18
Oct

The PSL—it takes over every coffee shop in town as soon as September rolls around, but it is full of sugar and artificial ingredients. I first published this recipe here on my blog a few years ago, and it became such a huge fan-favorite that I included it in the Thanksgiving chapter of my holiday and… Read more »

13
Oct

I hope everyone had a great week. I have been busy editing for book #4 as well as getting excited for Halloween by baking and decorating. In this week’s Facebook live I had Asher helping me make my spider cookies from Celebrations. Later, I had the whole fam join to decorate them, which resulted in… Read more »

11
Oct

  After doing the September Whole30, I received a lot of questions from other moms who were thinking about participating in one, but had concerns on the effects it would have on their milk supply or their babies. I asked the team over at Whole30 Healthy Mama, Happy Baby to answer some of the questions you… Read more »

9
Oct

Well folks, it’s that time of the year again! Not only am I done writing my book and am freed up to start posting more recipes here for you on the blog, but it’s PUMPKIN TIME!! I know you either hate it or you love it, and I’m sure you all get so sick of… Read more »

6

After this week’s tragic events, I headed to the kitchen to make some comfort food and snuggled my little ones a little tighter. I finally added instructions for my Instant Pot Thai Chicken Stew for when you need something fast but comforting for dinner.  I also went live on Facebook for my normal Tuesday segment. This… Read more »

2
Oct

In light of yesterday’s tragic news from Las Vegas, and after all of the horrible events that have occurred in our country during the past few weeks, I find myself wanting to bake and eat lots of comfort food. I also found myself unable to think about making an elaborate dinner last night, and just wanted to snuggle… Read more »

1
Oct

Happy Fall everyone! I think this might be my favorite season. I love baking with the many flavors and spices of fall, and creating fun recipes with all things pumpkin and apple. Ryan and I started the week by taking the kids apple picking and had a light and flavorful meal at Handline Restaurant. Kezia and… Read more »

22
Sep

I am so excited to be back in my kitchen prepping some new recipes and enjoying the old ones! I have been experimenting with Instagram Live Video (see below for the video of my chocolate zucchini muffins) and have found that if you don’t set your settings to PRIVATE, all kinds of creepy comments appear! Oh… Read more »

18
Sep

If you have been following me on social media (mainly Instagram), you know that we planted our first garden last summer. With a mix of beginner’s luck, lots of youtube video tutorials, and many tips from you guys, we actually had quite a bit of success! Our biggest problem this year and last has been having… Read more »

15
Sep

This past week was very exciting.  The first draft of my fourth book was turned into the publisher on Monday and I spent a good part of Thursday filming videos that I will soon be sharing with all of you! We’re still trekking away with our Whole30 and you can see a lot of what… Read more »

8
Sep

This week was our 10 year anniversary! A great time to reflect on our wonderful blessings over the last decade. We took a trip to the Oakland zoo and grilled burgers for a low-key Labor Day and Ryan and I started a September Whole30 the day after. Below you can see what we have been… Read more »

3
Sep

This was a great week! Easton turned two and we celebrated over the weekend with our families. We also got to see some of the new Whole Foods/Amazon prices. I’m so excited about the new organic rotisserie chicken, grass-fed and finished ground beef, organic avocado prices and more!           Labor Day is coming up! If… Read more »

25
Aug

I’m happy to report we’ve adjusted to being back on school schedule this week, after celebrating my oldest’s seventh birthday over the weekend. Where has the time gone?! I’ve also had a lot of fun being back in the test kitchen, getting my final recipes tested before the book is due to the publishers. Expect… Read more »

24
Aug

The Against All Grain and Meals Made Simple Ebooks are only $2.99! Head over to Amazon and check out the amazing sales on the Kindle versions of Against All Grain and Meals Made Simple. Don’t have a Kindle? No Problem! You can still read the books on your computer or other mobile devices with the FREE Kindle… Read more »