Easy Roasted Shrimp With Sweet Peppers

Perfect for a quick meal or an easy appetizer, these Easy Roasted Shrimp with Sweet Peppers are packed with flavor. Whole Foods Market asked if I’d create a summer-friendly recipe to celebrate the release of Golden State Cider‘s new Radical Paradise pineapple cider. Radical Paradise is made with whole pineapples, cinnamon sticks, piloncillo raw cane sugar, and it’s Read more…

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Simple Curry Roasted Shrimp Recipe

This Curry Roasted Shrimp recipe 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. I love adding flavorful curry to dishes, and I created this recipe for a internationally-inspired ecookbook for Love With Food. It’s similar to my popular Oven Roasted Read more…

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Grain-Free Apple Crisp Recipe

This grain-free apple crisp recipe is easy to put together and so delicious, no one will miss the grains! It’s Paleo-friendly too, and dairy-free (assuming you use coconut oil instead of butter). I’ve tried this grain-free apple crisp recipe with fresh mixed berries, peaches and apricots too – it’s equally delicious. I usually swap cardamom Read more…

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Lemon Crush Cocktail Recipe

This sweet, sour and refreshing Lemon Crush Cocktail recipe could be your new summer favorite – but I drink them well into the fall. This cocktail is inspired by my crew’s favorite libation at P.F. Chang’s – a lemony-coconut water concoction that the bartender wouldn’t give up the recipe for. Even though I use coconut Read more…

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Crunchy Colorful Coleslaw Recipe

This Crunchy Colorful Coleslaw recipe is my go-to side for barbecues, especially when there’s a chance to pile it on a sandwich. I like my coleslaw creamy with a little bit of sweetness and all the color and crunch I can muster. This coleslaw has enough flavor to be a meal on its own or Read more…

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Roast Chicken With Lemon And Fresh Herbs

This Roast Chicken recipe with Lemon and Fresh Herbs is packed with flavor and delivers juicy, succulent chicken. I serve this roast chicken to guests often, the bird looks golden brown and impressive right out of the oven.  A chicken dinner with pan gravy might be my favorite meal of all time. I usually roast two chickens Read more…

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Easy + Delicious Grilled Artichokes

Grilled Artichokes are delicious and so easy! Get the how-to on artichoke grilling below, plus my favorite sauce to serve them with. Growing up, we spent a couple of weeks every summer on the California’s Central Coast, and as we’d pull off the Pacheco Pass on Highway 152, my grandparents would declare it was time Read more…

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Simple Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette Recipe

Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette is my super-versatile go-to dressing. I keep a jar of it in the fridge at all times. I pour it over salads of course – but it’s friendly with chicken, salmon, shrimp or steak and virtually every vegetable, roasted or fresh.  A small container of it gets packed in my husband’s Read more…

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Pumpkin Custard Recipe + Coconut Whipped Cream

This Pumpkin Custard is gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo-friendly, so you can indulge happily.  My coconut whipped cream is gluten-free and dairy-free with a paleo option, so everyone can jump in the whipped cream pool, too. I really, truly, am all about the pumpkin pie filling. Always have been. I don’t mind pie crust, I just Read more…

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Sautéed Green Beans With Mushrooms And Shallots

Sautéed Green Beans with Mushrooms and Crispy Shallots is a crowd-pleaser. You may want to make a double batch. Here’s my fresh and delicious take on the standard baked green bean casserole. I’ve served these Sautéed Green Beans with Mushrooms and Crispy Shallots several times, and always gotten rave reviews. In fact, the recipe was Read more…

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Dynamite Salmon Appetizers

These Dynamite Salmon Appetizers might be my favorite appetizer ever – gorgeous, easy to prep, served room temperature and delish! What else can you ask for? This Dynamite Salmon appetizers recipe is inspired by one of my favorite dishes at a local sushi restaurant. The chef there makes the recipe with crab stick (did you Read more…

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