Mamas Guide to Portland

By | 2018-03-02T09:56:20+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Motherhood, Travel|

If you've been following along over on Instagram (check my highlights), you know we recently got back from a trip to Portland, Oregon. This was Evie's third trip by plane, and they just keep getting more and more fun as she gets older. We're lucky to have an easy traveler (thus far) who actually seems to [...]

golden cauliflower rice

By | 2018-02-26T16:23:12+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Recipes, Rice, Biscuits, Tortillas, and Mash, Soups, Salads, Sides|

This is the first time in a LONG time that I've made a recipe and then posted said recipe in the same day. I am giving myself major props here, especially because I am coming off of 5 days of solo parenting that also included flying solo with the babe. Life ebbs and flows, my [...]

crack sauce 3 ways + a rainbow bowl of love

By | 2018-01-24T15:08:04+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Health, Marinades and Sauces, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

It's in gratitude that I honor my friend and Modern Mamas Podcast cohost, Jess, for the naming of this sauce. It is, in fact, potentially as addictive as a drug, but without all the nasty shit that comes along with drug use. Actually, it's quite the opposite: life giving, nourishing, uplifting, and energizing (the kind [...]

thanksgiving recipe round up

By | 2017-11-17T19:14:59+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Pastured Meat, Recipes|

Thank you!! Thanksgiving is upon us, and I would like to take some time to THANK YOU. Thank you for reading. Thank you for caring, sharing, and for exploring new ideas, new recipes, and new ways to nourish yourself, the earth, and the ones you love. This has been one hell of a year so far, [...]

a new mama’s guide to Napa

By | 2018-01-23T10:39:48+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Health, Motherhood, Travel|

Napa is a very special place for our family. It's been a romantic weekend away destination for Rusty and I since we first started dating back in 2009. It's where we take a yearly trip for my best friend, Taz's, birthday. And now it's where we will take family weekends because, believe it or not, [...]

smoked salmon avocado toast

By | 2017-08-11T07:23:29+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Breakfast, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|

A few weeks ago, we met my cousin and his family for brunch at this adorable kiddo friendly farm to table restaurant in Los Altos. In fact, the woman who started the restaurant is Mary from Five Mary's Farm. If you haven't checked her and her amazing family out, you should. She's one of my [...]

simple summer berry cobbler

By | 2017-07-04T14:10:13+00:00 July 1st, 2017|A Little Sweet Tooth, Health, Recipes|

It's berry season, my most favorite season of all! I love summer. I love farmers markets, I love berries, and I LOVE cobblers, especially when they're so simple to make that I can do it with a baby in one hand. Oh ya, if you didn't know yet, we had a baby! Evie Wilder Bruner [...]

super simple strawberry compote

By | 2017-04-30T11:19:55+00:00 April 30th, 2017|A Little Sweet Tooth, Breakfast, Health, Marinades and Sauces, Recipes|

It's berry season!! I am clearly about as excited as it gets when it comes to berries. I so look forward to Saturday morning beach walks followed by farmers market coffee and shopping. Fresh, bold, delicious berries are always at the top of my list. This past weekend, we bought a whole bunch of strawberries [...]

easy banana oat pancakes

By | 2017-05-05T10:58:42+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Breakfast, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|

Can you tell I am on an oat kick? Gluten free oats have been working really well for me this pregnancy, and I love the energy boost they provide without a bunch of sugar. Sustained energy, delicious flavor, gluten free goodness. I'm in. These pancakes are a product of the inspiration from my good friend Taz. [...]

moonlight carnitas

By | 2016-05-19T13:05:13+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Pastured Meat, Recipes|

So, some of you might recall from a recent Instagram/Facebook post, I made some incredibly drool worthy carnitas a couple weeks ago. I would like to first apologize for taking so long to get them to to you, but hey, life's been NUTS and these are worth the wait. One of the coolest (among many) things about [...]