholesome tofu protein. It’s so good that even though I nibbled on the test batches all day for cooking class, it was still the main part of my dinner when I got home [...]click to read more! →
I’ve been making this simple baked bean recipe for years. It’s perfect for potlucks, barbeques, and for quick weeknight dinners. Bonus: it makes awesome leftovers that you could serve with grains or as a burrito. The original recipe is from my Grandma (for real!) and fuses sweet, salty and smokey flavors for a perfect homestyle [...]click to read more! →
This wholesome soup is a delicious way to enjoy young green soybeans, also known as edamame. This recipe is adapted from one of my favorite food blogs, 101 Cookbooks. Find Heidi’s original recipe here, with all her delicious flourishes. Make it with fresh green edamame (or peas or fava beans) in the spring, [...]click to read more! →
Green Kitchen Stories is one of the most beautiful food blogs ever. Their food is simple and wholesome and the recipes are inspired by their passion for raising a natural family. David Frenkiel and Luise Vindhal have been cooking for each other and their daughter for years, and lucky for us, they’ve just [...]click to read more! →
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