Kinpira Soup

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Kinpira soup is very strengthening. It is often recommended when someone needs deep nourishment and to build and strengthen their blood. It delivers an incredible plant-based boost in energy. The burdock, carrot and lotus root can be cut into either matchstick … Continued

Making Millet Amasake

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I love making amasake. I think it is super easy and so much more delicious than any store bought ones I have tried. When I make amasake myself, I decide the quality of flavor I want depending on how much rice koji … Continued

Beet and Onion Nishime

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I grew up on beets and kohlrabi from my parent’s garden. It was so much fun having a deep red color juicing up the plate at dinnertime. I don’t eat kohlrabi as often as I did as a child, but I … Continued

Summer Style Kinpira

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Kinpira, a dish utilizing a combination of saute, steam and simmer, perfectly illustrates how the same cooking technique can be tailored for warmer or cooler weather. During warmer weather, our bodies need lighter, more cooling dishes. Cutting vegetables smaller and cooking … Continued

Crave Eat Heal: Cookbook Giveaway and Recipe

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One of the many surprises of blogging is meeting people from all over the world. One sweet connection I have made is Annie Oliverio the creative powerhouse over at An Unrefined Vegan. Fun, tasty, inventive recipes and gorgeous photographs taken by … Continued

Nori Condiment

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It’s about time I gave you a recipe for one of my favorite condiments! Especially delicious on pressure cooked rice and garbanzo beans, nori condiment can be spooned on top of just about any grain. Try it on millet with … Continued

Playing With Fear

I have been bouldering a lot lately. Simplified, it’s basically climbing without being roped. The things I like most about it is that I can go up or sideways and I don’t have to fuss with a rope and harness. I have … Continued

Deep, Authentic Connection

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During college, I was in the midst of an incredible depression. It started when I was very young. Digging my way out is one of the most powerful things I have ever done. I look back and can see my tenacity and courage. … Continued

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