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Comfort Food

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Purple Sweet Potato Crust Quiche

Purple Sweet Potato Crust Quiche

Purple sweet potatoes are my favorite food right now, so you can imagine my excitement when our new Trader Joe’s had BAGS of organic ones! If you haven’t had them before, do yourself a favor and check your nearest health store, Whole Foods, or TJ’s and pick up […]