Pumpkin Pie Pepitas (Pumpkin Seeds)

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I can’t shake my passion for the Fall season and all of the food it encompasses, even in the Hawaiian humidity and heat. You’ve probably noticed a trend in my recent posts – all things Autumn. Do not be discouraged though, the festive recipes will be ever-flowing because I packed a few cans of organic… Read more »

Dried 5-Spice Asian Pears

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Pumpkin is all the rage right now, but let us not forget the bounty of other Fall fruits and vegetables. I love heading to my Farmer’s Market on Saturdays in search of inspiration for recipes for the coming week. I encourage everyone to move past your comfort zone and pick up a fruit or vegetable… Read more »

A Very Special Announcement!

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  I can hardly contain my excitement as I write this post for you!! NO, I’m not pregnant. 🙂 Three weeks ago, I was sitting at my dining room table typing up a blog-post and daydreaming about where I wanted this little blog to be in a few years. I dream big, but there’s always… Read more »

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

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For my son’s 2nd birthday party last weekend, I wanted to create two different cupcakes. One for the chocolate lovers, and one using one of his favorite fruits: Strawberries. Even though I knew he probably wouldn’t eat one (he’s not into desserts oddly!), I couldn’t throw a birthday party without cupcakes. He cried when we… Read more »

Slicing or Dicing a Mango

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If you’ve never tried pitting or peeling a mango, take my word that it is a slimy, slippery and messy process. Unless, of course, you know a few tricks. You’ll find a plethora of methods for cutting a mango, but after trying them all, I find this one is the cleanest and quickest. Peeling a… Read more »

Farmer’s Market Dinner Party

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I recently had the pleasure of providing food for a magazine photo shoot. It so fun getting to play chef and food stylist at the same time. The shoot was designed and furnished by PJ Rude of MilkGlass Rentals , and photographed by Jennifer Skog Photography, a very talented lifestyle and wedding photographer (she also did my homepage/bio photos). PJ is… Read more »

Not-A-Grain Bars (GlutenFree ‘Cereal’ Breakfast Bars)

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Did you know the Nutri-Grain Bar slogan is “Take Care of You”? I guess Kellogs didn’t get the memo that soy, corn syrup, corn starch, and “enriched” flours are really hindering your well-being rather than “taking care of you.” I’m not usually one to bash commercial food items sold in mass amounts at grocery stores,… Read more »