Panzanella

Panzanella

Connection. I luuuuuuv cooking for people because of the connection it brings along with the nutrition. I get to have connection (yeah) but I also really enjoy watching other people connect at parties and special events. This is so important for me to write about...
Vegetable Orzo Salad

Vegetable Orzo Salad

Allie and I had the opportunity to cater a birthday party.  She and I had a lot of laughs, the food was terrific and the guests were delightful. There is nothing sweeter in my life than to have my girls share in the love I have for entertaining. Now, I know it may not...
Lemon Raspberry Cake

Lemon Raspberry Cake

I picked my first lemons from my gorgeous lemon tree yesterday.  I bring her in and out from the cold weather so that no frost touches her. I play music for her. She rewards me with her fruit. They are the size of oranges. I have had this tree for years always...
Nutrient Dense Vegetable Soup

Nutrient Dense Vegetable Soup

A few months back I had the opportunity and luxury to take a break from being in the kitchen and travel to the sunny northern California Coast.  A company called Futurewell hosted speakers on regenerating the soil in relation to just sustaining our soil. Our human...
Oatmeal Sans Sugar

Oatmeal Sans Sugar

Sucrose. Honey. Maple syrup. Corn syrup. Good old Mrs. Buttersworth.  Coconut sugar. Brown sugar. Dark brown sugar. Saccharin.  Alcohol. Nectar. Agave. Fruit juice. Sugar Cane. Sugar, sugar, sugar, sweet, sweet, sweet.   It is my internal and...