Simple End of Summer Peach Arugula Salad

Summer stone fruit has nearly run its’ course, to which I take cue by overstuffing my farmer’s markets bags (lucky to have this in southern California!) without a care in the world as to what to do with them. Peaches, plums, they have a way of figuring these things out like ending up in this…

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Challah Bread for Rosh Hashanah

The high holiday, Rosh Hashanah, is at sundown Sunday night and thought to share this before my peach salad post (look out for that next) because it is that good and the holiday is a few days away. For those of you who have been missing challah, this post is for you. It’s been a…

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Shrimp Tacos with apricot salsa fresca and avocado crema

My boys love tacos, so do I… especially shrimp tacos. Tell me you love tacos, if you do you’re gonna LOVE this! My take is with apricots and a mean avocado cream sauce I call crema just to make it sound fancy. Going out for some tacos at our local Mexican place is not so…

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Easy Cherry Almond Quinoa Salad + Honey Ginger Dressing

Michael and Ely (the twins!) started school today (5th grade already!), Mr. teenager started high school (yikes!) last week. With all three in school now I decided to take a breather for a minute to enjoy some quiet time sitting outside, slowly sipping my americano and letting the sounds of nature consume me. I love…

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Blueberry Galette

A couple of weeks before moving day last month I bought baskets of blueberries (’tis the season!) to make a galette for Friday night dessert after an exhausting week of packing. I’m happy to finally (!) share this because I think you will love it. Every sweet blueberry bite of it. As beautiful as it…

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Strawberry Shortcakes

Most of the past four weeks have been all about our move. More and more boxes to tape up. More and more boxes to label and color code. More and more … it felt like preparing for our move would never end. And then there was the actual move July 1st. Having a few celebrations…

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Blueberry Cornmeal Cake

My husband loves a good piece of cake with his coffee for breakfast. His breakfast-of-choice for many years, pretty much every morning. That was before we married and my heckling him about eating a healthier breakfast like oatmeal or avocado on toast.  Not much fun, but I do want to keep him around a long time….

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Potato Green Bean Salad

Wait! Before you balk at this potato salad with all the green beans, I must tell you it is worth giving a try. Seriously, stick with me here I wouldn’t steer you wrong.  When I first tasted my friend Lauren’s potato salad I knew she meant serious business. Before that, I wondered why the heck…

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