Gazpacho Soup

5 varieties of tomatoes blended with lemon juice, garlic, basil, scallions, s and p, red/green peps, EVOO, cukes, and 1/2 a habanero pepper πŸ’ƒfor a cool gazpacho soup. 😎 One of my favorite things about summer. πŸ…πŸŒžπŸ…πŸƒπŸ…



Cooling off with some #nicecream after a morning of playing outside. πŸ™ŒπŸ™πŸŒžFrozen bananas blended with passion fruit, topped with strawbs πŸ“πŸ“and coconut 🌴 flakes.



Curry and Sunsets

Dinner while we watch the sun set over the Rivanna River. πŸ™ŒπŸŒžπŸŒ… Base: rice, tofu, red lentils, potatoes. Veggies: broccoli, carrots,mushrooms, spinach, tomato paste, leeks, fresh garlic. Spices: curry, mustard seeds, S & P.



Miso Soup

I've got a little concoction brewing on the stove for lunch today.😊πŸ₯„ 🍜Red miso paste, water, Korean rice cakes, nori sheets, and white beech mushrooms. πŸ„ Think I'll add a lil' TJ's green sauce πŸ‰ to spice it up a bit. πŸ’ƒπŸŒΆ



New Office!

So excited to be starting in a new office near downtown Charlottesville as well getting the opportunity to be part of such an amazing community. I will continue providing online therapy and life coaching but will now be back in an office to see people as well. So grateful, so happy.



I decided to try and make my own kimchi since I've been really into it lately and Napa cabbage and cukes are available in abundance right now from my #csa. I chopped up the cukes and cabbage and put a bit of pink Himalayan salt on them and let them sit for 10 min. You don't want to make them super salty but this is the brine so make sure the veggies get throughly salted. Then I added Korean red pepper (gochugaru) and rubbed it on the veggies for a minute or so. Then I flavor balanced adding sesame oil, tamari, coconut palm sugar (add any sweetener of your choice), black pepper, fresh garlic (or use powdered), and sesame seeds. Rub all these ingredients in well for a couple of minutes. At the end toss in some chopped scallions and enjoy plain or over rice! 


Violets in March

flowers as decoration and #violets and dandelions on my salad, all from our yard. I πŸ’œ blooms in March. do you know violets have more vitamin c than parsley? there's your fun fact for the day.β˜ΊπŸŒΎπŸŒΌοΈπŸŒΊπŸŒžπŸ’–