Super Chickpea + Wheat Berry Veggie Salad

January 3, 2015

If 2014 was the year of complication, then I hereby declare 2015 the year of simplicity. Simpler words and more time for the things we love to do. Run, cook, read, walk, love. Joy is my goal this year and I’m well on the way so far – I’m looking forward to sharing a lighter sentiment this year as I attempt … Read More

ShiraSuper Chickpea + Wheat Berry Veggie Salad

Farmer’s Market Potato & Kale Salad with Glory Bowl Dressing

October 5, 2014

When thinking about ways to improve your day-to-day, it’s likely there are an inevitable few that will always come to mind. I mean, how many of us want to eat better, exercise more, and drink more water? Even those of us with the healthiest of diets (I suspect) will always say these things. Related Posts:Recipe: Fresh Tarragon New Potato SaladRecipe: … Read More

ShiraFarmer’s Market Potato & Kale Salad with Glory Bowl Dressing

Greens Beans & Brussels W/ Minty Tahini Lemon Dressing

September 1, 2014

Every once in a while there comes along a recipe that no matter what you know you just have to try. For me it was this one, with a picture so breathtaking it jumped off the page as I got home from my recent holiday with a stack of fresh reading from our annual trip to Powell’s in Portland. My … Read More

ShiraGreens Beans & Brussels W/ Minty Tahini Lemon Dressing

The Garden Harvest Veggie Bowl & A Honey Mustard Dressing

June 25, 2014

The great thing about life is: there’s almost always something new we can do to make life more interesting, and this year seems to be a time for me to get out there and do it. Sure, it’s overwhelming, as at times as I grapple between what feels like school subjects (working on several businesses at once), and shuffling through … Read More

ShiraThe Garden Harvest Veggie Bowl & A Honey Mustard Dressing

Pea Shoot, Mango & Veggie Slaw with Farro & Soy Ginger Dressing

June 12, 2014

It’s hard to believe that after years of eating fresh and freaking out at the start of every new food season, be it cherries, mangoes, fresh peas or just fall squash — I’ve never in all my years realized the magic that exists in eating those lush fresh green pea shoots. I know it’s insane, but I truly did not … Read More

ShiraPea Shoot, Mango & Veggie Slaw with Farro & Soy Ginger Dressing