Kale Falafel

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Happy National Kale Day! A few weeks ago I received the best delivery from Cut N’ Clean Greens! Chard and kale and greens galore! I knew I wanted to make something extra special after receiving a beautiful delivery like this. Sure you can throw it in smoothies or make pesto, which all sound good. But […]

Double the Hatch Chile Chilaquiles

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How has this Southern Cali girl never posted a Mexican breakfast? It’s only been about 9 years that I’ve lived here and only consumed nearly 1 million Mexican style breakfasts. But none on the blog? Well that is certainly about to change! Double the hatch chile chilaquiles is what’s on the menu for today! And […]

Vegetarian Stuffed Grape Leaves

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I have been dreaming of making a vegetarian stuffed grape leaves for months now. Not that my mom’s classic stuffed grape leaves aren’t perfect (which they are!). I grew up on eating the families simplified version with as little as 3 ingredients (not including lemon slices and water). There was never any measuring really and […]

Farmers Market Baked Ziti with Heirloom Tomato Sauce

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Just one more heirloom tomato recipe before we dip into soups and pumpkin. As soon as September 1st hit, the web was saturated with all things pumpkin. Which I love because that just means it’s closer to my birthday (Halloween if you’re wondering) and don’t ask me how old I’m turning. I stopped counting last […]

Savory Tomato Stuffed Challah Bread

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Shabbat Shalom! I haven’t said that in years, but figured it would be appropriate to on a Friday morning. The last time I said Shabbat Shalom to someone was on a a Saturday afternoon to an observant couple walking down the streets of LA. I was never that observant growing up, but I do miss […]