How did I not know this existed? It’s fun-looking, totally healthy, real food and easy to eat. Failure is the springboard to many great things and I found out about yogurt bark because I totally failed at one project and was trying to find redemption so I wouldn’t have to throw it all away. Real…

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I owe you an apology. Maybe I just woke up from a very long winter’s nap? With very little cold weather, but still with no leaves on trees, if it’s below 50, I just want to do nothing. And that mindset seems to speed up time without me really knowing what I’ve done. My apologies…

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Day 15!!! Yes, I’m halfway through the Whole30 and debating if I will continue to and past my birthday which is less than a week away. I had thought about making this a Whole21 and ending the day before my birthday so I can eat what I want and I may still, but eating this…

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You’re working hard to steer clear of sugars, all of you Paleo and Whole 30 people, and you are doing great! You don’t eat processed food. You haven’t even had ice cream all summer (even on National Ice Cream Day!) You’re eating meat like a caveman and feeling great. But did you know that there…

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At 5:00pm everyday, the biggest issue happening in our household is “Mom, I’m STARVING! What do we have to eat?” My standard answer having been “snacks in the bottom cabinet” which referred to the multitude of packaged (organic and mostly gluten-free, mind you) protein bars, crackers, even organic ramen. But as I was writing a…

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  Cafe Creme + Strawberry Jam = Breakfast California is calling us back! After being gone for almost 3 years, we finally get to go back. Before dining at restaurants I’ve dreamed about (A.O.C. I’m looking at you!), enjoying long dinners with friends and hanging out in Santa Barbara wine country, we decided we should jump…

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I’m over the whole Pumpkin Spice thing and we haven’t even gotten to the actual season for it yet! However, a simple statement from on of my gluten-free clients caused me to get over myself and create something awesome, even if Pumpkin Spice related! “I love pumpkin bread but I can’t eat it so I don’t even make it” That was it. That became my mission. She must have gluten-free pumpkin bread and it had to have good ingredients like coconut oil and maple syrup instead of the typical vegetable oil and sugar. The resulting bread, toasted and spread with sweet Maple Walnut Butter, tasted more like a dessert but is certainly virtuous. Make this and you will find it not only fills your body but feeds your soul with the comfort we all seek with the chillier Fall weather.

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These eggs aren’t just for breakfast, or for a fancy brunch. Go ahead, make them tonight for European style dinner. Whether it’s a Tortilla in Spain, Omelette or Eggs Poached in Red Wine in France or Frittata in Italy, eggs are not typically consumed for breakfast, but for lunch or dinner.  It seems as though…

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Two things that make breakfast better…jam and bacon. Right? What if you are out of one or both?If you have mushrooms on hand and any sort of berries (even frozen) you are good to go. Yep, I know, you’re probably thinking WHAT? How can you possibly make bacon and jam from these ingredients. We are…

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Unless you are a vegan or non-egg eating vegetarian, chances are eggs are a part of your diet. Now that many people are eschewing grains of may kinds, proteins are all the more important. Eggs of all kinds, but especially boiled eggs, are one of the most convenient and near-perfect foods you can eat. With…

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