The Best Snow Ice Cream Ever…

At the very top of my snowmageddon to-do list today was making snow ice cream with the girls. It was something that my mom, sister and I often did growing up, and I was excited to carry on the tradition with my sweet girls. When I mentioned that I was going to make snow ice cream to Darren, he … [Read more...]

Mix-and-match-everything-but-the-kitchen-sink vegetable and lentil stew

About halfway through October, I realized that I had WAY overcommitted myself for the last few months of 2013. It was bad. By the time Christmas break arrived, I was treading in deep, deep water and had run myself ragged. For that reason, I decided to do what any normal person with some control over … [Read more...]

Staying Healthy During the Holidays

A few weeks ago, Lee Jeans Corporation asked me to come do a lunch and learn for their employees. The subject we decided I would speak on was tips and tricks for staying healthy during the holidays. After putting my "Staying Healthy During the Holidays" handout together, I shared it with my husband. … [Read more...]

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Do you remember when I first shared our family's favorite kale salad recipe? At the time, Ellie was two, and I joked that I was going to show off her love of kale as my next party trick. Well, now it is Annie's turn to take center stage. Yup, my kindergartener is over-the-moon obsessed with these … [Read more...]

Why “Yes on 522” in Washington Matters to ALL Americans

As you know, required labeling of GMO's in America is something I am deeply passionate about. On November 5, the citizens of Washington state will be voting on Prop 522, which would require the labeling of genetically modified ingredients in the state of Washington. Many people have asked me why a … [Read more...]