Recipe: Chia Pudding

Easy, yummy, great staple to have in the fridge.  The texture is kind of like tapioca pudding and my kiddo has adored it ever since she could eat.  It has about 100Read More…


Easy Gourmet: Deconstructed Deviled Eggs

If I can find an easier way to do something, I WILL! I love deviled eggs, but the making of them not so much. So I came up with an easier wayRead More…


Great Tips for Camping

Camping season is upon us!  In fact, I just returned from a lovely weekend camping trip with about 80-people that was super fun. The best thing about 95-degree desert weather?  There’s nothingRead More…


Product Review: Chef Le Mieux Julienne Peeler

I’m always looking for multifuctional products in my home. If something can’t do double duty, then I don’t want it!  Especially if something is bulky and will take up precious storage space,Read More…


A Healthy Treat

I made dark-chocolate-covered strawberries as a going away gift for a very health-conscious friend. When I was done there was just enough dark chocolate that I didn’t want to waste it, soRead More…


Craving Busters

I am NOT one of those people who never eat desserts. For me dinner is not complete without a sweet treat to signal my brain that the kitchen is closed! Before IRead More…


Introducing the Romanesco

Easily the most interesting (and in my opinion beautiful) vegetable, the Romanesco is part of the cruciferous vegetable family along with broccoli and cauliflower which it distantly resembles. Like other members ofRead More…


Best Grain-Free (Paleo) Brownies

I love this paleo brownie recipe. In fact, I PREFER it to traditional flour-based recipes. No one will ever know the difference because it is quite sweet. I wouldn’t exactly call thisRead More…


Never Pick The Wrong Avocado Again

I thought this diagram was awesome. Check out 24 other informative nutrition-related infographics, from easy smoothie recipes to 3-ingredient meals, here. http://www.buzzfeed.com/carolynkylstra/healthy-eating-charts Image from Northwest Edible Life at nwedible.com


In Praise of Toaster Ovens

I’m a HUGE fan of toaster ovens (TO) and have been ever since my mother and I set-up a makeshift kitchen in my college dorm room by putting a small toaster ovenRead More…