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Blackberry Honey Cheesecake (Low Carb)

Blackberry Honey Cheesecake (low carb)

Foraging is one of my favorite past times. You can pretty much guarantee that if I’m outside, I have my eyes on the plants around me and (on a good day) will find something to nibble on. If you’ve been following my blog for a … continue reading

Twice Baked Spaghetti Squash

Twice Baked Spaghetti Squash

I’ll be honest. The first time I had spaghetti squash, I was a little underwhelmed. The texture is obviously not pasta, so I wasn’t expecting some kind of culinary miracle, but the squash “noodles” didn’t really absorb the flavor of the sauce. It just sat … continue reading

Low Carb Cabbage Enchiladas

Low Carb Cabbage Enchiladas

It’s fair to say most people who grew up in Southern California, like myself, have a thing for good Mexican food. Fresh tortillas, homemade salsas, local avocados… Yum! But once I realized that I feel my best eating lower-carb, I decided to re-imagine some of … continue reading

Grass-fed Beef Shepherd’s Pie

Grass Fed Beef Shepherd's Pie

Often a hodge podge of pasta and canned soup, casseroles are admittedly not my first pick at a potluck. There’s something about the whole “refined carbs meets additive-laden soup” that doesn’t exactly make me wanna dig in. But, good casseroles are out there—both in terms … continue reading

Balsamic Carrot Slaw

Balsamic Carrot Slaw

Winter can make eating in-season produce a challenge. When I lived in a remote area of Alaska and everything “fresh” was shipped in (and I use the word fresh lightly here), I had to get creative to keep my vegetable intake up around this time … continue reading

Garlicky Roasted Romanesco

I have a thing for weird vegetables. Not just the bent carrots or funny-shaped squash, but the lesser-known varieties that you often can’t find at the regular grocery store. Part of the reason shopping at the farmers’ market is so fun is that you get … continue reading

Baby Broccoli with Bacon

Baby Broccoli with Bacon

Fresh, local produce is my jam. Since I relocated back to the “lower 48,” I’ve been relishing all the tender veggies at my local farmers’ market. (And, of course, missing all the wild salmon and halibut from Alaska. You can’t have it all, I s’pose.) … continue reading