Author Archives: Chris

About Chris

I am a personal chef and cooking instructor with a deep and personal interest in healing with whole foods. I started Lost Arts Kitchen so I could share what I have learned about preparing real food on a real budget while living a real life.

Thanksgiving Menu (gluten-free, mostly paleo)

I am feeling especially grateful that this Thanksgiving, my daughter can enjoy everything at the table. After nearly two years of maintaining a very low carb diet to control her seizures, over the last month or so, she has been … Continue reading

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Salmon and Cauliflower Curry, a Nutritional Powerhouse

This salmon and cauliflower curry is one of my favorites. It became a mainstay one summer solstice. I always like to prepare yellow and orange foods on the solstice, to celebrate our life-giving Sun. I wanted to make a bright … Continue reading

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Food Heals!

A little over two years ago, my health went into a serious decline. I was tired all the time. I had chronic pain throughout my body. My memory had become completely unreliable and I had trouble concentrating. I was losing … Continue reading

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In My Cocoon…

I am on a break from blogging and teaching while I work on some new possibilities. Come back soon, I promise to be back with some exciting announcements!

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Food Swap & Pot Luck with Kate Payne

I’m thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a food swap and potluck here on June 24th in honor of Kate Payne, author of The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking and founder of the Brooklyn and Austin food swaps. … Continue reading

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Lost Arts Kitchen, in Cooking Light?

Kinda funny to see Lost Arts Kitchen mentioned in a magazine that would probably never publish one of my animal-fat laden recipes, but totally awesome to be included in this round-up of businesses that make Portland “one of the most … Continue reading

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Eating Local Meal Plan for Spring

Salad Greens & Asparagus in the Garden What I hope to illustrate with the following meal plan for next week’s Seven Days 100% Local challenge  isn’t so much that there are many delicious fresh foods you can pick up at … Continue reading

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