Thanksgiving Meatballs

  Until I became a cook, Thanksgiving didn’t seem like a very good food day. Dry turkey, weird green bean thing, brown gravy, mushy yams, pie, jello, … Well, the jello was actually pretty good. Stuffing had some flavor, but only if it was cooked in the bird… and now we all know thats unsafe….

Rosemary Sea Salt Burgers with Cranberry Sauce

  Oh, you know you’re going to have leftovers next week…   This was a very quick weeknight dinner that I whipped up for myself and the hubby. This Perfect Pasture ground beef is absolutely delicious so I wanted to keep the seasoning simple. I also like to take advantage of the great abundance of seasonal…

An Inside Look at The Clean Plate’s Seasonal Cooking Class plus a Recipe!

I had the pleasure of teaching a Paleo and Seasonal Cooking Class to a gorgeous group of women. We talked a lot about autoimmunity, the importance of healthy fats, how to get the best value out of grocery shopping, ingredient alternatives, supplementation, “fad” diets, the “cholesterol myth”, how to make the holidays food healthy AND…

Pumpkin Cranberry Bread with Orange Glaze

  Here’s a fun, festive treat for the weekend. I know it’s not particularly “cool” out here in California, but that shouldn’t stop anyone from enjoying as many pumpkin-related treats as possible this season 🙂 Here are some past Clean Plate Pumpkin favorites! Cinnamon Pumpkin Chipotle Soup Pumpkin Butter Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Pumpkin Pie Smoothie…