Protein Powerhouse: Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad

After dying in yoga this morning (thank you, Elizabeth!) I was craving protein.  What I really wanted was a tuna salad sandwich, but with all that mayonnaise and added saturated fat I knew I should eat something a bit lighter and healthier.  Something that would feed my body better.  So, I looked in my cupboard… Continue reading Protein Powerhouse: Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad

Updated Succotash

Over the weekend I couldn’t help myself at the grocery store and bought several ears of fresh white corn.  I haven’t had much of this summer sweetie and now that I’ve bought so much I’ll need to come up with some easy recipes.  Here’s a super-quick recipe for succotash—sans lima beans.  This recipe doesn’t require… Continue reading Updated Succotash

Labor Day Weekend

This Labor Day weekend, my boyfriend BH and I wanted to get out of town, but couldn’t find a hotel.  So, instead we opted to stay local and just enjoy Los Angeles.  Saturday I was thrilled to realize the Greek Festival was going on in Long Beach.  For some reason, I simply can’t miss a… Continue reading Labor Day Weekend

What Exactly is Sustainable Food?

This trendy concept is a bit difficult to define.  Recently The Atlantic  devoted an entire article about the inability to officially define this increasingly popular idea.  But, there does seems to be a broad consensus among experts that sustainable food/eating is a system in which farmer/animal/food/consumer/environment/ are inextricably linked.  One always affects the other.  For… Continue reading What Exactly is Sustainable Food?

Foodie Revolution?

Yes, I am a foodie.  But isn’t everyone these days?  What makes me think that I have stumbled upon a secret love of food only shared by the select few?  Of course I haven’t.  Years ago, perhaps this idea of a secret foodie club might hold some truth.  Before the advent of Food Network, Ina… Continue reading Foodie Revolution?