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.

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Kimchi

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! 

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Tangerine Smoothie

Tangerines and mangos! Reminding myself that winter won't last forever. 😊 ❄️💗☀️.              Tangerine Mango Smoothie ~~ 1 frozen banana | 1 regular banana | juice of 1 tangerine | 1 mango | 1/4 tsp vanilla | 1 C coconut water or milk (I used canned today to make it a little thicker), pinch of salt, 1-2 T sweetener of your choice (maple syrup, date syrup, agave, honey, coconut palm sugar, or medjool dares for some low-glycemic options).

Tangerines and mangos! Reminding myself that winter won't last forever. 😊 ❄️💗☀️.              Tangerine Mango Smoothie ~~ 1 frozen banana | 1 regular banana | juice of 1 tangerine | 1 mango | 1/4 tsp vanilla | 1 C coconut water or milk (I used canned today to make it a little thicker), pinch of salt, 1-2 T sweetener of your choice (maple syrup, date syrup, agave, honey, coconut palm sugar, or medjool dares for some low-glycemic options).

Warmer Places

Lots of snow and cold expected today here in Charlottesville! ❄️💨☃Transporting myself to warmer places with warm food and spices as I watch the snow fall out my kitchen window.

Roasted Curry and Cilantro Cauliflower                  Whisk juice of half a lemon with salt, pepper,  2 T olive oil and one clove crushed garlic | Chop one head cauliflower into bite size pieces and toss in oil mixture. | Spread over baking sheet lined with parchment | Roast at 450 degrees for 10 min, toss, then cook another 3 or 4 minutes. Sprinkle with curry powder, nutritional yeast, and fresh cilantro. Serve while warm.

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High Vibe Lunch

high energy lunch today in between sessions!💃💪 lavish crackers topped with pickled cabbage, cannellini beans, roasted red peppers, balsamic-glazed avo slices, watercress, radish sprouts, and sun-dried tomatoes. and dates with almond butter after for my sweet tooth! 😛

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Sushi Bowl

Sushi bowl goodness! get the same flavors of a sushi roll in salad form. 🙌 Cook brown rice in veg broth; sauté cubed tofu in sesame oil, shoyu (or other soy sauce), red pepper or chili sauce, shredded ginger and #turmeric; add greens, shredded nori and cabbage, diced cucumbers; dress with soy sauce and sesame seeds. Add wasabi for an extra kick.

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