Homemade Green Tortillas With Spinach and Cilantro

These tortillas have some spinach for color and a bit of cilantro. It's just the right amount of surprising flavor. You must try and see for yourself.  ...more

20 Food Blog Trends That Need to Die in 2015

Honestly, people, we don't know why we even bother. We do the very hard work of reading all the blogs and spotting all the hackneyed trends for you, and for what? We've officially lost the war on stripey straws, mason jars, quinoa, and pumpkin spice. ...more

How to Go Vegan in 9 Easy Steps

SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more

Use Extra Christmas Candy to Make These Fudge Recipes

My husband and I rarely eat dessert but if you opened our pantry you'd find yourself facing a whole shelf of candy. We rarely eat it but if we ever get a late-night craving for Skittles, Nerds, jelly beans or Swedish Fish, we're covered. Don't get me ...more

What Do You Mean, "WHAT'S A HAM BALL?"

All my life I've thought everyone had ham balls at Easter. That is, until this week, when I casually mentioned to my co-workers my need to pick up eight pounds of chopped ham so my husband could make his most-coveted holiday recipe for my extended family. This is odd? Other people don't know what ham balls are?...more
I prefer savory, as well. I would be a baked kibbe eater, but only if the cinnamon were very light.more

Paleo Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits Recipe

Any attempt to be healthy requires you to eat certain foods only rarely. I love grits, and I really love shrimp and grits. Unfortunately, grits are ground corn kernels, and corn is a grain, so grits are no longer on my mostly paleo menu (unless I'm in New Orleans). Imagine my joy when I stumbled upon a Paleo Shrimp & Grits recipe from emeals! The "grits" are made with cauliflower. ...more
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22 Tricks to Save at the Grocery Store

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, food is the third-largest household expense. Regardless of whether you're feeding just yourself or entire family, most likely you find that groceries are huge part of your paycheck. These 22 tricks will help you save money, prevent impulse buys, and find the best prices. ...more
I would like to add: read labels. Buying cheap food is often buying food that is processed and ...more

Matcha Macarons filled with White and Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

Macaron shells with a subtle matcha flavor and a white and dark chocolate peanut butter filling. ...more

Lemon & Cherry Whole Wheat Scones Recipe

Lighten up your brunch table with these fragrant and tasty lemon and cherry whole wheat scones. There’s even a make-ahead option to make your morning easier. For the kids, Easter morning may be all about Easter baskets and chocolate eggs ....more

Nigel Slater’s Chicken Noodle Soup

An easy and delicious soup...more


The last few weeks of unusually warm March weather had us craving shaved ice, so we recently revisited our favorite spot for snow shaved ice in San Diego, Iceskimo. Because this is a revisit post, it’ll be a little shorter. For a more thorough post on Iceskimo, read my original post here ....more

Chinese Pickled Garlic 醃蒜頭

Ah, garlic! ...more

Easter Egg Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe

Easter Egg Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe using three ingredients – a fun festive dessert to make with your kids for Easter! This weekend was a little rough. I started Cason’s “potty party” aka our celebration for potty training day on Friday and he did great! ...more

Macarons with White Chocolate-Mint Ganache

The calendar says its spring, but the temperature went down to 26 last night. ...more

Quick Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Fig and Chili Sauce

Quick Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Fig and Chili Sauce is a delicious 30 minute meal with bold, mouthwatering flavors....more

Carrot Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze #MuffinMonday

These delicious muffins have all the flavor of tender carrot cake but are made with the two-bowl method traditional for muffins and are topped with generous lashing of sweetened cream cheese....more

Naked Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Blogging this past year has made me realize a lot of things about myself that I never knew. One of which is the fact that I might be obsessed with cake. I wouldn’t have thought so but recently I’ve just wanted to bake cakes ....more