Spring Fever + RECIPE: Winter Hash & Avocado Toast

Spring fever. Oh it’s in the air. Days are  getting longer. Which means my commute home is no longer in the dark and sometimes when I’m feeling extra ambitious, I can even get a little time with the pups on the trail before the sun goes down. And daylight savings, and with it more sunshine,…

Three Day Weekend + RECIPE: Paleo Carrot Cake Muffins

Today marks the first paid holiday of my adult life.  Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Day.  At home.  Blogging.  And cooking.  And getting paid for it! I know, I know. I told you I didn’t take the big girl job. Well, technically, I didn’t. But I did keep my other office gig and turn it into…

January Yuck + RECIPE: Tiny Tahini Chocolate Cake

This is what people talk about when they say they hate January.  This.  Today.  Most of this damn week.  Gray skies and crabbiness.  Short days and no more Christmas.  Yuck.  It’s the worst. So many terrible things have happened today.  And it is all January’s fault. First, I made us Blackberry Farm’s griddle cakes for…

RECIPE: Indian-Spiced Carrots with Yogurt

Guess what blogosphere?!  I might get a real big girl job?!  And I might get it real soon.  And yes, I know I shouldn’t call this possibility of a job a “real big girl job” at the risk of sounding like everything I’ve done up to this present moment has not been real or big…

RECIPE: Roasted Cauliflower Soup

The days when you take an old, almost yucky head of cauliflower from your fridge and trim off the yuck and turn it into something glorious.  Those are the very best days. Days with a gentle snowfall and the discovery of a big ol’ tin of Swiss Miss with tiny marshmallows and a throwback vintage…