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    Autumn Recipes

    Autumn Harvest Bowl

    September 28, 2020

    The flavors of fall come together in this healthy bowl of deliciousness! It’s full of nutrients, easy to make, can be enjoyed as a main or side dish and best of all, the kids can’t get enough of it!  3 cups butternut squash, chopped (kabocha squash would also work nicely) 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup uncooked quinoa (or rice) 1½ cups water ⅓ cup dried cranberries ⅓ cup red onion, finely chopped 3 Tbsp. toasted pumpkin seeds ¼…

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  • Recipes Spring

    Lavender, Rosemary & Orange Cookies

    Returning home from a restorative trip to the Ojai Valley, I was inspired to bake cookies using Spring herbs and citrus that filled the air this time of year. The buttery undertones and neutral…

    March 31, 2017
  • Recipes Winter

    Olive Oil Cake

    I bookmarked this recipe from Little Flower Baking and finally made it for a Chanukah party, as it offers a nod to the miracle of oil that is celebrated during this holiday. With its crackling crust and…

    December 26, 2016
  • Recipes

    The Perfect Vanilla Cupcake

    The height of sophistication is simplicity. – Clare Boothe Luce I poured extra love into perfecting this classic little cake. Vanilla on vanilla is my son’s favorite and he recently requested it for his…

    December 21, 2016
  • Autumn Lifestyle Recipes

    No Bake Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Bites

    These No-Bake Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Bites from Running with Spoons are easy and fun to make with kids, suitable for many dietary restrictions because they’re free of eggs, dairy, nuts, gluten, soy and wheat, and they’re a delicious…

    October 31, 2016
  • Recipes Summer

    Meditteranean Farro Salad w. Tomatoes & Cucumbers

    Our family often eats a Mediterranean-style diet which emphasizes eating primarily plant-based foods, whole grains, fish, legumes and nuts. Healthy fats such as olive oil are incorporated and herbs and spices are used to add flavor. Grain bowls and…

    September 11, 2016
  • Lifestyle Recipes

    Lemon-Coconut Breakfast Bars

    These sweet lemony treats are the perfect canvas for a beautiful collection of natural superfood ingredients like chia seeds, dates, oats and coconut. Chia seeds are an excellent source of healthy essential fatty acids containing…

    June 10, 2016
  • Recipes

    Berry Bliss Oat Squares

    Although these Berry Oat Bars are free of dairy, egg, soy, gluten and refined sugar, they are not free of flavor! Perfect for breakfast with a cup of tea or add a scoop of…

    June 7, 2016