Recipe: Pumpkin Ice Cream

It’s officially fall! …Right? Despite the fact that where I live the air temp still pushes towards the triple digits, I find myself in the fall mood. Somehow soups and casseroles or anything involving additional heat just doesn’t feel right…literally. Though the closest thing we have to a leaf color change is due to California’s…

Going Bananas!

My recent culinary obsession has been fixated on healthier alternative ingredients such as applesauce for sugar and garbanzo beans for…well, pretty much anything. I confess: Pintrest has been the pinnacle of my online searches, as of late and I seem to find the most interesting recipes, tips and photos…sorry, Google. 🙂 It’s that time of…

How to Make the Best Coconut Smoothie

If you follow me on any social media, you know I’ve gone a little coco-nuts with my recent obsession with cocos. If one thing was consistent about my experience in Nicaragua, it was this: Every morning my friend Katie would wake up at the crack of dawn to pry into one or two freshly picked…

Five things you NEED in Humboldt:

Ah, the land of beards, flannel and weed connoisseurs! Humboldt, Calif. is an area of the golden state that is anything but dry and brown.  Noted for it’s beautiful temperate rainforest, rocky coastline and, well, all different types of greenery, Humboldt is not a place to pass up …or puff-puff-pass the day away. Go outside. All rain…

Raw (and yummy) Chocolate Avocado Pie

Ok, I know what most of you are probably thinking… “Umm chocolate-avocado-what?” And that’s okay because I thought the same thing when I discovered this tasty treat while casually browsing the menu at the Pura Vida health food store in Todos Santos, Baja. Chocolate and avocados…What a concept, I thought. After I got home, the…