veg paneer curry
Food

Veggie and Paneer Curry

This curry is rich in flavor and full of nutrients from the veggies. Serve with a base of rice to soak up the delicious sauce. To make this dish vegan, just leave out the paneer (Indian cheese). Ingredients: 1-2 tbsp. butter1/2 onion, chopped3 small/medium potatoes, chopped1 cup water1 can coconut cream1 can chickpeas, drained1 cup… Continue reading Veggie and Paneer Curry

basil parsley Fiji garden
Food, garden

Tropical Garden Starters

We have a lush garden in our yard in Fiji. I can't take credit for it. Our gardener has been working the yard for many years, and previous tenants have installed their own touches. Before we moved to Fiji, we imagined being able to eat from our garden. After we arrived, we started small by… Continue reading Tropical Garden Starters

tuna ramen veggie pulp
Food

Dry Ramen with Tuna and Veggie Pulp

We just got a home juicer, and the yield on this thing is great because I don't discard the pulp once I've made raw juice. I store the vegetable pulp and sprinkle it on any dish for more nutrition. Just one example is a dry ramen I like to make for lunch, after a workout.… Continue reading Dry Ramen with Tuna and Veggie Pulp

Carrot cucumber celery juice
Food

An Intro to Raw Juicing

Despite the "Samuel Adams Rebel IPA" branding on the glass in the photo, this is not an endorsement of Sam Adams' products (not that I have anything against Sam Adams). Someone gave this glass as part of a Christmas gift, and I consider it the perfect size for juice. We just got a home juicer,… Continue reading An Intro to Raw Juicing

local produce Fiji
Food

Local Produce–Right Around the Corner

In Fiji, it's easy to have direct access to the people growing produce. Many people have kitchen gardens, and there is a permanent market in downtown Suva by the waterfront where locals can sell what they grow. We were walking our dogs recently, and right around the corner--literally--was a little table with vegetables in a… Continue reading Local Produce–Right Around the Corner