Savory Pumpkin & Bacon Dip (Dairy-free)

Savory Pumpkin & Bacon Dip (Dairy-free)

This may not be your usual pumpkin dish, but I assure you it's an interesting, yet delicious one. Many pumpkin dips call for cheese, but I honestly think pumpkin and cheddar sound like an odd combination. Cream cheese and pumpkin however, sounds (and tastes) mighty fine to me. In this recipe, I used dairy-free cream [...]

L.A. Food Fest

L.A. Food Fest

Originally known as the “LA Street Food Fest,” it was the first of its kind, and has grown into one of the most diverse and delectable food fests SoCal has to offer. With over 100 different restaurants, food trucks, carts, beer, wine, chefs, and speakers, there was something for everyone to enjoy. The festival was held [...]

“Everything but the Bagel” Muffins

“Everything but the Bagel” Muffins

You probably know what "Everything but the Bagel" seasoning is if: (A) you religiously shop at Trader Joe's; (B) follow tons of wellness/health/food Instagram accounts, or (C) are friends with me. Stemmed from the beloved Everything Bagel, came a seasoning blend of sesame seeds, sea salt flakes, dried minced garlic, dried minced onion, black sesame [...]

How to Cut a Squash for an Autumn Squash & Spinach Salad

How to Cut a Squash for an Autumn Squash & Spinach Salad

As many of my fellow Southerners know, fall weather in Nashville is pretty unpredictable. One morning you'll be missing the pool due to the heat, and the next day you find yourself dusting off that winter coat. I've been cooking warmer dishes like curry, and chili, but I also like to take advantage of the [...]