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Mango Matcha Smoothie

Mango Matcha Smoothie

Have you heard of matcha tea before, but you didn’t know what to do with it? Or are you just a smoothie-lover and you’re looking for some new, unique recipes? You’ve come to the right place. I absolutely love collaborating with brilliant people who are […]

Looseleaf Iced Tea with Berry Lime and Pineapple Orange Simple Syrup

Looseleaf Iced Tea with Berry Lime and Pineapple Orange Simple Syrup

The heat wave has arrived. It’s going to be 107 soon, and our pool area burned to the ground about a week ago. My husband and I were lounging in bed when we heard the screaming. He was watching the History channel, and I was […]

Instant Pot Lemon Poppyseed Bread (Paleo, GF)

Instant Pot Lemon Poppyseed Bread (Paleo, GF)

My life as an escapist – I’ve moved six times in the last few years, all throughout California. I’ve moved so many times that I don’t remember the comfort of being in the same place for any length of time – having a well-worn route to […]

Restaurant Tableside Guacamole

Restaurant Tableside Guacamole

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My husband has worked at a lot of restaurants in his lifetime. One of his jobs was serving at a Mexican restaurant on the ocean, where he had to make tableside guacamole TEN TIMES a night. His guacamole is famous on […]

Instant Pot Creamy Mac and Cheese

Instant Pot Creamy Mac and Cheese

Look, I know I’m usually all about healthy recipes with lots of veggies, but sometimes you just need comfort food. And when you want mac and cheese, you want something fast and easy that (hopefully) doesn’t come out of a blue box. (: This recipe […]

Cheese Tray with Blood Orange Mimosas

Cheese Tray with Blood Orange Mimosas

Our internet and cable have been out all day, so I’ve been running around town with husband getting some fun new groceries, and sitting outside on my patio in the sunshine catching up on phone calls. NO TIME TO BLOG? The horror. I’m using this tray […]

Abundance Bowl with Turmeric Ginger Cashew Cream

Abundance Bowl with Turmeric Ginger Cashew Cream

You guys, I have a serious question. How do you make friends when you’re an adult? I think it’s easiest when you’re in college. College is a built-in friend fest. You go to your neighbors’ house and watch Grey’s Anatomy and eat chocolate chip cookies every […]

Mom’s Chicken Rice Soup (Instant Pot)

Mom’s Chicken Rice Soup (Instant Pot)

I have been a yoga-goer for most of my adult life. I love the way it makes my muscles and joints and mind feel after a great session. I like sun salutations, restorative yoga, savasanas. I like the mudras, pranayamas, and even the pretty mats […]

GF Garlic Cheddar Crackers

GF Garlic Cheddar Crackers

  I wrote a post on my personal Facebook page a few days ago, asking people what they do for self-care. I received a very interesting and wide variety of responses: working out, taking baths, cooking, coloring, laughing, petting animals… but only ONE person out […]

Grow Your Own Crystals

Grow Your Own Crystals

If you don’t feel like making a crystal necklace, but would rather buy one, click here. I’ve been thinking about crystals lately because there has been a lot of negative energy in the universe for the last few days for my husband and me. Even if […]