How To Make A Golden Milk Latte

How To Make A Golden Milk Latte

Have a chai latte addiction? If, so you’re gonna love this. A golden milk latte is a spin on an Ayurvedic tonic that has been around thousands of years. Due to the rise in apothecary shop and high end tea lounge popularity its become a trendy new treat. So what...

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Local Spotlight – Temescal Oakland

Local Spotlight – Temescal Oakland

Once a tiny village scattered with horse and buggies, now a hipster heaven, the neighborhood of Temescal Oakland is as vibrant and colorful now more than ever. Last Sunday I hopped on BART and ventured over to Oakland for an Edible Excursion, led by local food writer...

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Finding Mindfulness In Your Yoga Practice To Prevent Injuries

Finding Mindfulness In Your Yoga Practice To Prevent Injuries

Mindfulness is a practice everyone is talking about these days. To put it in simple terms it is the act of being present and it can spill over into your whole life if you start to practice it throughout your day. Eating, talking with a friend, driving and exercising...

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Egyptian Dukkah Seasoning

Egyptian Dukkah Seasoning

What is a Dukkah Seasoning? Dukkah seasoning, sometimes spelled duqqa, is a combination of nuts and seeds flavored with herbs and spices that originated in Egypt. It can be mixed with olive oil to dip your bread into (my personal fave), sprinkled on dips like hummus...

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Delicata Squash Roasted With Turmeric and Shichimi Togarashi

Delicata Squash Roasted With Turmeric and Shichimi Togarashi

Delicata squash is the easiest squash to prep. Not to mention, Delicata squash roasted, is really quite tasty. What makes this variety stand out from the rest is it’s delicate skin. Hence the name! You can chop it up, cook it and eat it without ever pulling out...

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Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Winter is the time of year when you want to curl up with hot soups and stews for dinner. Butternut squash soup is classic but can sometimes be overdone here in San Francisco. This recipe takes a riff on this already delicious soup and kicks it up a little. Sarah...

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Roasted Cauliflower With Radicchio And Wheat Berries

Roasted Cauliflower With Radicchio And Wheat Berries

This roasted cauliflower dish not only tastes delicious but is vibrant and beautiful as well. There are many different colors of cauliflower available these days. Purple, green, orange (also called cheddar) and of course white. Mix them up for fun if you like, they...

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Wild Rice And Kale Salad

Wild Rice And Kale Salad

This wild rice and kale salad studded with roasted beets and goat cheese makes a beautiful side dish or completely satisfying main course. Make a big batch at the beginning of the week. This salad holds up great and is just as good cold as it is warm. Sarah Burchard...

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Osprey, Your Local Seafood Market

Osprey, Your Local Seafood Market

Where is your local seafood market? Have no idea? Chances are if you are a seafood lover and a home cook you may have struggled with this problem before. There doesn’t seem to be any shortage of butcher shops, farmers markets or health food stores these days but...

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Local Spotlight – Dave the Butcher

Local Spotlight – Dave the Butcher

I am hoping that after reading this article everyone starts googling the phrase “butcher near me”. David Budworth, also known as “Dave the Butcher”, is one of those butchers who has changed the way people have looked at buying meat over the...

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Simple Oven Roasted Chicken

Simple Oven Roasted Chicken

  One of the most satisfying and simplest things to cook, hands down, is an oven roasted chicken. It doesn’t make a big mess, all you need is one pan, some seasoning and maybe a lemon or some fresh herbs, and even those are optional. What I also love about...

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Three Reasons You Can’t Live Without Mobility Drills

Three Reasons You Can’t Live Without Mobility Drills

Want to know the first thing I do in the morning when I wake up? I do a short series of something called mobility drills. Every morning. To help me explain why I make these a part of my daily routine I enlisted Jae Yee, founder of J bodyworks in San Francisco, who is...

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How to Prepare Oatmeal Overnight

How to Prepare Oatmeal Overnight

This recipe will produce the creamiest bowl of oatmeal you have ever tried. No milk required. And it will only take you 5 minutes to make in the morning. The secret is soaking the oats overnight. Besides the nutritional reasons for soaking grains (which are...

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Local Spotlight – Eric Miller on a Cheese Mission

Local Spotlight – Eric Miller on a Cheese Mission

When you look at lists of America’s favorite foods cheese is always ranked way up there. In fact pizza lands in the number one spot on most polls. That’s pretty interesting seeing as there are millions of Americans with a lactose intolerance. So is it our...

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How to Build a Solid Meditation Practice

How to Build a Solid Meditation Practice

Meditation and practicing mindfulness are becoming as popular as wearing yoga pants these days. What is it, about meditation, that’s making everyone from teachers to CEOs swear by it? I recently sat down with Jerrica Fritzley, a meditation teacher and fellow...

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Kimchee Cucumber Pickles

Kimchee Cucumber Pickles

Yes, you could say I’m a little obsessed with fermented foods right now. And you could also say that these pickles are pretty damn delicious. Think crunchy pickles crossed with your favorite jar of kimchi. Just the right amount of heat, sour and salt. Great for...

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It’s OK To Sleep

It’s OK To Sleep

When did we start thinking that it’s uncool or lazy to rest and get a full nights sleep? I think the term “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” frankly, sucks. Whenever I am under a large amount of stress or partying hard on vacation I get sick. And...

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Clean, Natural and Healthy Meals From Your Kitchen

Clean, Natural and Healthy Meals From Your Kitchen

Notice in the title of this article I said your kitchen. Eating clean and healthy is not hard to do but you have to know what is in your food in order to do so. Even the seemingly healthy restaurants may sneak something in on you that you wouldn’t normally eat....

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Seared Sardines with Potatoes and Celery-Herb Salad

Seared Sardines with Potatoes and Celery-Herb Salad

Nowhere do I hear the word sustainability mentioned more often than when it comes to the topic of seafood. It is no secret that we are depleting our ocean. According to Paul Greenberg in his TED talk, The four fish we’re overeating and what to eat instead,  the...

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