Apple Pecan Coffee Cake

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

Avocado Pomegranate Guaca...

For the love of avocados, here is a twist on traditional guacamole you’ve got to try...   Read More

Braised Chicken with Cash...

Chicken with gravy. Just the mention might conjure up happy memories of a family dinner at...   Read More

Chocolate Chip Granola Bi...

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

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

Chocolate hazelnut tart. When dessert has to be chocolate, this recipe will knock your soc...   Read More

Cornbread Cranberry Dress...

Contemplating my holiday menu, I thought about many friends who have adopted a gluten-fre...   Read More

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies...

With Christmas right around the corner, I just had to bake cookies. It’s like an it...   Read More

Deviled Egg Lettuce Wraps...

What to do with all of those pretty eggs you’ve hard boiled for Easter? Make egg salad o...   Read More

Easy Chicken Parmesan

When your schedule is hectic (and when isn’t it?) and you need a hot, comfort food dinne...   Read More

Easy Smoked Salmon Dip

A few years ago I posted my recipe for an easy smoked salmon dip. It’s a recipe I make r...   Read More

Edamame Succotash

Edamame succotash – an easy, healthy recipe that works as we transition from summer...   Read More

French Market Vegetable B...

French market vegetable beef soup is a meal in itself. It’s got everything from the mark...   Read More

Gluten-Free Cornbread wit...

With cornbread baking, the aroma wafting from the kitchen was wonderful. Who can resist a...   Read More

Greek Pasta Salad

The fresh air off the Pacific Ocean cleared not only our lungs but our heads. Camped on a...   Read More

Green Beans Almondine

Since just about every body loves green beans, it’s fun to create new ways to serve...   Read More

Hearty Turkey White Bean...

My favorite use for leftover Thanksgiving turkey is making soup.  Here is a hearty turkey...   Read More

Homemade Cocktail Sauce

This homemade cocktail sauce is quick to make and sure beats anything out of a jar. Smoked...   Read More

How to Make Homemade Brea...

You might scratch your head wondering why I would post a recipe for homemade bread crumbs....   Read More

Lemon Almond Polenta Cake...

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

Lemon Pasta with Kale, Ri...

One of the highlights of our trip to New York City was a visit to the incredible Italian m...   Read More

Not-ella Carob Butter | T...

If you suffer from migraine headaches, vertigo or Meniere’s Disease, chocolate migh...   Read More

Parmesan Gougeres Cheese...

The irresistible French cheese puffs called gougeres (goo-zhare). They are great with a g...   Read More

Pearl Onions with Brown B...

Pearls. Lovely to wear and delicious to eat. That would be pearl onions. Petite when compa...   Read More

Perfect Cheesecake In the...

Cheesecake is pretty hard to resist. It’s simple, rich and creamy. Sometimes there is a...   Read More

Poached Eggs with Quinoa...

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

Pumpkin Maple Pecan Cake...

With pumpkin puree and maple syrup instead of refined white sugar, coconut oil swapped for...   Read More

Pumpkin Polenta with Chic...

Between cheesy grits for breakfast at Cow Girl Creamery in San Francisco’s Ferry Bui...   Read More

Quick & Crispy Chick...

With leftover roast chicken in the refrigerator, chicken quesadillas became the lunch solu...   Read More

Raspberry Pomegranate Glu...

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

Roasted Butternut Squash...

Whole foods, prepared simply are tasty and healthy. Perfect for fall dinners, roasted butt...   Read More

Roasted Cauliflower and G...

Toss cauliflower florets and whole garlic cloves with olive oil, then roast and puree. It&...   Read More

Roasted Maple Granola

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

Spiced Mexican Turkey Mea...

With holiday madness in full swing, you’ve got better things to do than worry about than...   Read More

Spiced Pumpkin Tart

This spiced pumpkin tart is just what to serve for your Thanksgiving feast finale. Whip it...   Read More

Strawberries with Balsami...

Berries and vinegar might sound like odd partners, but they’re actually wonderful togeth...   Read More

Stuffed Mushrooms with Su...

Stuffed mushrooms are a quick way to quiet growling stomachs while you are getting dinner...   Read More

Sweet Cherry Cake

Fresh cherries are one of the highlights of summer fruit, but beware their high-staining j...   Read More

Vegetarian Shepherds Pie...

Packed with vegetables and beans, then topped with creamy mashed potatoes, don’t tell th...   Read More

Warm Kale Salad with Cran...

A simple combination of sweet and savory, green and crunchy all at the same time. Warm kal...   Read More

Warm Shaved Brussel Sprou...

Dining at a favorite local restaurant, my grilled fish arrived with a light and fluffy veg...   Read More