Here’s a yummy lunch I’m about to eat. I’ll share the recipe, below. What does chickpea and dumpling soup have to do with Yin Yoga? How about: expectations? In the vinyasa flow yoga class I taught last evening, I shared some of what I learned in a workshop over the weekend. This was while my students were in lizard pose (Utthan Pristhasana). Usually, once I’ve … Continue reading Why do we have to do Yin again?!
Internet: really? Nothing came up in The Googles, when I sought a true (crunchy) biscotti version of the favorite cake of me, my husband, and my father-in-law (RIP). And it was my husband’s birthday, this past weekend. I like cake more than he does, and we both love biscotti with coffee in the morning, so the search was on. Or rather, the improvisational skills were … Continue reading Star Birthday Bake
Food, glorious food! We’ve been cooking more. Or, more accurately, Steve has been cooking more. I’ve mainly been sitting more, lately. And swimming. One especially delicious dish he made this week was from Plenty cookbook, and it’s pictured above. His modifications: use bottled harissa, add a seedy, add soft whole-grain pita as a side, and add a dollop of not just greek yogurt, but “honey salted caramel” flavored Greek … Continue reading Garlic Soup
Last week, we had a snow day at my job -on that day this meant that the forecast looked so grim that various supervisors sent people home around noon, to avoid dangerous rush-hour drives home. I got home early enough to get started on the evening’s dinner: Aromatic Asparagus and Sweet Potato Curry with Cilantro, from Bryant Terry‘s terrific cookbook, The Inspired Vegan. My only riff on … Continue reading Cooking from home
I made a really good chili, last Sunday and I have to admit that I’m glad my husband is away all week because that means more chili for me! The peppers above were from our garden, in 2009. Next summer, I plan to do that well in our dirt, then make this chili with our own produce. It’s been awhile. The recipe: Stevens Street Green … Continue reading Plans for peppers
It’s fairly rare that I stay home on a weekday. And yet the sniffles/snorts and coughs drove me there a few times this week. It was nice to be at home, even when the weather was nice. Five things in my house that make it a home In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Home Turf.” Me, there, more often than just to sleep. It’s … Continue reading Home, sick