Oils, Free Radicals, & Smoke Points (oh my!)

A brief lesson on Free Radicals: There’s quite a bit of talk surrounding free radicals and their damaging effect on our bodies and, while they are associated with aging and disease, it’s important to understand that they’re also a naturally occurring compound within us. Meaning, not all free radicals are bad for our body! It’s … More Oils, Free Radicals, & Smoke Points (oh my!)

32, Thus Far.

I’ve never been great at spontaneity. I wish I was – trust me, I WISH I WAS. And thankfully I’ve been given a partner who forces me out of my comfort zone in that regard, but I’m more of a worrier and a planner by nature. So, naturally, as I approach the dawn of the day … More 32, Thus Far.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes w/ Rosemary + Garlic

Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free, Nut-free, Vegetarian, Vegan I made these potatoes for a holiday party last night and they were a huge hit! We had a few people in attendance who had food sensitivities, so I kept them pretty clean. The recipe as is was super simple and incredibly flavorful!  Utilize olive oil and hemp hearts … More Roasted Sweet Potatoes w/ Rosemary + Garlic

Banana Bread

Soy-Free, Vegetarian Banana bread is one of my favorite weekend things to make because it’s so quick and easy, and I usually have all of the ingredients on hand. Plus, who doesn’t love waking up to the smell of it baking in the oven?! This is one recipe that I refuse to “doctor up” to … More Banana Bread

Hello, My Name Is Dr. Greenthumb …Sort of.

Remember these guys? Yeah, they’re all grown up: The Wild Women (we think…) of Sycamore Canyon And they’re not the only things growing around here. Our garden, which I talked about way back when is flourishing! I think one of the things we can credit, especially in this drought, is the cardboard layer that’s just under … More Hello, My Name Is Dr. Greenthumb …Sort of.