Cranberry Goat Cheese Scones

I’ve been having a tough time focusing on anything lately. Blogging, freelance work, errands… I’m a bit disjointed and overwhelmed with life. The whirlwind of publishing my first cookbook, The Gourmet Kitchen, hasn’t quite died down. Cycles of energy followed by exhaustion are confusing me. This might sound weird, but preparing this scone recipe was

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Acai Berry Smoothie Bowl

I’ve seen smoothie bowls appearing on various websites for awhile now, and have always given them the side-eye. They seemed gimmicky to me (why not just have a smoothie?), and I suppose that’s because I didn’t stop to think about what they actually are. Fast forward to this weekend, when I was flying cross-country from Seattle

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Smokey Andouille Sausage Frittata

Time and time again, I’m reminded about how food directly impacts my energy level, mood, and appetite. It’s easy to go into autopilot mode, not pay attention to what I’m eating, and then become frustrated as the lethargy kicks in. Usually, after a few weeks of falling behind on work and putting on a few pounds because of mindless

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Granola Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

I’ve been working with Bob’s Red Mill for several years now, and I find that their range of healthy base ingredients (whole grains, beans, flours, etc) fit seamlessly into my recipes. It’s a natural, comfortable partnership. Since I’ve been thinking quite a bit recently about how to minimize food waste, I’ve created a homemade granola that uses a variety

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