Butternut Squash P..

butternut squash puree

Tweet I’m already starting to think about Thanksgiving, even though it’s only August, but that’s not completely my fault since butternut squash has been popping up at the farmers’ markets and butternut squash reminds me of fall and Thanksgiving. This will also be our first Thanksgiving with our very own baby, so forgive me if […]

Eggplant Parmesan ..

Eggplant Parmesan Sandwiches

Tweet I did it! (I think) I finally made a belieber out of Chris! (Mostly) Chris finally ate some eggplant and didn’t think it was (very) terrible and gross! Yay for Chris! Yay for me! Yay for you! Yay for eggplant! Tweet

Crispy Onion Rings

crispy onion rings

Tweet Sweet onions are in season now and I can think of no better way to enjoy their wholesome goodness than by battering and deep frying them. Extra crispy onions rings are what the doctor ordered! (Not my doctor, but surely some doctor at some point in history? Even a dentist?) This recipe is adapted […]

San Diego Vacation

San Diego Vacation

TweetRecap of our recent San Diego vacation – our first real vacation in three years! Highlights of the trip: Watch the video for footage of sea lions, harbor tour, and some animals in the Aquarium of the Pacific! Read on for more details and San Diego restaurant recommendations. Balboa Park – This is the crowning jewel […]

Super Spirulina Sm..

spirulina smoothie

Tweet Spirulina is a blue-green algae (though that is a misnomer for cyanobacteria — a photosynthesizing bacteria) that can be found in healthy places like the ocean and Whole Foods. In dry, powdered form, it’s a deep, rich forest green and reminds me of a high-quality dry tempera paint. Once blended into a green smoothie, […]

Spicy Chicken Skew..

chicken skewers

TweetChicken skewers or chicken kebabs have been one of our go-to meals lately. They are super fast to prep and to cook, there’s very little cleanup, and you can mix up the flavors really easily so you don’t get bored. This spicy chicken rub has Indian inspirations and I think you’ll dig it. Tweet

Ice Cream Tacos

ice cream tacos

TweetAs if anyone needed a reason to eat more ice cream. Remember ChocoTacos? Of course you do. You’re a human and you love chocolate and ice cream and consonance. These ice cream tacos are kind of like ChocoTacos but without the chocolate and with cinnamon instead. Unlike ChocoTacos, these ice cream tacos are actually really […]

Lunch Lady on uliv..

Lunch Lady on ulive

TweetIn case you hadn’t heard, my new series on ulive is here! Lunch Lady is 12 episodes all about lunch! Make-ahead salads, sandwiches, burritos, plus some kid-friendly ideas, and I tried to keep them all healthy as well as easy and quick. Here’s the UNCENSORED promo/blooper reel. NSFW due to language, so if you have […]

Couscous Salad Rec..

Couscous Salad Recipe

TweetCouscous salad is a perfect make-ahead salad for days when you just can’t be bothered to give a flyin’ fark. I mean, just look at it. It’s beautiful. A salad like this will cheer you up (and fill you up) in two seconds flat. I came up with this couscous salad recipe as a little […]