Curry Roasted Shrimp

This Curry Roasted Shrimp can be an easy dinner or a delicious appetizer. It comes together in a snap, and it’s delicious warm, at room temperature and chilled too.

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Real California Roll Salad with Dynamite Dressing

Try this recipe for Real California Roll Salad with Dynamite Dressing from KC the G-Free Foodie. You can double or triple the recipe for a platter that serves 3-5. I love sushi, and wanted to find an easy recipe to enjoy the flavors at home without becoming trained as a sushi chef – so I developed this Read more…

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Southern-Style Hot Chicken

Try this recipe for Southern-Style Hot Chicken from KC the G-Free Foodie – it’s gluten-free, dairy-free, and full of spicy deliciousness. The folks at Enjoy Life Foods asked me if I could come up with a recipe or two using their line of top-8 allergen free flour and mixes, and I was happy to oblige. Read more…

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How to Spatchcock a Chicken or Turkey

I asked Chef Hillori of Whole Foods Market to show me – and you – how to spatchcock a chicken. Watch the video to see my very first attempt – if i can do it, you can too. Truth: I used to ask the butcher to do all my spatchcocking (and other meat cutting) instead of Read more…

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Homemade Tomato Soup

This homemade Tomato Soup can be made with any kind of fresh tomato you have – we’re just lucky enough to have a ton of heirloom tomatoes grown here in California. (Let’s be honest, there’s no luck involved. I have a tomato dealer named Laurel that I get plants from every year. Then I go to Whole Read more…

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust

This Cauliflower Pizza Crust recipe is so easy to make, delicious, and gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly too. I mean, what else could you want from a 15-minute pizza crust? I’ve tried several versions of cauliflower pizza crust, and I think this cheese-free version is best. It holds up well and has a light flavor that’s tasty but Read more…

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Simple Sesame Shrimp Noodle Salad

Try this easy and delicious Sesame Shrimp Noodle Salad recipe – it’s perfect for lunch or dinner, and you can make it the day ahead too. I like to keep it really colorful with tons of veggies, and I’ve been known to throw in carrots, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, or whatever I have in the crisper Read more…

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Roasted Sausages & Grapes

Fall in California means autumn pluots, persimmons and apples. Heirloom tomatoes still ripen on the vine, as do butternut squash and pumpkins. It’s still warm, but somehow the sun seems more golden and filtered. The leaves begin to change from deep green, to pale yellows, oranges, and browns. Fall in California brings the crush, a frenzied Read more…

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