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Dragonfruit Smoothie and Quiche videos!

Dragonfruit Smoothie and Quiche videos!

Hey everyone! I just wanted to share a quick post and tell you about my Youtube channel. So far, I’ve filmed two videos: A Dragonfruit Superfood Smoothie Bowl and a Cheesy Quiche with Caramelized Onion, Kale, and Potato. The first one I filmed on my […]

Online Grocery Shopping: Failures and Favorites

Online Grocery Shopping: Failures and Favorites

It’s that dreaded time of week again: time to go to the grocery store. The pantry is empty and all that’s left in the fridge is the fancy mustard set you got for Christmas and an almost-empty bottle of almond milk. You’re so exhausted from […]

Berry Mint Smoothie

Berry Mint Smoothie

I’ve been getting in the habit of a morning smoothie ever since I bought a Blendtec blender. I had a Ninja before, which is MUCH more affordable, but does a terrible job of chopping up greens like kale and spinach. I got my Ninja at […]

Superfood Pesto Two Ways

Superfood Pesto Two Ways

I’m sitting inside with the fan blowing, staring out at my brand new patio. It used to be all concrete and fallen leaves and storage, but we’ve spent a lot of time converting it into a beautiful space for grilling and relaxing. We dug up […]

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 […]