Health and Happiness 2014: Wonderful Autumnal Salad and Book Recommendation

Every year I wish my friends and family Health and Happiness for the year ahead because if you have those two items well in hand, the rest of life is much easierRead More…


What my Blog is About

This sign hangs outside my child’s co-op school, and it pretty much sums up my goals for Ember Living!


Seasonal Produce Tool

This is super cool. A graphic interactive tool for finding what produce is in season and local farmer’s markets by day of the week. Southern California specific… http://recipes.latimes.com/produce-guide/#


Berry Delicious Ice Cream Sandwiches

The past couple of weekends I’ve made the easiest dessert ever and they’ve been a huge hit with everyone,  I’ve always loved ice cream sandwiches, but this is a fun and fruityRead More…

Howcast Sustainable Living Series IN THE CAN

I had a blast shooting a Green Living series with Howcast last week in New York. Stay-tuned for 50 short (1-3 minute) actionable videos to be released on Howcast and YouTube in the near future.



Decluttering Your Kitchen: Choosing multi-tasking tools

It can be so easy to buy-in to super cool gadgets that only do one thing…especially in the kitchen.  I recently got rid of (aka: gifted to my brother and sister-in-law) someRead More…


The Last Hurrah for Soup

I love hot soup, but in Southern California there is definitely only a certain season when it is pleasant to eat.  Last week was blazing hot, but then an unexpected cold-snap hitRead More…


Raising a Kale-Loving Child

On the days when my toddler and I are out and about during lunch time, I usually have our lunch packed with us since I like to eat healthily.  Our “going out”Read More…


Pizza Night!

In my house Friday night is pizza night!  I’m a big believer in eating well 90% of the time and then doing whatever you want the other 10%.  We eat very cleanRead More…