Author: ivy

CARBOWHORE: A Chef’s Food Journey

My own food journey was a circuitous one. There’s a lot of people out there who switched to a plant-based diet overnight – I was not one of them. While I was in the...

TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE REMEDIES

To aid digestion, leaky gut, gluten intolerance, lactose intolerance FODMAPs, candid, bloating, constipation, diarrhea When I turned 25, I started to permanently have a belly. I thought it was just extra fat since the...

VEGAN CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

I made this the other night and a guest said it was “the best pudding they have ever had in their life.” And it’s vegan to boot. So a lot of people may already...

ANTIBES YACHT GUIDE: DINING / MARKETS

Each summer, over 50,000 young energetic people from around the globe arrive in Antibes, France a quaint village on the French Riviera that just so happens to berth the largest super yachts in the...

CHEF IVY’S PLANT-BASED APPROVED FOODS

EAT THIS! Brown Rice Oats Lentils Quinoa, Buckwheat, Millet, Amaranth (grain-like seeds) Beans (Garbanzo/Chickpea, Kidney, Cannellini), String beans, snap peas Corn and Peas Sweet Potato Beets, Parsnip, Jerusalem artichoke, rutabaga, turnips Red-Skinned Potatoes (organic...

Gourmet2Go! Hearty Lentil Soup

This is a satisfying soup that’s a breeze to prepare – 20 minutes and you have a warm, nourishing meal that’s easy to reheat. Ingredients: 350g dried lentils (green, blonde, red or beluga) 1...

Vegan Fare in Venice

A typical tourist town, I was pleasantly surprised to find fresh, organic cuisine in Venice, Italy. Bio Sound System, a charming cafe with patio dining on the island of Lido. And to top it...

5 FOOD AND BEAUTY TIPS FROM MY MOTHER

Before the health wave hit the Western world, my mother was juicing and not letting us eat anything from the middle of the supermarket (cereal, crackers, biscuits); nor did we drink soda. We took...