vanilla almond granola

on being thankful – and vanilla almond flax granola

Where I grew up we had neighbors, just like I’m sure everyone else did.  Only our neighbors lived a mile… Continue reading »

laska with cilantro

laska with roasted tofu and rice noodles

It has been an interesting week.  One day I was outside basking in the warm winter sunshine –  the kiddos were chasing… Continue reading »

preserved lemons

preserved lemons

When we bought our house it came with a few foodie toys.  We have an overproducing olive tree that continuously scatters… Continue reading »

kale tahini on winter vegetable salad

broccoli, beet and carrot salad with kale tahini

Well, tis the season.  Yes, the holidays are over but so far this year has started out with cold followed… Continue reading »

baked avocado

baked avocados with cilantro-lime yogurt

This week has been an amazing week.  Someone lifted the gloomy cloud of morning sickness and I immediately rose to… Continue reading »

mung bean hummus

warm mung bean dip with preserved lemon

I started my yearly clean-out-and-eat-the-pantry-or-else last week and came across some fun things that I needed to use asap.  I… Continue reading »

moroccan spiced carrot soup

moroccan carrot soup with crispy chickpeas

Happy 2015 everyone!!  We spent a quiet evening at home which was just what the doctor ordered.  Rest, relaxation, and… Continue reading »

chocolate walnut cookies

double chocolate walnut cookies and the great food blogger cookie swap

Well, it’s that time of year again!  The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap – yum! yum! Love and Olive Oil… Continue reading »

fig tree


Hello from the great beyond!  Silence has never been my greatest asset, but this time it was definitely needed.  We… Continue reading »

grilled corn and feta salad

grilled corn salad with feta and mint

I don’t know about you, but I’m not ready for summer to end just yet. The other day at the… Continue reading »