Happy Valentine’s Day! One of the things my family loves is when I make a big batch of a green smoothie to share with them in the mornings. My kids thing green smoothies are the best things ever. I figured they would be equally happy with more of a treat coming out of the blender [...]
When it comes to food, many of your favorites likely have their own holiday. You already know that I observe National Pie Day on January 23rd, but what else is out there? Ice Cream For Breakfast Day? Yep, it’s a holiday (and one that my mom’s side of the family observes religiously each year). Pancake [...]
The first time I ever laid eyes on a persimmon was in 2002 when Mr. Fuji and I moved to Japan for the first time. It was love at first bite. The flesh is creamy and unlike anything I’d ever eaten before, with hints of mango, peach, and orange, yet a flavor all its own. [...]
Although Mr. Fuji and I have moved quite a few times in our marriage, it’s amazing how quickly I forget what a pain in the backside the process is. This is the first time we’ve thrown selling a house into the moving equation, and oh goodness me! I can’t wait for the process to be [...]
This week I’m taking our tastebuds on a trip to Chile. So buckle up my friends and pull out your culinary passports, because you’re not going to want to miss this adventure! To kick off the week, I’m sharing a drink that is a perfect summer treat—Leche con Plátano.
Three pepper jelly and goat cheese served with crackers makes my list of perfect party foods. All of the work on this appetizer is done ahead of time, making it perfect for a stress-free party lineup. When it comes to entertaining, I am all about easy. Yes, I want the food to be good, but [...]
Happy Halloween everyone! I got up a bit earlier today so that I would have more time to pack Squirrel’s bento. I thought that her classmates might have less healthy foods than usual in their lunchboxes, due to the holiday, and so I wanted to make sure that I made Squirrel’s bento extra special, so [...]
Green Apple Smoothie Makes about 3 1/4 cups 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 large apple 2 handfuls fresh spinach leaves 1 cup ice cubes 1. Place all the ingredients in the blender jar and puree until smooth and creamy. Add additional water to [...]
Today, as the next post in my Food Is Medicine series, I’m tackling the topic of whole grains, with the aid of an amazing recipe for sandwich wraps that features a wheat berry spread that will knock your socks off!
Banana peach almond breakfast milkshakes—Who says milkshakes are just for dessert? These shakes are filled with fresh fruit, unsweetened almond milk, and no added sugar, making a fabulously fun, but still healthy, treat for breakfast.