How to Sprout Chickpeas

How to Sprout Chickpeas

My favorite part about spring is seeing the sleeping plants and animals wake up and come to life. Here in It’s-Never-Winter-in-California/Nevada (at least not this year), we have small buds popping out of the ground already. In honor of spring and all that has sprung as well as all that has yet to be sprung,…

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Carrot Mango Coconut Smoothie

Carrot Mango Coconut Smoothie

Carrot Mango Coconut Smoothies light up your life. Hey mango! Mango Italiano! Hey mango! Mango Italiano! Go, go, go you mixed up Sicialiano. All you Calabraise-y do the mango like a crazy… If you can walk past the mangoes in the grocery store without singing Mambo Italiano, then you’re a stronger person than I am….

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Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Bread with Honey-Lemon Glaze

Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Bread with Honey-Lemon Glaze

Gluten Free Lemon Poppy Seed Bread with Honey-Lemon Glaze: the bread for which you willingly walk 500 miles. I’m not trying to tell you how to live or anything, but… If you’re going to walk 500 miles, it might as well be because of this bread. If there’s a door you want to fall down…

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Bibimbap with Sweet Potatoes

Bibimbap with Sweet Potatoes

Bibimbap with Sweet Potatoes is a vegetarian take on a classic Korean dish.  Photo by Rikki Snyder Bibimbap wapadap aaaa doooowap doobedapbap aaa dooowap bibimbap adoooo hey yeaaa (sung to the tune of Hanson’s MMMBop). Sorry. That needed to come out. Better that it get broadcasted on the internet than out loud in real life…

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Spring Salad with Shaved Asparagus and Lemon-Parsley Dressing

Spring Salad with Shaved Asparagus and Lemon-Parsley Dressing

Spring Salad with Shaved Asparagus and Lemon-Parsley Dressing is crisp, zesty, flavorful and healthy  – perfect to cool your spring fever. Spring fever.  Anyone have it? Plants are perking up, birds are chirping, animals are frolicking. You’re restless… perhaps irritable… and things. Why? Why, life, whyyyyy? I googled it and discovered the reason for spring…

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Fireside Chats with Julia – Episode 1

Fireside Chats with Julia - Episode 1

Good morning! Oh hey, this is new! Posting on a Sunday AND no pictures of food? Whaaaat’s going on here? For quite some time, I’ve been tinkering with the idea of starting a non-food related series on my blog. Ta-daaa! This is your first installment of Fireside Chats with Julia.

Moo Shu Vegetable Bowls

Moo Shu Vegetable Bowls | www.theroastedroot.net

Moo Shu Vegetable Bowls help you bring the takeout in. to your belly. I’ve turned over a new leaf and it’s called Bringing Takeout In. Takeout that you don’t have to leave your house for. Take In. Mmmmm what a glorious concept! After I showed you How to Make Homemade Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce,…

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