Monthly Archives: September 2017

Cherry Cacao Nib Granola

I’ve been on a granola kick lately. The other day, I started craving a kind I would get in D.C. It had dried cherries and dark chocolate, one of my favorite combos. Stores in St. Louis don’t sell the granola … Continue reading

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Raspberry Coconut Almond Breakfast Loaf

I’ve been wanting to make this raspberry coconut almond breakfast loaf for a while. It lingered at the back of my mind and last weekend, it finally surfaced. I grew up eating really sugary breakfast breads. I’m sure many of … Continue reading

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Pad Thai with Kale and Mushrooms from Chocolate & Zucchini

I saw this recipe for pad thai noodles with kale and mushrooms on Chocolate & Zucchini and I knew I had to try it. I’ve been following Chocolate & Zucchini for a while now. Clotilde is based in Paris so in addition … Continue reading

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Grace Meat + Three

A few months ago when I was walking in The Grove, I saw blue painted windows advertising sweet tea and fried chicken. I did a little research and found out that Grace Meat + Three was opening soon. The restaurant … Continue reading

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Porridge with Ricotta and Gjusta Seeded Honey

I went to Gjusta in Venice Beach for dinner last Friday night. I didn’t know what to expect when I walked in, so I was surprised when it looked more like a market than a restaurant. I turned right and … Continue reading

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Los Angeles and San Diego

When I was little I wanted to move to Southern California. I wanted to be an actress for a while and I pictured myself living in a shoebox apartment and going on auditions. It seemed like a rough life, but … Continue reading

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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Whenever I get home late and I want to eat something quick, warming, and delicious, I turn to spicy roasted chickpeas. I first had them in a salad when I was living in Chicago. My friend Stephanie and I made … Continue reading

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