Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Girls are Back!

When my girls were younger we started the 80/20 rule – 80% of the time we eat clean, unprocessed foods. The other 20% of the time, they eat as they please. Translation? At home we eat CLEAN, and the rest of the time they make their own choices. Fortunately, 80% is usually enough to maintain […]


Download PDFCLEAN FOOD, revised edition | Snacks | Page 314 I STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU to double, triple or even quadruple this recipe, because once they come out of the oven they’re nearly impossible to resist. INGREDIENTS 3 cups cooked chickpeas 2–3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Sea salt Seasoning of choice (see variations at right) […]

It’s a James Beard Nomination for CLEAN START!

On Monday at 4pm the email in my inbox said quite simply, “Congratulations!” “On what?” I replied. …and THAT is how I learned that CLEAN START had been nominated for a James Beard Award in the Healthy Focus category. A year ago when CLEAN FOOD did not make the grade, I had come up with […]