the farmer’s daughter cocktail

farmersdaughter

Happy weekend, Lovelies! As you know, I am obsessed with strawberries. I absolutely love them. And paired with basil… oh my! A match made in heaven. This delicious, refreshing cocktail is the best of both of those worlds. I think these cocktails would make a lovely addition to a Mother’s Day celebration or a summer…

new york deli beet avocado salad

beetavosalad

This is absolutely one of the best beet salads I’ve ever had. It’s super healthy, and the addition of avocados makes it substantial enough to pass as lunch. 2 Tablespoons grainy Dijon mustard 3 Tablespoons raw apple cider vinegar 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided (I use unfiltered) coarse sea salt, to taste freshly…

super moist & healthy lemon blueberry muffins

healthybbmuffins

This is one of my favorite recipes for muffins. They’re insanely moist, wonderfully sweet, grain free, and perfect with my morning cup of tea. If you don’t like the addition of lemon zest, just omit it, but I think it brightens the flavor of the blueberries. I sometimes make a thin glaze for these using…

tableside guacamole

tableguacstuff

While we were vacationing in California this past April, we visited one of our favorite Mexican restaurants located at the end of Santa Monica Pier. It’s called Maria Sol, and they serve this over-the-top, beautiful, delicious tableside guacamole. Tableside guacamole is prepared right at your table, and it’s as fresh as guacamole possibly gets! It’s…

easy homemade corn tortilla chips

homemadetortillas

Making homemade tortilla chips takes a little time, but it’s totally worth it for the flavor reward! They’re so much better than store bought. They’re the perfect vehicle for homemade nachos, pico de gallo, salsa, and guacamole. Crumble them over taco salad or tortilla soup, or add them to lunchboxes for a sandwich accompaniment your…