1. What is your favorite tool in the kitchen and why?
If I had to choose just one, it would probably be my GreenStar Juicer. I love, LOVE making green juice first thing in the morning – I can’t start the day without one! Sometimes I’ll even make another juice later in the day. The GreenStar is a bit slower than most juicers because of its twin gears used to cold-press the juice, but that’s what I like about it. It’s like a mini meditation, preparing the fresh produce and patiently watching the juicer transform all my beautiful, organic veggies into a pure, vibrant juice. Almost magical.
2. What's in your pantry?
Lets see, some of my staples include gluten-free whole grains like quinoa and buckwheat, but I’ve also got some wild rice, lentils, seaweed, coconut oil and butter, raw honey, dates, cacao butter/powder, vanilla powder, various teas including nettle and green tea, reishi mushrooms, MSM powder, nutritional yeast, and I always make sure to keep plenty of organic spices on hand. My nuts/seeds and most of my superfoods are stored in the fridge to keep fresh. At the moment I’ve got almonds, walnuts, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, hemp, chia and flax seeds, sprout seeds, some bee pollen, maca, mesquite and lucuma, and of course green powders like Ormus Greens, Vitamineral Green, and Elixir of the Lake (currently my favorite).