No-Churn Ice Cream! // Pretty EATS on Made By Girl

Hey friends, I’m back on Made By Girl with a recipe to beckon in an early summer:  No-Churn Ice Cream! This is such a decadent treat, that is so easy to make – you just need a whisk! Can you imagine what flavors you’d come up with? Jump on over to Made By Girl and[…]

Roasted Chili Lime Chickpeas //
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Better than chips (okay most of the time)! Toss chickpeas in olive oil, salt, pepper, chili powder, lime zest, and a squeeze of lime juice. Roast at 400f for 15-20 minutes until nice and golden. Top with a sprinkle of salt, extra zest, and another squeeze of lime!

Favorite Margaritas!  //  Celebration Inspiration

Mix up your Cinco de Mayo celebration with some gorgeous margarita inspiration! There’s something so fun and festive about a pretty cocktail (even if it’s just virgin cocktails for me right now!) Sources: Cranberry Raspberry Margarita / Toasted Coconut Margarita / Grapefruit Margarita / Spicy Rose Water Margarita 

Veggie Sliders w Tahini Mayo // Pretty Eats on Made By Girl

Hi there, today I’m bringing you one of my favorite recipes, Veggie Sliders with Tahini Mayo! These snack-sized burgers are great for lunch or dinner, and make adults and kids alike super happy. Head on over to Made By Girl to see my full recipe!

Ember Restaurant // Edible SLO Magazine

I had the pleasure of photographing Ember restaurant for the current issue of Edible San Luis Obispo Magazine, and just had to share some favorites from the shoot. Chef Brian Collins, his wife Harmony, and the entire team welcomed me with open arms and made me feel at home while I ducked around the restaurant[…]

Pretty EATS on MADE BY GIRL // Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Happy Thanksgiving, my friends! I’m back with Made By Girl with some edible inspiration. As we approach this delicious holiday, I thought, “Why not try a super healthy dish and drizzle it in cream sauce?” Why not?!  Run on over to Made By Girl for more images and full recipe for Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash with Honey[…]

Everything Buns & Bonus Points //

When I’m feelin extra-homemakerish, home-made burger buns earn me extra wife points and are a great way to start off Friday dinner right. My basic bread dough recipe seen here is just adapted a bit. Make plump bun shapes on a parchment-lined baking sheet and allow to rise for 30 minutes. Simply brush with egg &[…]

Morning DIY // Orange Blossom Rolls

Here’s a beautiful breakfast that’s perfect for a cozy weekend morning, Glazed Orange Blossom Rolls. These are lovely assemble-only buns that are pretty enough to serve for dessert, perhaps with a  scoop of frosty vanilla ice cream. As with most my recipes, I love the opportunity for readers to make this their own / I[…]

The Pizza Thief // Shallot & Goat Cheese Pizza

I’m being conspired upon by the two young ones in my home, one human boy and one canine boy. They are a real-life Calvin and Hobbes duo with the goal in life to steal food while I’m photographing it. Good thing I think they’re both pretty cute. I keep a bit of pizza dough on[…]

Cabernet Gorgonzola Burgers with Edible SLO Magazine //

A benefit of working with Edible San Luis Obispo Magazine is all the new recipes I get to try.  This is how the Cabernet Gorgonzola Burger came into my life. How could these ingredients go wrong in one of humankind’s greatest creations, the BURGER. What made this extra mouth-watering is the Sriracha sauce and the[…]