Join Me for a Whole 30!

October is here, the holidays are right around the corner, and we all want to look our best and have lots of energy for that busy time. That’s why I’ve decided to finally bite the bullet and do a Whole 30. What is a Whole 30 you ask? According to Dallas and Melissa Hartwig who […]

Curried Apple-Butternut Squash Soup

Last weekend we took a trip to the Santa Barbara Mountains. We go in October almost every year. We stay in a cabin, and visit Snow Line Orchard, and carve pumpkins and just generally unplug and enjoy Fall in the mountains. It was Darling Baby’s first year. (We may not look like it here, but I […]

Baked Cranberry-Ginger Chicken

I made this last night. It felt like Fall, and I wanted to eat something Fall-ish and amazing. So I threw all the Fall flavors in my kitchen together and hoped for the best. It turned out great. I baked this in the oven, but I’ll bet you could cook it in the slow cooker […]

Basic Salad Dressing

Basic Salad Dressing 2 teaspoons dijon mustard 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon raw apple cider vinegar 1⁄3 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons expeller-pressed flax oil Method: Place all ingredients in a jar with a lid and shake ’em up until they’re well assimilated. Optional add-ins: Blue Cheese, chopped herbs, garlic, shallots…use your imagination! […]

Basic Chicken Broth Recipe

Making your own stock is one of the absolute best ways to improve your cooking both in nutrients and flavor.  Store bought broths are high in sodium and lack the amazing nutrients found in homemade stock.  I make this recipe weekly and use it to make sauces, I cook grains and vegetables in it, I […]

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