Tangy Harvest Slaw

Southern California isn’t exactly known for it’s blustery Fall season. It’s more known for, oh I don’t know… fires. Heat waves. Offshore winds and good surfing. People often complain saying they miss leaves changing, sweater weather, and hot apple cider. I’ll hand that to you. Changing leaves are gorgeous, I certainly have some sweaters which…

What’s in my Grocery Basket?

This week’s basket was a tiny one… I decided to change-up my routine so I perused around Mother’s Market, an Orange County natural food lover’s favorite. It’s mostly my favorite because it’s the only place I’ve found around here that has Lulu’s Raw Maca Buttercups. INCREDIBLE (ever notice how that word has the word EDIBLE in it?……

What’s in my Grocery Basket?

The first installment of “What’s in my Grocery Basket?” was a great success, so here we are again! Another week, another grocery trip. This week I will share my one day purchases from 3 different stores (yes THREE… I wasn’t lying last post…) I revisiting my new discovery, Wholesome Choice and my regulars Whole Foods…

What’s in my Grocery Basket?

Over the years, I’ve gotten lots of questions about cooking, but almost an equal amount of grocery shopping questions. “Where do you buy/find this or that?” “Where are the best deals?” “What snacks do you buy?” “How do you know if something is paleo in a store?” “What does your grocery list look like?” “Which…

Yam Gratin with Cashew Cream Sauce

Warning! This is NOT a particularly ‘easy’ clean plate recipe. It will take some time to put together, especially if you do not have a mandoline or slicing blade on your food processor. Slicing this stuff by hand is tedious for sure. HOWEVER, if you dedicate yourself to this dish, you will not be disappointed….

Fresh Fig Tart with Honey Drizzle

I love figs. No, I mean… I REALLY SUPER LOVE FIGS! One of the reasons I really super love them is because they (like persimmons, which I also super love) are very seasonal. There’s no way to get around it; you cannot find a good fresh fig in April or December. It’s just not going…