Hi friends! I’m back with one of my favorite summer eats, a piping hot and spicy Pho. Rich and flavorful, I also love Pho’s versability…you can use any vegetable or protein on hand to make this your own. Check out my newest post on MADE BY GIRL! MADE BY GIRL is such an awesome force of[…]

I’m happy to have more images in the latest issue of Edible San Luis Obispo Magazine, The Harvest Issue. Here is a gorgeous red wine chocolate cake, a must try! Find Edible SLO locations all over the county  or view the digital edition at EdibleSLO.com. Nom!

Hi there friends! Bringing you a tasty and creamy potato soup that I created for MadeByGirl, perfect for warming up during these early Spring days. To be honest… I just wanted something to put a lot crispy pancetta on.  Check out the full recipe and more yummy photos on MadeByGirl!  

Drop whatever breakfast you have in your hands and run on over to MadeByGirl to see my sweet mini Baked Hazelnut Doughnuts! The secret to these gorgeous treats is that they come with about 99.9% less guilt than any doughnut you can get down the street (percentage estimate based on my own scientific studies…). Recipe and[…]

The guaranteed #1 way to crave a salad? A bomb dressing. A dressing that you’d rather just eat straight out of the jar, (but you make a salad so as to not embarrass yourself by eating it straight out of the jar…yeah.) This creamy Tahini & Ginger Dressing definitely warrants that level of craving. The tahini[…]

Hi friends, I’m so excited to finally share the news that I am officially a contributor to the amazing site MADE BY GIRL! You’ll find me over there for the next 6 month posting about food that strikes my fancy. My first post is up today Fresh Cucumber and Tomato Pizzettes. Gorgeous and bite-sized, these pizzettes[…]


Some pretty happy changes are happening to Pretty Eats. We’ve gotten a beautiful new face lift from the talents over at Nubrand Websites and it couldn’t be more exciting! I thought this called for a celebratory CHEERS featuring some of the season’s citrus beauties. Our Citrus Champagne is refreshing, simple, and sparkly! Rim your glasses with[…]

Accidentally bought raw peanuts and it let us experiment with roasting our own at home. Turned out it’s easy and it makes the house smell really good. Roast a single layer of raw shelled peanuts on a flat pan or cookie sheet in a preheated oven (350’F) for 25-30 minutes. (Unshelled peanuts will take only[…]

Cheers to Year Two of my work with The Inspired Plate and its talented members. Here is a recipe using one of my favorite things on the planet: Cast Iron. Our additional challenge was to use a magazine format. 2013 has been fantastic for myself as a food photographer, joining forces with Edible San Luis[…]

Here is a savory main dish that will work for any of your holiday gatherings this season, Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Apple Gravy. My recipe for this is featured in the current issue of Edible San Luis Obispo Magazine, a fun twist on some seasonal flavors. There is also a savory, creamy recipe for Yukon[…]