Patio Gardening + Mom’s Spring Omelet

By | 2016-03-02T18:55:58-08:00 March 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Peanut Free, Recipes, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On the small patio behind my Los Angeles apartment, I have a garden. Well...actually, I like to think of it more as an urban farm. Whatever it is, it’s a fun, informative, and delicious hobby. Recently, I’ve been spending time at the ‘ol patio farm watching last season’s plants reach the end of their lives as I get ready to plant for this season. Sitting off to the side of the patio, I have a dwarf lime tree. In the [...]

Playing with Your Food + Young Broccoli with Shallot and Lemon

By | 2016-05-17T10:03:41-08:00 October 30th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Peanut Free, Recipes, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free|Tags: , , |

How many of you played with your food when you were a kid? Both my sister and I certainly did, and our favorite imaginative playing-food was broccoli. I remember being told that we couldn’t leave the table until we finished our food, and then we’d stay for an hour or more making elaborate stories of the “trees” and their inevitable violent demise.  Surprisingly we actually stayed—even without parental supervision—until our plates were clean. To this day I can’t look at [...]