olive oil

Instant Pot Beef Stew {Paleo, Gluten-free}

Instant Pot Beef Stew {Paleo, Gluten-free}

With the busyness of this time of year, I am finding myself far more called to creating nourishing, comforting food that doesn’t eat up half the day in prep work, but that also cooks quickly and leaves us time for all the other crazy tasks we have on ours lists right now. This time of […]

Roasted Garlic Parsnip Cauliflower Mash

Roasted Garlic Parsnip Cauliflower Mash

In an effort to lighten things up,  I have definitely made mashed cauliflower as a swap for mashed potatoes in the past. Listen, I am not going to lie to you guys, mashed cauliflower it’s not “faux mashed potatoes”. Mashed cauliflower is mashed cauliflower. It’s really freakin’ good, but it’s also fairly flat. It lacks […]

Miso Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Miso Roasted Brussels Sprouts

As we head into the holidays, the focus obviously shifts to any and all dishes for entertaining. Side dishes and treats, mains and snacks. ‘Tis the season of all the eating! The Miso Roasted Brussels Sprouts are begging to be the star at your Thanksgiving or Christmas meal! Trust me, this is a veggie that can steal the […]

How-To Preserve and Freeze Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil

How-To Preserve and Freeze Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil

Living in California, worrying about not having access to the fresh local herbs in the winter, isn’t exactly an issue, but I do remember what it was like living in New York. The minute the first frost hits in the early fall, there is a scramble to save plants and there is a huge sense […]