Another fun way to turn breakfast into lunch, is by making this killer PB & J for game day. It's also very kid-friendly!
A tea-based twist on the traditional poached pear recipe. Using red rooibos tea, these pears are rich, elegant and spicy. You won’t even notice the lack of wine.
What better way to celebrate the 4th of July then with this super-cheesy, extra gooey, grilled cheese sandwich. I mean, it’s all in the name of freedom. So it is okay, right? America…f*ck yeah!
This winter salad has enough flavor to keep you eating healthy all through the holidays. The roasted persimmons add a lot of flavor and there’s just enough brie cheese to make you feel like you’re cheating on your diet. Maybe you are?
Crisp, slightly sweet and a green grassy-like flavor, fresh asparagus is perfect steamed, sautéed or even just grilled. It requires hardly any meddling to taste amazing.
There’s a certain elegance that lavender brings to almost any dish. I displayed this before with my Honey-Lavender Stuffed Strawberries and and had been wanting to rework that combo for a while. Well, I did. Check out these amazing popsicles!
It’s National Grilled Cheese Month but you know I ain’t happy unless I’ve stuck an avocado in something so here we go!
This sandwich is part PB&J, part French toast, and full on awesome. If you thought a peanut butter & jelly sandwich recipe couldn’t be decadent, you thought wrong. Oh, and so did I! Enjoy.
Pizza dough is one of those things that once you make it yourself, you’ll eat even more pizza than you already do. Why? Well, homemade pizza dough is super easy to make and fresh baked pizza is way tastier than anything you’ll get delivered.
Reach for something fresh this Saint Patrick’s Day by enjoying this cabbage salad, made with fresh apples, oranges, fennel, and pomegranate.
Super Bowl or not, these fried risotto balls (arancini) make the perfect appetizer. Made with beer soaked risotto, fresh Gouda cheese and lots of love, you will need to make a double batch of this recipe.
This side dish is slightly sweet and smokey (thank you bourbon!) with just a hint of spice from the cardamom pod. Of course, the thyme helps round out all those flavors and giving it a bright finish. This dish is as beautiful on the taste buds as it is to photograph!
Boozy roasted cranberries and gooey brie make this mouthwatering grilled cheese sandwich a quick favorite. What better way to use up all that leftover homemade cranberry sauce?
My goal for this recipe was two-fold. Make gingerbread men a wee bit less crunchy and to make them a smidge healthier. Sweet potato seemed like the perfect choice because, well, sweet potatoes are amazeballs. Also, if you’ve had candied sweet potatoes during the holidays… you know just how well they go with ginger.
I am always looking for fun and exciting ways to add heat to a meal. I put it in my sangrias, popsicles and pretty much everywhere. Well, sometimes I just want to go straight to the source.
The perfect way to indulge if there ever was one. Fresh asparagus covered in gooey Gruyere cheese and then topped off with a fried egg.
Love mojitos? Try this unusual version that is made using fresh lavender. This recipe is by the girl & the fig.
Is there anything cauliflower can’t do? Aside from standing in as a gluten-free alternative, like this twist on a traditional tabbouleh salad, cauliflower is also great if you are trying to eat more drought-friendly, which you should. California is in its worst drought ever, which not only sucks for us here in Cali, but the rest of the nation too, as we supply 40% your fresh produce. Yup, that much!
There are quite a few ways to de-stem kale. But most of what I have seen people do wastes a lot of it. And who wants that? Kale is super tasty and super healthy! Let’s get as much of that green leafy goodness off the stalk as possible, and as quickly as we can too, […]
The first thing you want to do is make sure you bought more figs than just for this recipe. Black mission figs are as tasty as they are beautiful and I just want to motorboat a handful of these babies even before I get to making anything with them. Are you with me? Now let’s make one yummy salad.
This vegan ice cream is perfect. It only uses 3 ingredients and takes but 5 minutes to make (boom!). That means more explosions and less cooking. Not a bad deal for homemade ice cream, right?