Wednesday, August 31, 2011

wellness and food

My brother, Sean, is in town right now.
He lives on the east coast, so I treasure every second I get with him.

Sean is an acupuncturist and Qi Gong instructor and, along with his wife, does private catering to clients who are looking to integrate alternative medicine with a healthy diet in order to achieve optimal health. Both Sean and his wife, Jenny, believe that food is our greatest weapon against disease.

The dishes they prepare are primarily vegetarian and incorporate a lot of raw foods, as well as legumes, whole grains, vegetables and fruits. They are sensitive to people with allergies and focus on low-glycemic, anti-inflammatory food.

But aside from all that, the food is DELICIOUS! I know this because I have personally sampled a whole lot of Sean's food over the years. He makes some of my favorite dishes on the planet and there are a number of dishes I request every time I see him, (well, except for his beet smoothie. I just can't hang with that one.)

Here are a few of the things he's made in the last few days...

Baba ghanoush with quinoa flatbread

Raw beet soup

Raw collard spring rolls with marinated vegetables

Baked yams with coconut milk


Winnie said...

Yum. Wish I could be transported across the country to eat all that wonderful healthy food with you!

Anonymous said...

Lovely food, beautifully photographed.
The recipes would be wonderful to share, hint hint.

Helene said...

Dang! All of the above sound and look delicious! I love all the flavor combos!

Emma Galloway said...

Yum! Those baked yam's have my name written all over them :-)

Your mama said...

Such a talented brother! How did so much talent end up in one family! Your mother must be so proud.

Valery Rizzo said...

The raw collard spring rolls look amazing! would love to be able to make and eat them. Is the recipe somewhere?

Clare said...

Valery, my brother is in the process of setting up a blog and he'll post the recipe there. I'll let you know when it's up! :) The rolls were super yummy!

Clare said...

Okay, his blog is up! Go to: for recipes.

Unknown said...

Quinoa flatbread. What an interesting idea. Do you know where I can find a good recipe?

Clare said...

Heather, you can find the recipe on my brother's new blog: