Summer Time Dips with Chobani

Last week I headed to NYC for a very quick trip to check out the Chobani Meze Home and their new Chobani Meze dips. With that, here are a few quick things to know about me. I lived in NY when I was in my 20s, and haven't been back since ....more

Elote with Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise, Cotija, Jalapeños + Cilantro

Here in the PNW the weather has gone full blown Summer time. Averaging around 90 degrees every day. And while parts of me doesn’t mind that happening, as there is something about summer that puts my head into a more laid back type of attitude, the other part of me who cooks 3 times of day, says its too hot! ...more

Buckwheat Dutch Baby with Strawberries + Mint

Buckwheat Dutch Baby with Strawberries + Mintmakes 1 - 12" pancake 3 tablespoons buckwheat flour3 tablespoons of alternative flour (all-purpose, almond flour or whole wheat flour)1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt1/2 cup milk (almond milk, soy milk, cashew milk)2 eggs, beaten1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup1 teaspoon lemon zest3 tablespoons of coconut oil (ghee or butter) optional add in’s: ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, almond extract, vanilla extractToppings:1 cup strawberries, thinly sliced1 can coconut milk1/4 cup fresh mint optional: honey, maple syrup, fresh lemon juice *Place a can of coconut milk in the fridge as soon as possible....more

Roasted Beet Spring Herb Salad with Poached Egg

The last month I have been traveling pretty non-stop, from Portland to Seattle to several weeks in San Francisco. Bouncing from different client collaborations to styling a few cookbooks. And as exciting as that all has been, the result has been that my eating habits are not as good as they should be ....more

Roasted Artichokes with Whipped Shallot-Garlic Mayonnaise

Roasting is probably the cooking method that I use the most, and that just doesn’t go for dinners, it can be for desserts, breakfasts, anything really. Roasting, and dipping! I really believe, that anything can be great if it has a good dip or sauce ....more


From what I have been told, I have loved and devoured clams from a very young age. Where other kids were asking for spaghettiOs and hot dogs, I preferred clams. Now as I have gotten older we spend quite a bit of time on the coast here in the Pacific Northwest, digging for clams, looking for oysters, fishing and crabbing ....more

Signature Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich

Hudson turned 4 years old (today!) and we have been talking nonstop about what his birthday party should be, and what we should do. Of course I am going over all of the food details. Do I make pizza, or maybe pretzels? ...more

Roasted Rhubarb Yogurt Parfait featuring Graze

Lately our mealtimes and even snack times have been a little hard with Hudson. He has always been our "tougher" eater, compared to Lola who eats just about everything. Our go-to foods that he always liked before are all of a sudden no longer of any interest to him and we have been left playing this guessing game ....more

Salmon over Herbed Grains with Salsa Verde

With spring in full effect here in the Pacific Northwest I am finding myself craving all of the foods I longed for over winter. Bright green foods that are fresh and packed full of flavor. From asparagus, to dandelion greens, snap peas, radishes, and fennel ....more

Every Cart Counts featuring Carrots

My friends at Earthbound Farms asked me what my favorite ways are for earth saving tips, especially when it comes to the kitchen and groceries. And the more I thought about it, I realized that what I do well, or try to do well, is really making the most out of every ingredient I buy, eliminating the amount of waste that can happen in the kitchen. Whether that is making homemade almond milk and saving the pulp to add into muffins or smoothies ....more