California Avocado and Chicken Pad Thai

This is an easy pad thai recipe that is so simple and delicious and ready in 45 minutes from start to finish. As seen on Arizona Midday KPNX.

This all-in-one chicken pad Thai recipe will satisfy your pad Thai noodle craving while delivering plenty of protein and fresh produce. Fresh California Avocados are in peak season March through September, making this the perfect light dinner to enjoy during warmer months or any...
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Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods

Think you don’t have time to make your own holiday treats? Think again. Impress your guests with these festive dark chocolate covered pretzel rods dipped in crushed candy canes that are as delicious as they are easy to prepare. Peppermint-Studded Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzels 1 bag...
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Iced Matcha Green Tea Latte

Iced matcha green tea latte is my new favorite afternoon drink with a caffeine boost.

My latest obsession is sipping an iced matcha latte when the hot afternoon slump hits. Matcha is a type of high-quality green tea, where the leaves are gently steamed, dried, and pulverized. Due to its fine texture, you can drink the matcha in the...
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Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, this classic Irish dish meets my slow cooker.

This is the easiest Corned Beef Cabbage recipe you’ll ever make! And it will probably be among the most delicious, too. Simple, whole-food ingredients add up to one delicious corned beef and cabbage meal you can make for St. Paddy’s Day in your slow cooker...
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Michelle’s Mason Jar Salad Recipe

A chopped salad that you can prepare in and eat from a jar!

Do you enjoy eating meals in a jar? Then you’ll love Michelle’s Mason jar lunches. You will be amazed with how delicious this tastes! Mason Jar Salad Recipe: Michelle’s Chopped Salad in a Jar 1 pound grilled chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces (or try edamame) 1...
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Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Garlicky Greek Yogurt Dip

This post was sponsored by my friends at Chobani. Written 100% by me. We are in the midst of sweet potato season, with the majority of them hailing from North Carolina and California. Get excited! Baking them in an extra hot oven is my favorite...
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Turkey Stock for Turkey Soup with Carcass

Turkey Bone Broth Recipe for Turkey Soup

The first time I experimented with making broth out of a cooked turkey carcass, I was a bit skeptical about how much flavor it would really impart. Then I was blown away by how much gelatin I pulled out of that turkey carcass! This...
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Easy Mac and Cheese Recipe Kids Will Love

This post is sponsored by my friends at Beech-Nut, makers of delicious food for babies, made with simple ingredients. My girls — Scarlet and Stella — can be picky eaters. They poke at foods that wiggle, insist the crust of their sandwiches be removed and push green...
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Blistered Shishito Peppers with Garlic Chips

Combine tender shishito peppers with garlic chips My first shishito pepper encounter was more than five years ago at Elements restaurant at Sanctuary. Tender, with a salty, sweet and deep smoky taste. While shishitos were once reserved for fine dining and niche Japanese restaurants, today...
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All-Natural Pumpkin Spice Latte

It’s that time of year again for pumpkin spice coffee drinks. You know you crave the aroma, the taste. This fall, treat yourself to a real pumpkin latte made with pumpkin puree and maple syrup for just the right amount of sweetness. With this drink,...
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