Tropical Sunset and Homemade Grenadine

Tropical Sunset and Homemade Grenadine

Maybe it was foreshadowing of my cocktail loving adult life, but when I was small, Shirley Temples were my jam. As a kid looking for a surefire sugar high, the combination of grenadine, pop, and a cocktail skewer full of maraschino cherries was just the ticket. Plus, it made me feel fancy, especially when served…more

Nutrition For The Mind: Eating to Prevent Depression

Nutrition For The Mind: Eating to Prevent Depression

Fully in the throes of January, the cold and darkness that is winter has now settled all around us. All that remains of December’s holiday cheer is the overstuffed Visa bills nagging to be paid. It is often said that this can be one of the most depressing times of the year, with the last…more

Vanilla Blood Orange Margarita

Vanilla Blood Orange Margarita

Back in December when I was working on my cast of edible gifts, I made this; sure, it’s going to be amazing on some super chocolatey cookies or fudgy brownies, but to be honest I have been waiting patiently to get my hands on some blood oranges solely for this reason: vanilla blood orange margarita.…more

Healthy Fats 101

Healthy Fats 101

Fat is back in vogue, yes? We can all agree that with the advent of things like bulletproof coffee, and coconut oil’s pervasive popularity that fat, no longer (!!) makes us fat. Still, we have been so scared of this poor little nutrient for so long that letting go of some very well engrained misconceptions…more

Beet Green Abundance Bowl

Beet Green Abundance Bowl

Some may call kale a health food; I call it a gateway drug. Once upon a time, not all that long ago, I wasn’t the biggest fan of dark leafy greens. While I can’t remember whether it was the taste or texture that put me off, I know that en mass, I judged them a…more