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May 6, 2020

*This post is sponsored by the California Avocado Commission but all opinions are my own.

Combining my two loves in life: pasta and California Avocados. Such a good idea, if I do say so myself! 

While I love my Italian roots, I am a California girl at heart. So maki...

April 9, 2020

(*This post is sponsored by California Avocado Commission. All thoughts and opinions are my own) 

A comforting, classic meal that I have loved since I was a child is a loaded baked potato. It is truly nostalgic for me.

But it dawned on me recently that I had ne...

February 18, 2020

A couple weeks ago, I hosted a women's retreat and we ended up having some left over food like bell peppers. The Costco sized bag was more than enough and I was trying to figure out what to make with them before they went bad. 

The usual fajitas or burritos seemed unins...

February 6, 2020

This day was a whirlwind.

I had the amazing opportunity to go on KTLA, Los Angeles local news station to talk about healing my relationship with food and my cookbook, Vegan Buddha Bowls.


Not gunna lie, I was so scared, like hadn't slept well in a week, SCARED.

When I wa...

December 10, 2019

I don't think this recipe needs much of an introduction..., it speaks for itself, really. 

I mean- smokey, maple-y marinated mushrooms, layered with avocado, tomato & lettuce, between two slices of toasted bread slathered in mayo and you've got yourself a dream team....

December 4, 2019

It is with overflowing excitement that I share this news with you! 

Vegan Buddha Bowls is a book that I dreamed about writing and I can not believe it is about to be released. Wow. 

What a ride it has been!

Truly, I am so humbled and so grateful to have bee...

November 22, 2019

Keeping on with creative ways to use the apple cider I bought (who knew one ingredient could spark so much damn creativity?) I bring to you this wrap!

It uses the epic-ness that is the farro salad and some of my staples: California avocado, sweet potato and butter lettu...

November 22, 2019

So as you may recall, I bought a big jug of spiced apple cider from Trader Joe's to use for these tacos. Since I did not want the cider to go to waste, I decided I needed to come up with some other creative ways to use it.

So this farro grain salad was born and let me j...

November 4, 2019

It's soup season and lets just say I AM HERE FOR IT! Even though I'd say 75f sunny isn't exactly soup weather but whatever California, I am here for you, too! 

This is a lemongrass-y, coconut-y, lime-y extravaganza. It has crunchy veggies, comforting noodles and crispy...

November 4, 2019

Now that I am officially done writing my first cookbook (it will be out January 2020) EKKK!

I am back in the kitchen making up recipes for the blog. I made this the other night and it was so good that my boyfriend asked me to make it a second night in a row.

Whip this up...

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