Fried Butter Beans and Sage on a Bed of Arugula

I think that it is always a great idea to shake up the usual routine.  Most nights I will meal plan for my family around some meat dish or other, and then think of accompanying sides to round out the meal.  Roast chicken, fish tacos, shawarma chicken, or a meaty stir-fry are just a few of the recurring stars taking …

Fresh Clementine Margarita

It’s not quite sweater weather just yet, so I say bring on the margs! With California September temps still hitting the sunny 90’s, this concoction of pure clementine heaven is the perfect way to keep it chill.  The color and flavor dance and dazzle in a glinty glass like nobody’s business.  The beauty comes from whirling completely intact clementines into …

Creamy Vegan Turmeric Dip

If you are a dairy lover like I am, the thought of eating a purely plant based diet leaves you a little forlorn.  I honestly have no problem prepping, and even craving, meatless meals….it’s the cheeses, creams, and milks that I wind up lamenting over.  I would venture to say, that I even consider cheese to be a legitimate love …