Zesty Italian Faux Pasta Salad

Let me start off by saying, there is no pasta in this salad. That's right, the recipe I am about to share with you is a pasta-free pasta salad. It makes no sense...or does it make perfect sense? Let me explain. I avoid most grains and refined flours because I find that when I include … Continue reading Zesty Italian Faux Pasta Salad

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Front Porch Lemonade

"Summertime, and the livin' is easy..." These lyrics have been dancing around my head after a gorgeous weekend here in California. It may not be summer yet, but our beautiful weather has me feeling wistful for the long, sun-soaked days that are right around the corner. This weekend, I realized how much I am influenced … Continue reading Front Porch Lemonade

Ceviche de Pescado (Fish Ceviche)

We've had some beautiful weather here lately in Northern California. It's been sunny and warm, with temperatures hovering around the high 60's, low 70's. It's been rough guys, real rough. Last week, it was so warm that Matt and I decided to break out the new cornhole boards, set up the BBQ and play outside … Continue reading Ceviche de Pescado (Fish Ceviche)

Dairy Free Peach & Coconut Creamsicles

Well hello there! Sunday June 21st marked the very first day of summer. Hallelujah and praise the lord, we made it to my favorite season of the year! I'm talking about long, sunny days filled with BBQ's, hangouts at the beach, camping with friends and family - the possibilities are endless. It also means it's socially acceptable to wear … Continue reading Dairy Free Peach & Coconut Creamsicles

Triple Threat Mixed Berry & Chicken Salad

Do you tend to have a love/hate relationship with big, green salads? Maybe veering towards the hate side? Like when you've decided you're going to start eating healthier, and you proudly choose the salad option instead of the big, greasy cheeseburger with those sweet potato fries that you love so much. But you secretly really want the … Continue reading Triple Threat Mixed Berry & Chicken Salad

Sweet and Summery Peach Empanadas

One of the many things I love about summer is the abundance of delicious fruit. In California, summertime brings us apricots, blackberries, nectarines, raspberries, strawberries, and my personal favorite, peaches. Talk about nature's candy - sweet and juicy with a touch of tartness. So when I see peaches lining the produce section of the store, … Continue reading Sweet and Summery Peach Empanadas