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Spicy Dal with Coconut Oil and Turmeric Root

If it’s Monday night and everything in my kitchen is covered in the color orange than I must be cooking with turmeric! I never in my life enjoyed lentils or dal or legumes in general until my good friend Lesandra made me Egyptian style lentils. Now I’m kind of a little obsessed with this super easy to make, high …

Mustard Turmeric Baked Indian Sweet Potatos with Eggs

Today it’s snowing the way it used to snow in 1990. The only problem is it’s mid May. This is not June Lake high up in the Eastern Sierras. We do not get snow this late. Hell, this year we barely got any snow even in January! As soon as my boyfriend and I bought …

Curried Chicken Salad with Grapes, Almonds and Soba Noodles

I love the rain and snow so much. Unfortunately for my love of winter time here in California we are in a thousand year drought. That means the few and far between times it does sprinkle or barely snow we take full advantage of every little snow flake. Todays forecast called for seventy percent chance …

How to Make Delicious Dosas

It was my first time making dosas. My boyfriend made me dosas two weeks ago and he has awakened a monster inside of me! I can not get enough of this Indian food breakfast treat; a pancake made with lentil powder and fenugreek. I know, lentil pancakes? It sounds weird, right? I’ve only had the …

Indian Spiced Tahini Cauliflower Bake

Recently I have been doing so much more blogging than actual running/ hiking/ having adventures. It’s a hard lifestyle change. It’s the first early days of spring time here in the Big Bear Valley and the snow is melting fast and the trails are just begging to be hiked. Carly dog whines at me constantly …