Sesame Citrus Soba Salad

February 9, 2018

I feel spoiled with Anya’s cookbook last week, and now Gena’s beautiful cookbook this week too! It is called Power Plates, and let me tell you, you’ll feel powerful after giving it a flip. Gena is a food blogger, recipe developer, and nutritionist. You probably know about her beautiful blog, The Full Helping, and maybe even own her previous cookbook, Food52 Vegan – a total “vegan beginners” staple (which I covered years ago in a blog post here). She is…

Meyer Lemon Pots de Créme

February 1, 2018

The bright and shining gift of winter: citrus fruits. Almost every backyard here in southern California has some kind of citrus tree. Usually this time of year Scott and I will pass by a box or two of surplus fruit sitting on the sidewalk of a house with an extra plentiful tree. Being someone who squeezes either lemon or lime juice over everything, I get really excited for the extra juicy varieties this time of year. You’ll also find me loading up my…

Wild Rice Pecan Burgers + Creamy Sunflower Chive Spread

January 17, 2018

This post is sponsored by the American Pecan Council. I wish I could buy everyone a plane ticket to southern California this time of year. In terms of weather, pace of life, experiences, I love it all so much I wish I could give the coastline a big squeeze! There are cooler days in the fifties, mornings with fog, days with rain, and even more days with seventy degree sunshine. Throw in a few random eighty degree weekends with acai bowls,…