Apple Pecan Coffee Cake &...

The scent of cinnamon filled the house with an irresistible aroma while I was testing this...   Read More

Avocado Toast with Tomato...

Beautiful California avocados. I eat them every day. Buttery, creamy, healthy, and totally...   Read More

Basic Berry Sauce | Smoot...

Basic Berry Sauce – Use Frozen Berries Made from frozen berries that are easily kep...   Read More

Blueberry Brain Smoothie...

Making this year a success requires making good decisions. And we can’t make good de...   Read More

Chia Muesli Breakfast Pud...

While I’ve called this chia breakfast pudding, it’s really something called Bi...   Read More

Chocolate Chip Granola Bi...

. Who doesn’t love granola. Crunchy, nutty, maple-y, spiced and a great way to start the...   Read More

Dutch Babies | Easy Oven...

A cross between a pancake, popover and soufflé, Dutch Babies are an easy breakfast treat...   Read More

Eggs Benedict with Smoked...

Whether Mother’s Day, New Year’s Day or I Survived Another Week Day, Eggs Benedict mak...   Read More

Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bo...

Here’s a quick bowl I’ve been making recently as an alternative breakfast to m...   Read More

Green Mojito Smoothie fro...

Do you love smoothies? I do, and have had one most mornings for the last fifteen years. Sm...   Read More

Green Tea Avocado Smoothi...

Start your morning a healthy glass of creamy green goodness, my new Matcha Avocado Smoothi...   Read More

Hawaiian Green Smoothie

It must be the anticipation of our fall trip to Maui, because I am in a Maui state of min...   Read More

Healthy Protein Smoothies...

Smooth, creamy and bursting with nutrition, smoothies are easy to make for a healthy break...   Read More

Healthy Yogurt Hollandais...

Creamy, buttery, and as thick as mayonnaise, Hollandaise is a much-loved, classic French s...   Read More

Homemade Almond Milk

If your goal is eating more healthfully this year by adding more unprocessed and whole foo...   Read More

Homemade Cashew Milk

Homemade cashew milk. Make it: don’t buy it. It’s so easy. Soak raw nuts over...   Read More

How to Choose A Protein P...

Smoothies are an energizing and nutritious way to start your day. With a bewildering array...   Read More

Huevos Rancheros and the...

A relaxing weekend away is a rare thing for us, and probably for you too. Life is so crazy...   Read More

Lemon Almond Polenta Cake...

From the first bite, you experience the soft crunchy texture from cornmeal and ground almo...   Read More

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes &#...

The Most Incredible Pancakes Pancakes may be standard breakfast fare, but made with Ricott...   Read More

Molasses Bran Muffins

The queens were being installed, so it was a big day. Not a parade, country fair or beaut...   Read More

Mother’s Day Recipe...

Planning a special day to honor mom? Here are a few recipes and menu ideas to get your cre...   Read More

Poached Eggs with Pumpkin...

Creamy and hearty for a healthy fall breakfast, try poached eggs with pumpkin polenta. It...   Read More

Poached Eggs with Quinoa...

Seems like everyone is rediscovering the simple joy of poached eggs. After being demonized...   Read More

Pomegranate Seeds and a D...

A friend recently offered me fresh pomegranates off of her overflowing tree. What a gift!...   Read More

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Rich and smooth with coconut milk, creamy from a little banana, spiced with cinnamon, nut...   Read More

Quick Homemade Coconut Mi...

Homemade coconut milk is a delightful option for a morning breakfast smoothie.  How to av...   Read More

Quick Strawberry Muffins...

Roadside strawberry stands are a common site in Southern California during spring and earl...   Read More

Raspberry Pomegranate Glu...

Golden, gluten free waffles with raspberry sauce are a holiday treat. Add pomegranate se...   Read More

Roasted Maple Granola

After years of baking boatloads of homemade maple granola for my family, friends and clien...   Read More

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Sala...

Because we can buy citrus fruit almost year round, its easy to forget that it is a winter...   Read More

Spiced Coconut Mango Smoo...

Transport yourself to the islands for breakfast with this spiced coconut mango tropical sm...   Read More

Steel Cut Oatmeal with He...

Spring might be here on the calendar but mornings are still chilly. Instead of my frozen f...   Read More

Superfood Blueberry Green...

Since we drink smoothies every morning for breakfast, I am continually in creative mode co...   Read More

The Best Gluten Free Bana...

This Mother’s Day, remembering my mom and all of the baking we did together, I decided t...   Read More

Tropical Green Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to start the day. They whip up in seconds, are transportable, an...   Read More

Yogurt Parfaits with Berr...

For a healthy breakfast that tastes more like dessert, layer Greek yogurt with fresh berri...   Read More

Zucchini Applesauce Muffi...

Zucchini in muffins? Yes! Zucchini applesauce muffins. If the thought of that throws your...   Read More