Health knowledge made personal

wgfoodie

I have an extreme passion for whole grain/whole food cooking. I am a lover of anything food. I aim to squash the notion that healthy food is boring and bland... one whole food at a time. The only intention I have with this blog is to share my lifestyle. It has proven positive for my health, my... Full Bio
› Share page:

Posts

Sort by: Most recent | Name
on the menu : evolution spinach coconut stew w/ roasted aji amarillo chickpeas by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I am a huge fan of transforming leftovers into a brand new dish.  Leftovers = flavors have had time to settle = happy tastebuds.  I took leftovers of my Cauliflower Tabbou ... Read on »
on the menu : cauliflower gluten free taboulleh w/ roasted poblano vinaigrette by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you’re looking for a fun, gluten free taboulleh recipe that doesn’t call for another type of grain – because sometimes we all want change – give cauliflower a try!  It ... Read on »
cooking through a cookbook by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I can’t tell you the last time I actually cooked out of a cookbook.  Like, went beyond the pictures and bothered to fully read the recipe and try to recreate a very simila ... Read on »
on the menu : coconut infused sprouted mung bean salad w/ vietnamese dressing by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For the longest time, I was scared of buying fish sauce.  Not literally scared (that would be weird), but worried that it would overwhelm anything I made with the strong e ... Read on »
that time i survived a juice cleanse by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A few weeks back, I completed a 3-day juice cleanse with fellow yogis from my beloved yoga studio, YogaSoul .  The cleanse entailed consuming 4 juices + 1 healthy meal eac ... Read on »
summer food feast by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking SUMMER FOOD FEAST Summer is an opportune time to play around with colorful produce and refreshing combinations!  Share your creations with family and friends while bas ... Read on »
on the menu : fiesta of grilled vegetables by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking FIESTA OF GRILLED VEGETABLES Hello grill season!  Nothing beats the aroma and taste of grilled, charred veggies.  Must haves in our household include portabellas, bell ... Read on »
on the menu : vegetarian thai red curry by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking VEGETARIAN THAI RED CURRY Whenever I make Thai curry, I draw inspiration from my days living in Boston.  My husband and I used to frequent a cute little Thai spot at l ... Read on »
go with the flow by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking GO WITH THE FLOW I have become a huge advocate of the notion ‘going with the flow.’  Living and breathing through each moment as it is and as it comes is humbling and ... Read on »
on the menu : watermelon + heirloom beet salad by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking WATERMELON + HEIRLOOM BEET SALAD If you are lucky enough to find locally grown organic heirloom beets, GRAB THEM ALL.  These beauties are not as beet-y as their more t ... Read on »
on the menu : roasted cauliflower coconut milk curry by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking ROASTED CAULIFLOWER COCONUT MILK CURRY This is a comforting curry pulled together by an aromatic roasted cauliflower and soothing, creamy coconut milk.  The two make s ... Read on »
on the menu : cold brown rice vermicelli noodle salad by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking COLD BROWN RICE VERMICELLI NOODLE SALAD Next to standard green salads, my quintessential go-to summer dish would have to be a cold brown rice noodle salad.  I think th ... Read on »
on the menu : watermelon + kohlrabi salad w/ miso apricot glaze dressing by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking WATERMELON + KOHLRABI SALAD W/ MISO APRICOT GLAZE DRESSING Ahh, watermelon.  The quintessential fruit of summer.  I picked one up the other day and have been chowing d ... Read on »
on the menu : swiss chard “noodle” salad by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking SWISS CHARD “NOODLE” SALAD I drew inspiration from zucchini noodle salads (which are equally fantastic), in concocting something fun with the gigantic swiss chard leav ... Read on »
on the side : simply pickled cucumbers by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking SIMPLY PICKLED CUCUMBERS Pickled cucumbers are the perfect side dish.  Not only are they super easy to make, they have a palate cleansing property that complements alm ... Read on »
a dose of musical inspiration by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A DOSE OF MUSICAL INSPIRATION Trying something a little different here and sharing a non-food-centric post to kickstart your weekend! “This is the New Year,” by A Gre ... Read on »
onto dessert : gluten free + vegan rolled almond cookies by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking GLUTEN FREE + VEGAN ROLLED ALMOND COOKIES Happy June, friends! I’m always on the lookout for a simple, gluten free and vegan cookie without weird additives.  Often ... Read on »
on the menu : spinach + toasted pumpkin seed soup w/ braised apricots by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking SPINACH + TOASTED PUMPKIN SEED SOUP W/ BRAISED APRICOTS Late spring is a beautiful time of year for cooking.  Your body starts to prep for hot & humid summer months by ... Read on »
onto drinks : tropical lassi smoothie by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking TROPICAL LASSI SMOOTHIE My tropical lassi smoothie is a blend of guava, mangoes, pineapples, carrots, bananas, wheatgrass, kale, coconut, macadamia nuts, and yogurt.   ... Read on »
cooking with friends is joyful by wgfoodie Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking COOKING WITH FRIENDS IS JOYFUL If you’re a home cook like me, you probably spend the majority of your cooking days going at it alone.  Makes sense.  But I encourage yo ... Read on »