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Cheesy Squash Risotto

8 Oct

Even though Los Angeles generally lacks most real seasons, we’re really bucking the trend this year with the Santa Ana winds and 90+F temperatures over the past couple of weeks. Regardless of what was going on outside, I have been determined to bring at least the smell of Fall in to our home.  So do […]

Miso-Shiitake Mushroom Tofu

2 Aug

My husband has been on a mission to take his fitness to the next level, so I’ve been looking at protein packed recipes and for some reason, miso recipes have been grabbing my attention.  So in the spirit of simple and healthy, I whipped up some Miso-Shiitake Mushroom Tofu. {Gina’s Take} I like my tofu with a […]

Coconut Curry Risotto

26 Jan

I finally feel like a human again…I spent all last week sleeping 10-12 hour nights due to some crazy bug I picked up while attending CES.  Thankfully that’s out of the way, so I rolled up my sleeves and had a cooking extravaganza starting with this dish. Truth be told – I started this post […]

Roasted Butternut Squash

11 Oct

I love roasted butternut squash, but it takes f-o-r-e-v-e-r to bake.  So to minimize the prep process, I wanted to pull together a simple bake-and-go recipe. {Gina’s take} This is a simple cut, scoop, drizzle, and dash recipe.   The trick with squash really is just waiting for it to be done.  You know it’s […]

Baked Sweet Potato Tater Tots

6 Sep

I draw inspiration for my recipes just about anywhere…it could be a garden I see, something at the grocery store, Pinterest, a random craving…and sometimes yoga class. During a recent yoga class, one of my instructors was calling out some cues, and then made a mention to stick with the pose just a little longer […]

Southern Corn Cakes

30 Aug

I was at the grocery store a couple of weeks ago and while walking down the produce aisle, I saw something I’d never seen before:  Red corn.   So, for no reason other than, “Oooh.  Pretty color.,” I plopped down the $3 for the 4 ears of corn and brought them home. Now, to be […]

Pesto Roasted Julienned Veggies {Sunday’s Scraps}

9 Jun

You know that moment when you open the pantry…then the fridge…then the cabinets…then back to the pantry…and can’t find anything to eat?  Well, that was today.  The ingredients I had on hand were: a half a red bell pepper, half a red onion, three zucchini, and some frozen pesto from the last batch that I […]