Annual Tradition: Holiday Truffles

As I write this, I am snuggled up in an arm chair at my dad’s house, my comfiest sweatpants tucked into overly fluffy socks, while the scent of this morning’s waffles still lingers in the air. Looking out the window at the ...


The sweet magic of persimmon cake

During the four years I lived in Portland in my 20’s, I called four different places home … the second of which was by far my favorite. What this studio lacked in size, it made up for in character. Sure, I may have had ...


Pumpkin Latte Smoothie

While I’m far from an “everyday” coffee drinker (a big change from my habits a decade ago!), I will fully admit I still adore the flavor … and occasionally indulge. During autumn, I’m especially tempted, as my seasonal obsession — pumpkin — marries so well with ...


Green Your Halloween With This Superfood Treat

When grocery markets start stocking entire aisles of candy, and every store reeks of pumpkin spice, it’s hard to avoid getting into at least a little bit of sugary trouble. Good intentions can quickly take the backseat to bright colors and “fun-size” ...


How To Turn Popsicles Into Superfood Delights

When it’s the dog days of summer, there are few simple pleasures that beat a quick dash to the freezer for an icy, sweet popsicle. Many of us are rightfully wary of the colorful pops though: conventional popsicles often contain massive amounts ...


Triple Chocolate Cookies

The question: In a time where dads have pretty much everything (or, simply claim not to want anything), what’s a loving daughter or son to do for father’s day gifting? My dad has never been a necktie kinda guy, nor has he once ...


Raspberry-Chocolate Mousse

It’s exciting to experience how quickly cacao can elevate a “normal” dessert into something truly special – from it’s deep chocolate flavor, to it’s incomparable health benefits. As the raw source of all chocolate, cacao goes tremendously well with creamy ingredients like blended ...


Superfood Chocolate Hearts

Oh it’s chocolate season alright. At first, you just see just a few of those pretty pink packages popping up in stores … stuffed with gold foil-wrapped confections that make even the most mundane market feel just a little more special. Then, before ...


Halloween Treats! Superfood Monster Heads

I had the pleasure of joining the founder of Beaming, Lisa Odenweller, and Brad Wills on Fox 5 San Diego last week to talk about ways to “Trick Out Your Halloween Treats” … via, you guessed it, SUPERFOODS!


5 amazing superfood chocolates

One thing I particularly appreciate about this season is getting asked quite a bit about a subject that’s rather dear to my heart: chocolate. And, jumping on the excuse, I always end up making a few new chocolate candy recipes, clearly inspired ...