Gluten-Free

Fuel Up For the Day – {Avocado Scrambled Eggs!}

January 20, 2015
Avo Scrambled Eggs 2

Hey friends!   I’m so excited to tell you about this new recipe I whipped up, literally, in the kitchen this morning!  I’ve recently learned that I’m not taking in enough calories per day to aid in losing weight (we all put some on over the holidays…. you know what I’m saying!) with the amount […]

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Stuffing More Vegetables…. [Harvest Stuffed Carnival Squash]

October 29, 2014
Harvest Stuffed Carnival Squash 1

True Story. I love to stuff things.  Have you noticed that trend on all my blog posts?  I love the appearance of a meal when it’s stuffed in something, rather than just food on a plate.  That’s partly why I’m not a fan of Mexican food – the presentation is just a mess on a […]

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Cruciferous Smell? Shake It Off! ~ [Riced Cauliflower Fried Rice]

October 8, 2014
Riced Cauli Final 2

Holy smokes!  Today I tried my garlicky hands at ricing cauliflower.  Have you heard of this foodie trend?  It started with people using cauliflower as pizza crust.  But now people are doing wondrous things with ricing cauli!   I am so extremely proud and excited to share with you my latest and greatest, Riced Cauliflower […]

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Another Quick and Easy Dish – {Simple Spicy Snap Peas}

June 11, 2014
Simple Spicy Snap Peas 2

My crazy period at work is wrapping up and I’ve slowly found some time to get back into the kitchen!  When I say I’ve found time, I mean very little of it.  And what I’ve created in that short period of time, I have fallen in love with and I cook over and over……. and […]

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? | {Avocado Basil Pesto Zoodles}

June 4, 2014
Avocado Basil Pesto Zoodles

I spent lots of quality time with my sweet neighbor over the last week or so.  We She cooked, we had wine, we played cards against humanity card games, watched a movie and just relaxed!  It was just what I needed after this intense work schedule!  I asked her what she would like to see for […]

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‘Cause I’m Happppyyyyy – {joblove taco pasta salad}

May 14, 2014
Joblovin Taco Pasta Salad Cover

Hey ya’ll!  It’s been forever since I’ve had a chance to sit down and write for you!  (And obviously, cook for you!)  This is a busy time of year for my company – full of long hours and lots of business trips.  I really do love it.  # joblove   I get to see new […]

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A Lunchtime Favorite, Revamped + Clean Dog Treats – {Almond Butter & Jelly Smoothie}

April 9, 2014
smoothie inside

I can’t believe it’s April.  The year is flying by so quickly!  April means that it’s now my busy season at work and the world is about to get crazy on me!   I’m going to be traveling more often and working longer hours.  This also means I have less time to cook and less […]

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Quick n’ Easy Weeknight Meals – {Spicy Sesame Cauliflower and Snap Peas}

April 2, 2014
Spicy Sesame Cauliflower and Snap Peas labeled

This is a very simple dish, yet very flavorful.  I whipped this up one night based on what produce was in the kitchen that needed to be used ASAP.  Some of my most successful recipes are those that were prepared on a whim, with no research involved.  This is my most favorite way to cook, […]

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Mark Bittman’s Chickpea Ratatouille – {Vegetable Perfection}

August 7, 2013
Chickpea Ratatouille Centered Ramikin

This week, I need to bow down to Mark Bittman and thank him for his ways.  I was browsing through Vegetarian Times on the quick flight from San Diego back to Phoenix when I found a gem of a recipe!  My usual recipe development process occurs from magazine browsing and getting inspiration from the mouthwatering […]

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Mickey Muffins! – aka Chocolate Oatmeal Banana Muffins

July 17, 2013
Zoomed Mickey Muffin

Hello, hello!  I’m back from vacation to Newport Beach, CA and Disneyland!   I’m on a Disney high right now and nothing can stop me!  It’s the happiest place on earth, why  would you be anywhere else?  Check out this plaque at the entry through the gates of Disneyland, it reads:  Here you leave today […]

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