Vegan Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 cups of unbleached flour 2/3 cup baking cocoa 1 1/4 cup raw turbinado sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp vanilla  2/3 cup vegetable oil  1/2 cup non dairy chocolate chips (or if you’re not a vegan, use chocolate chips) 1/2 cup non dairy milk 4 tsp ground flax seed   … Continue reading Vegan Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

International Family Meals · Thai Food

Teacher’s Day & Green Curry

On January 16, teachers all over Thailand are joyfully celebrated at school. Wai Kru or Teacher’s Day is a public holiday with a special ceremony where students show their respect by bowing to teachers, and giving out sweets and cards. A week after I graduated college, I left for Thailand to teach English. I loved the… Continue reading Teacher’s Day & Green Curry

International Family Meals

Pistachio Pomegranate Mint Chicken

With no special holiday in mind, here is a dinner to celebrate! This mouth watering Iranian inspired dish has an incredibly rich flavor and crunchy texture with fresh pomegranate seeds and pistachios. This recipe is a family favorite and is actually quite simple to make.   The longest part of this recipe is making the pomegranate… Continue reading Pistachio Pomegranate Mint Chicken


Cashew Carrot Coconut Ginger & Turmeric Soup

Exploring new flavors with my 15 month old is probably my favorite activity ever. He’s quite adventurous most days, but for all of those unadventurous ones, a PBJ or mac n cheese brings my babe pure joy. He already loves Indian, Thai, Iranian, Japanese and Chinese food which makes my heart swell with happiness because… Continue reading Cashew Carrot Coconut Ginger & Turmeric Soup