Figs. Delicious, honey-ed, sweet figs. I love them. I don’t know what it is about these little guys—perhaps it’s because they remind me of Dutch still-life paintings, or Thanksgiving table centerpieces, or the sun-drenched Mediterranean where they grow in abundance. While I don’t live in the Mediterranean, I am lucky enough to live in California,… Read More At the Farmers’ Market: Figs
After dying in yoga this morning (thank you, Elizabeth!) I was craving protein. What I really wanted was a tuna salad sandwich, but with all that mayonnaise and added saturated fat I knew I should eat something a bit lighter and healthier. Something that would feed my body better. So, I looked in my cupboard… Read More Protein Powerhouse: Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad
Over the weekend I couldn’t help myself at the grocery store and bought several ears of fresh white corn. I haven’t had much of this summer sweetie and now that I’ve bought so much I’ll need to come up with some easy recipes. Here’s a super-quick recipe for succotash—sans lima beans. This recipe doesn’t require… Read More Sufferin’ Succotash!
This Labor Day weekend, my boyfriend BH and I wanted to get out of town, but couldn’t find a hotel. So, instead we opted to stay local and just enjoy Los Angeles. Saturday I was thrilled to realize the Greek Festival was going on in Long Beach. For some reason, I simply can’t miss a… Read More Labor Day Weekend