19Dec/16

Seasoning Cast Iron

Rusty cast iron cookware laying around your house? Recondition it with these easy steps from Lodge.com. Become an Ember Living VIP for FREE for a limited time and stay up to dateRead More…

02Dec/16

Cooking Classes in 2017

If you are in the LA-area, join me for my introductory class to Intuitive Cooking! Register by phone starting DECEMBER 12th by calling 818.947.2577 ext. 4172 OR online starting JANUARY 3rd at https://lavalley.augusoft.netRead More…

15Nov/16

Intuitive Cooking Classes in 2017

SAVE THE DATE I’ll be teaching a cooking class called “Intuitive Cooking: How to Unleash your Creativity by Learning to Cook without Recipes.” The focus of this class will be Salads, SoupsRead More…

23Sep/16

Recipe: Spinach Artichoke Dip

There is a big chain restaurant that I visit a couple of times a year, simply because I ADORE their spinach artichoke dip. The other day I thought to myself, “I need aRead More…

08Aug/16

Sustainability: 3-Tips for Waste Free Entertaining

Save $$ and the planet by going waste free for all your parties and picnics. Because a lot of our entertaining is done outside by a pool, all of the materials I’mRead More…

13Jul/16

Food and Health Tip: Freeze Your Lemons

I always start my day with lemon water. I’ve been doing it for years and it really works for me. There have also been numerous studies that suggest lemons cancer-inhibiting qualities (evenRead More…

27May/16

Recipe: Cinnamon Danish a la Martha Stewart

UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: A change to the original recipe: I substitute succanat (aka: crystallized cane juice find it here on Amazon http://amzn.to/2kArbEI) for brown sugar because I prefer the flavor ofRead More…

25May/16

Homeschool Summer Plan

For the record, I’m not a “traditional” homeschooler. I don’t prepare lesson plans, and I don’t homeschool alone. My version of homeschooling functions like a coop, where a group of families getRead More…

29Apr/16

Inexpensive Protein and Fiber On The Go

My friends love to tease me about how prepared I am. I must have lived through some major disaster in a former life because in this life I’m like a human-Swiss-Army-knife-Eagle-Scout-MacGyver-combo  (ROTFLMAORead More…

20Apr/16

Edible Utensils

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