Miso Braised Carrots & Leeks with Cilantro Cardamom Basmati

So I took a bit of a break from the blog. Originally it started as a brief one to allow me time to fuel up on some inspiration. Then I decided to finally make the jump over to a real website instead of using this blogger platform ....more

Lime Scented Macadamia Banana Bread

There's something so comforting about homemade bread. Maybe it's the drawn out process of gathering ingredients, mixing, baking, and cooling. Or perhaps it's the heavenly smell that wafts through the house and lingers in all of the nooks and crannies ....more

Teff Porridge with Blood Orange & Coconut Butter

I've noticed more and more that I'm an aesthetically driven person. What exactly does that mean? Well, for me, that's means I'm drawn to what my mind's eye sees as beautiful ....more

Roasted Shiitakes With Celeriac Potato Puree

I've had a total crush on celeriac (aka celery root) lately. It all started with this dish that I dreamed up as our main for Thanksgiving. I had an idea to marinate some beautiful portobello mushroom caps in a mixture of olive oil, shallots, garlic, sage, rosemary, and thyme before roasting them for a bit in the oven ....more

Super Greens Smoothie Bowl

It seems that green smoothies and juices are still all the rage as they tend to populate my instagram and pinterest feeds on the regular. Their vibrant hues make you feel healthier simply by looking at them. They've become so mainstream that I think a lot of us (myself included) tend to forget why we need greens in the first place ....more

Baked Root Veg Fritters with Smoky Tahini Cream

I'm going to be really honest with you right now and let you in a little behind the scenes secret. This post and the last post were mostly inspired by what was left rolling around in my fridge and pantry. I didn't go to the store or farmers market specifically for ingredients ....more

Winter Sunshine Salad

No better way to follow up the cakes in the last post than with a salad, right?! It's all about balance over here on the blog. Gotta have a little green to go with the sweets ....more

Spiced Parsnip Mini Bundts with Citrus & Hazelnut + Another Decade in the Books

So it's my birthday today and following the tradition I set when I first started this little ole blog, I'm sharing my birthday treat with you on my actual birthday! I'm not someone who lies about their age or avoids questions about it so I'll go ahead and let you know that today is my 30th birthday. Yep ....more

Winter Vibes Guacamole

Holy guacamole it's 2016 ya'll! And to celebrate I'm sharing a guacamole recipe, haha! I actually didn't intend on the first post of this year to be a humble bowl of guacamole but I thought you might need it in your life ....more

Farewell 2015 + Some Favorites From the Past Year

As I sat down to write this post and look back at what happened this year, it became really hard to fathom that another entire year has gone by. 12 months. 365 days ....more