Reminder…

Just reminding everyone to switch their subscription over to my new webpage. The Clean Plate   lots of new recipes!  

Exciting news!

Exciting news!

I moved to a new website! The Clean Plate For those of you who have been with me from the beginning, yes… I know you’re like, “geez, can she make up her mind and just stick with one blog name?” I know, it’s annoying. But here’s the deal, this new website will be a platform … Continue reading

Simple Green Smoothie

Simple Green Smoothie

October is going to be a bit of a cleanse for me. I’m letting go of all sorts of indulgences. It’s not “detoxing” or because I want to take the joy out of life. Quite the opposite actually. This change is mostly out of a desire to simplify. Bring my meals back down to the … Continue reading

Cashew Macadamia Nut Butter

Cashew Macadamia Nut Butter

Seriously, what is it with Trader Joe’s discontinuing all these great products over the years? Anyone remember this… This stuff was delicious. Not to mention, it was a nice alternative to the standard almond butter AND it was stupid cheap compared to most nut butters you find in any health food store (14.99 for a … Continue reading

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

It’s never too early to be thinking about the holidays. That’s a lie. It is WAY to early. I’m still enjoying summer and I refuse to fast forward to the holiday season. It’s a season, not an epic. That being said, anytime you use molasses in something, it invariably ends up tasting like gingerbread. So, … Continue reading

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Big news everyone. I have officially began surfing lessons! My husband is my teacher. I will soon be shredding the waves with my awesome moves….or maybe I’ll just get to the point where I can turn. That would be good too. I’ve attempted surfing about 4-5 times in my life. Why so many tries and not … Continue reading

Tahini Truffles

Tahini Truffles

Apparently I’m on a truffle kick. I tried out these lil’ guys this morning because they were fast and I had all the ingredients on hand. They are yet another spin on a Practical Paleo recipe. Diane’s book had made some great recipes really easy and accessible. I am genuinely grateful for this book. Tahini … Continue reading

Baked Chicken with Peaches and Plums

Baked Chicken with Peaches and Plums

 One of the things I had to give up when I left LA was my membership to the local Crossfit gym. I’ve enjoyed a break from the intensity of daily WODs while finding strength and flexibility in my yoga practice and inspiration while exploring the great outdoors. Now that I’m here in sunny San Clemente I’ve got … Continue reading