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30 Minute Pumpkin Quinoa Bowl

30 Minute Pumpkin Quinoa Bowl

Nothing screams fall quite like pumpkin! But I’ll be honest, I’m a little tired of all the sweet pumpkin this and sweet pumpkin that. Pumpkin is a squash just like any other vegetable. And while there are many savory pumpkin dishes, they are usually accompanied […]

8 Thanksgiving Sides for Under $5

8 Thanksgiving Sides for Under $5

If you are a frequent host/hostess of Thanksgiving, you know how pricey the event can get if you don’t pay attention. Sometimes people spend upwards of $500 on just one meal! Well I’m here to tell you that there’s a better way. Good hearty Thanksgiving […]

Strawberry Vanilla Birthday Cake

Strawberry Vanilla Birthday Cake

My husband likes the simple things in life. Baseball, white t-shirts and a good cut of steak. So it was no surprise to me when he asked for a “plain” vanilla cake with strawberries for his birthday. “Nothing special” is always his request. That’s all […]

Blueberry Yogurt Bark

Blueberry Yogurt Bark

When even the mornings are hot, you know it’s going to be a super sweaty summer day. But thankfully, you can start your mornings with something ice cold and nutritious! This blueberry yogurt bark is my go to summer breakfast. It’s delicious, it’s cold, it’s […]

Meet our Sourdough Starter: Blobby

Meet our Sourdough Starter: Blobby

Meet our wonderful sourdough starter and new addition to the family: Blobby. Blobby enjoys being lazy and blobby. He also enjoys creating yeast, doubling in size, burping tiny bubbles, and being fed. And since he only needs to be fed once a week, he’s super […]

The Great Egg-Speriment

The Great Egg-Speriment

The egg. The most universal protein source and the bane of my existence for the last few weeks. I decided to take it upon myself to use a dozen eggs in a week but only using the egg whites and egg yolks separately. Well, 2.5 […]

Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad

Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad

It’s raspberry picking time! It’s not often, living in urban LA, that I get to pick my own fruit or vegetables. Our poor little apartment patio is north facing and only gets a sliver of sun for an hour a day. Not ideal for growing […]

Sweet Chili BBQ Sauce

Sweet Chili BBQ Sauce

Tonight I made this really yummy sweet chili bbq sauce to go with our flank steak. I was aiming for a beef and broccoli dish, but I didn’t want to add a million ingredients to the sauce. I wanted something simple and straight forward that […]

Mango Orange Quinoa Salad

Mango Orange Quinoa Salad

Summertime in the food world is usually spent praising the strawberry or stone fruits (peaches, nectarines, etc.). But we always seem to forget that in California, it’s mango time!! We’re so lucky to have the climate to grow tropical fruits like mangos, so let’s celebrate […]

Grilled Tomato Bruschetta

Grilled Tomato Bruschetta

Ah summer! It’s the time where all the best fruits and vegetables start to ripen and harvest. Chief among these is tomatoes. Beautiful plump juicy red tomatoes. I’ll be totally honest though… I’ve never been a big tomato fan! Just hear me out though. I […]