Simple Fall Salad {Side Dish or Entree!}

A simple fall salad filled with the flavors of sweet potatoes, cranberries, and pecans lightly dressed with a homemade balsamic dressing. These days I've been in total yes mode.  Typically, I'm pretty reserved during the week and often choose … [Read more...]

Strawberry Basil Guacamole

Sweet basil and strawberries take this creamy guacamole dish on an unexpected journey to the next level.  Your taste buds (and friends that you share this dish with!) will thank you.  This weekend was another one for the books.  We had friends … [Read more...]

Patatas Bravas {low FODMAP}

A healthy and simple take on a classic Spanish tapas dish, Patatas Bravas.  Full of crisp potatoes, fresh herbs and a flavorful red sauce, this is the perfect small plate to share with those you love! Today, I'm saying hello from San Francisco … [Read more...]

Curry Butternut Soup

Roasted butternut squash and carrots blend together with coconut milk to make a silky smooth soup full of curry flavor.  While visiting home for the holidays Mom made a ton of meals that she made during our childhood.  It was so fun to taste … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Bruschetta

Subtly sweet butternut pairs perfectly with tart and crisp cherry tomatoes and sweet yet savory basil to make a wonderful bruschetta that is perfect for serving as an appetizer, snack or with your favorite protein during in the cooler months. … [Read more...]

Cucumber Olive-Pesto Roll Ups

I have always been an olive lover.  As a child, I remember making pizzas on a Saturday night with my family and almost feeling guilty about putting olives on my homemade pizza because I thought they tasted that good!  Now, in my childhood I was … [Read more...]

Thai Peanut Everything Sauce {Low FODMAP}

This nutty, Thai-inspired sauce puts a unique spin on veggie dip, is perfect for pouring over cooked spaghetti squash or "zoodles", and is amazing when tossed with shredded cabbage and carrots for a refreshing salad.  The options are endless! … [Read more...]

Award Winning Appetizers

It is officially awards season, which means that Sunday nights will be spent watching all of the beautiful hollywood stars in their amazing gowns from the comfort of our cozy couch in my jammies :) Just because I'm cozy in my pjs doesn't doesn't … [Read more...]

Clean and Simple Black Bean Dip

For Brian's graduation spread, I knew I wanted something absolutely delicious, somewhat healthy, and relatively simple to put together...my mind instantly went towards Mexican cuisine. Brian's dad brought chicken, Mexican-style rice, and pico de … [Read more...]

Layered Hummus Dip

I decided to take a little break from the wedding blog posts to share a yummy recipe with you that is perfect for a cookout, pot luck, or even just to snack on by yourself! Saturday, Brian and I went to a summer cookout held by the director of the … [Read more...]