Chocolate, Almond and Goji Berry Bars

I love almonds. But now with the drought in California, eating them is making me feel a wee bit guilty. ...more

Chipotle Lime Lentil Salad: It's a Slow Heat

We all have our own versions of food as “pick me ups.” ...more

Appalachian Island Wah-Hoo!

My brother-in-law, Cheyenne, only gets back to our little state about once a year. But when he comes up for vacation, it's like a little vacation for us too. ...more

Homemade (No-Mayo) Ranch Dressing

When we were first dating, Jedd and I could talk for hours about things we loved and disliked. ...more

Roasted Orange and Salad Cranberry Salad with Mozzarella

I've been obsessed with oranges and lemons lately. Every morning for breakfast I've been eating an orange, and following it up with a glass lemon water. ...more

Homemade Soft Pretzel Rods with Spicy Cheddar Onion Dip

I love homemade pretzels. Whether they're rods, bites or twists, they're the perfect warm and savory snack. ...more

Blackened Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

If you're in the mood for a slightly spicy soup and you have some leftover chicken, this is the meal for you. It's loaded with blackening spice, wild rice, chicken and vegetables. ...more

Homemade Tahini: The Easiest and Most Delicious Paste You'll Make

For Christmas I received a small food processor as a gift from my cousin. It's amazing. And the first thing I made with “Baby Blue,” was homemade tahini ....more

Tabouli with a Parsley Lemon Puree

With the addition of our new mini food processor,“Baby Blue” to our kitchen, I've been having a ball making super small batches of things. ...more

Avocado Salad with Grapefruit and Lime Vinaigrette

Considering the name of this recipe, you might be wondering why there's not a photo of a grapefruit in the photo. ...more