Month: January 2018

Paneer Cheese Stuffed Spinach Parathas

Last August under the hot Colorado sun I learned how to make homemade parathas from my Anglo-Indian boyfriend’s mother, an expert at this age-old Indian flatbread. She gave us a quick course on¬†authentic paratha making 101 at our campsite in the gorgeous mountains outside Telluride.¬† This was six months after I visited Karnataka and Bangalore …

Spice up your Life with Adobe Chilies

I’ve spent a lot of time traveling through Baja, Mexico and I consider myself a condesour of what makes a good taco. Back here in the mountains of southern California I can import some great authentic Baja flavors with the help of one can of smokey adobe chilies. It’s a summer sultry afternoon in the …

How to make your own Low Sugar Protein Powder

Some days I wake up on a cold and blustery 25 degree morning and I am just hitting the trails for a hike as the sun is coming over the horizon. I love sunrise hikes and I love them even more when I just inhaled a healthy and delicious breakfast smoothie while driving to the …

Kick-Ass Fitness Motivation in 2018

It’s Januray 1st, 2018 and you just finished all the Christmas cookies. As you sit on the couch watching the Tournament of Roses Parade live from sunny Pasadena, California you look down at your roll of belly fat and think to yourself, good lord how did this happen to me? I should really go for …

Glamis for Dummies

I’m so happy to say that I forgot yesterday was Cyber Monday. Thank you Glamis Sand Dunes. That’s pretty easy to do when instead of giving in to the commercialism of Christmas you are spending days and days outside completely unhooked from technology. And also completely covered in sand. Seriously a weekend spent in Glamis, …