Kimchi Kraut

After being dissatisfied with some very gingery kimchi I made, I came up with this savory fermented vegetable recipe that blends my favorite aspects of kimchi—sweet, savory, spicy, and garlicky—with the sturdier texture of sauerkraut, which is typically made of green cabbage. I like the crunch of green cabbage in ferments rather than the softer […]

Quinoa Kale Bowls with Tasty Sprouted Almond Sauce

Café Gratitude, a small raw/vegan restaurant chain in California, has a delicious dish called the Grateful Bowl, with brown rice or quinoa, black beans, kale, and a tahini-garlic sauce. It’s a community-supported meal where you pay by donation. The proceeds go toward providing people with healthy vegan food at reduced or no cost. A server […]

Sick Support Smoothie

I wanted to call this “Kick-the-Sick Smoothie,” but I was nervous about how that would be interpreted. Really, the ingredients in this recipe support the body while it fights off any bugs. I was on travel in January and started coming down with something. I didn’t have my juicer, so I couldn’t make my go-to […]