Archive of ‘autumn’ category

Sweet Potato Pinwheels

Posted on November 4, 2017

Thanks to the California Farm Water Coalition for sponsoring the farm tour!   Sweet Potato Pinwheels are the star in November’s issue of Direct Magazine’s The Recipe Box!  Visiting Alvernaz Farms on tour with the California Farm Water Coalition in Livingston, where fourth generation family farmer Jim Alvernaz grows 100 acres of sweet potatoes, inspired me to […]

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Harvest Farro Bowl

Posted on September 30, 2017

Hooray, it’s October! Work, school, sports and activities are keeping us all busy, and we are ready to welcome in all the fall fun that the month brings: pumpkin patch visits and pumpkin carving, pumpkin seed roasting, costume parties, corn mazes and haunted houses.  With more treats than time on our hands, quick and healthy […]

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Fall Harvest Salad

Posted on September 15, 2017

I’m so happy when I have the opportunity to support amazing organizations and cook from amazing books at the same time! Today I bring you Cuisine del Sol, a cookbook celebrating 20 years of Pier del Sol, the largest fundraising event benefiting Special Olympics in Southern California. The Special Olympics Southern California team presented this delicious collection […]

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Baking a Difference with Spiced Pear Pecan Pie

Posted on September 5, 2017

I am so honored to be part of OXO’s Bake a Difference for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer this month.  Baking to support this organization, which raises funds to support research addressing the number one cause of childhood death by disease in the U.S., is a labor of love indeed.  My recipe for Spiced Pear Pecan […]

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Spiced Apple Breakfast Farro

Posted on September 3, 2017

It’s bowl madness…and (shockingly) I’m not talking about college football! Whole grain bowls are all the rage now, and why not? They’re an easy and innovative way to make delicious, nutritious meals…and let’s not forget the fun factor! Are you looking for some great ways to jump into the bowl game? Read on, my friends!

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