Where to Eat Near Disneyland

Disneyland may be its own world, but it's at the center of the Anaheim Resort District, a swirling galaxy of hotels, restaurants, and shops. Which means that, even outside of the park's hedge-ringed atmosphere, you'll find a multitude of places ...more

Quick and Easy Curried Chickpeas With Tofu

Let's talk about "quick and easy," two of my favorite words to find in a recipe title! I'm a strong believer that simple, convenient meals can also be flavorful and delicious. If you're trying to have a Meatless Monday dinner every week, ...more

8 Things I Learned After a Week of Being a Gluten-Free Vegan

There are a lot of claims out there about how wonderful being a vegan is. It'll make the whites of your eyes brighter (raw vegans have even reported their eyes changing color). You'll have more energy. You'll be overflowing with nutrients and less ...more

Lightened-Up Chorizo Fiesta Skillet

On our way home from a trip, Aldo and I stopped at Bob's Diner in Manchester, Vermont, for breakfast. I had a bacon-sausage-home fries breakfast skillet with two eggs on top, and it was THE. MOST. DELICIOUS. BREAKFAST. EVER. They served it in a ...more

A Much-Needed Morning Smoothie | Vitamin C Boost Recipe

According to Google, 1 medium-sized orange contains 70 milligrams of Vitamin C; a banana has about 10 milligrams; 1 cup of mango has approximately 60; and (surprisingly) a few handfuls of kale contain roughly 160 milligrams! If you're keeping up, ...more

180-Plus Recipes for Cinco de Mayo: Fish Tacos, Shredded Beef Enchiladas and Margaritas Galore!

Cinco de Mayo is coming up, so there’s no excuse not to put together a festive meal for friends and family. ...more

How to Make a Fridge Inventory

Ideally, a fridge/pantry inventory is something you do once and then maintain. I couldn't handle having to go through and count everything once a month. But once it is done, you have this new handle on exactly what you have available to use and you will probably be surprised just how much is actually in your house. ...more

The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Menu Planner

Cinco de Mayo is next Tuesday, and you know what that means: It's time to fiesta! Aside from Southern food, Mexican food is my favorite cuisine, so naturally Cinco de Mayo is one of my favorite holidays. I'm not typically one to post a roundup for every holiday and occasion. However, I have so many Mexican-inspired recipes here that I just love so much, and I want to help you plan the ultimate menu for the holiday. So whether you are throwing a big blowout or just enjoying some Mexican food at home, I've got you covered. ...more
Yum, yum, and yum again! It will have to be Cinco de Mayo every day of May and even into ...more

Raw Sugar + Vanilla Margaritas

[recipe] Raw Sugar + Vanilla Bean Margaritas 4 to 6 servings. I used a vanilla bean for this, but you could totally sub in some vanilla paste or extract. You’ll have a little extra syrup–use it to sweeten the margaritas … Continue reading → ...more

Tomatillo Green Salsa Recipe

Here’s a green salsa recipe that you can add to ...more

Roasted Curried Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

There are so many food blogs out there and I love to check in and see what others are cooking and discussing. I also used to peruse them to be horrified and amused by...more

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With These Green Chile Enchiladas

It's true that Cinco de Mayo is not really Mexican Independence Day (as many Americans think), and it's barely celebrated in many parts of Mexico. But I think any holiday that encourages eating Mexican food is a great idea! ...more

Monday night hero! Sausage, Mushrooms and more...

Just the right ingredients on hand to fix an amazing, delicious, fulfilling and rustic sandwich. Some fresh organic Pork Sausage with fennel seeds, some Shitake Mushrooms  and a loaf of freshly baked Sourdough Bread....more

Cinco de Mayo Recipe Round up

Here are some of my favorite Mexican recipes to help you celebrate Cinco de Mayo....more

May the Fourth be With You! Star Wars Day Snacks

It's Star Wars Day! May the Fourth Be With You!...more

Mama Mondays: Why Worry?

I read an interview in People Magazine recently with Sandra Bullock and they asked her what advice she would give her younger self. She said she would have told herself not to worry so much. That she wasted so much time with worry and that she wishes she could get it back ....more

Loaded Mexican Fries Plus 15 Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Loaded Mexican Fries...more