my lavender blues

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WHAT A YEAR we have had. I am incredibly grateful the “new year new me” garbage that was filling up my social media is finally starting to dissipate. Or the “i must say, this year has been the best year ever” BS that some people put out there. Like…. WAS 2020 REALLY YOUR BEST YEAR […]

Spicy Tomato & Egg Drop Soup Rice Bowls

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I would love to say I grew up eating shellfish, so that way i would have a lot more street credit when it comes to developing recipes like this one, but that would be a big fat lie. In fact, I hated it. Without ever even trying. But first off: my brother was HIGHLY allergic […]

Thai Spiced Coconut & Black Garlic Mussels

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just got home from a crazy wild portfolio review trip in the middle-of-nowhere, Montana. So pardon my MIA. Weeks of preparation leading up to the big trip followed by a weekend of trying to prepare an empty home for a Sunday party, life has been anything but quiet. But more on that trip and some […]

Everything Peppered Maple Bacon

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Real Talk: Life isn’t always at it appears in pictures. Or your interpretation of one may very well be the exact opposite of what is actually going on in reality. Like my food photography. I try and capture the beauty in a small 2′ x 3′ area and the rest is a complete crap show. […]

Gluten Free + Dairy Free Chocolate Coconut Tartlets

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i currently could work up a sweat while bowling. that’s how out of shape i am. or feel. i get winded just from breathing alone. what amazes me most is that i have consistently worked out five days a week for the last few years or so (before that my version of working out was […]

Low Carb + Gluten Free Egg & Ham Breakfast Casserole

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ya’ll. i get all zero dark thirty when i’m sick. anyone else in the same boat as myself? In fact, i started to look back on this blog at how many times i’ve been sick in the last two years, and it’s like A LOT. the ONLY good thing is the binge eating of oyster […]

Sautéed Spinach + Yogurt + Dukkah ++ a Giveaway

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Oh hi there. Welcome to my not so studio, studio. At home. Where I have attempted to organize my life in this room just for your eyes. Don’t let the cleanliness fool you. I’m currently stepping on a mound of acorns because my son decided to make himself “coffee”. And acorns just happened to be […]

My Not So Studio, Studio & EASY Flawless Iced Coffee

My Lavender Blues

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  Is that a popsicle in your hand or are you just happy to see me? I know, that is not how the saying goes, like at all, but as a female that whole popsicle in pants would 100 percent not work and the latter is just so much more realistic. Okay maybe it wouldn’t […]

Mango Avocado Lassi Breakfast Pops

My Lavender Blues