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Golden Door: A wholesome food line…Heartfelt cause

Golden Door balances its luxury and zen aura making it one of the most elite spa sanctuaries in the world, focused on the trifecta of mind, body, spirit, located in southern California amongst some other wellness heavy hitters. I was introduced to their food line curated by the Executive chef, Greg Frey Jr. and I decided to whip up a meal based around the rice medley. It is fun for me to try different products especially when I don’t often... Read More

Roasted Carrots with Hazelnuts & Avocado

Roasted carrots always seem to find a soft spot in my edible heart. When roasted,  dressed in a decorative array of spices and then tossed with nuts, avocado and herbs– this is an stellar dish (which can even be the foundation of a meal). These carrots bring brightness to both your table and your circulation of easy healthy dishes for any season! Ingredients: 1 pound carrots (multicolored if you can find them) – approximately 10 carrots,... Read More

Asparagus with Anchovy Vinaigrette & Hard Boiled Egg

With the summer season sprouting up…We all crave bright and colorful foods but it is not a time to be slaving away in the kitchen. It seems like weeks blend into weekends more than ever from June through August. This asparagus dish is simple yet surprisingly satisfying. Roasting the asparagus with some of the vinaigrette, which includes one of my favorite ingredients-oil packed anchovies, creates such a nutty flavor to the dish. When you cook... Read More

Fuller Cup of Joe

    Although some people might say that coffee is “bad” for you, there are a lot of proven health benefits to a morning cup of caffeine. It increases memory, eases post-workout pain, and can even ward off serious illnesses, like Alzheimers. This version of coffee is like a high-octane latte. By incorporating grass-fed butter, coconut oil, and honey, starting your day with a glass of this will make you feel invincible. Coconut oil, which... Read More

Winter Squash Salad

*This is part of my Bourne living series, which promotes healthy ways to eat while pregnant!* Welcome to Week Two of The Bourne Living Project!     Composed salads are one of my favorite things for lunch, dinner, or a great side dish when you’re entertaining company. It’s satisfying enough to stand alone, but works brilliantly as part of a larger menu. The most important thing to remember when making a composed salad is to give each... Read More