Cajun Shrimp Tortellini

Cajun Shrimp Tortellini

  I recently had the kind of day where everything went wrong. You’ve probably had one of those days. It started with bad weather (these kinds of days almost always do, am I right?) I don’t usually have to be anywhere at a specific time, but on this day I did....
Sayulita Beans and Rice

Sayulita Beans and Rice

  Beans and rice is one of my favorite meals. It’s filling, comforting, and nutritious. Because both beans and rice are versatile ingredients, it’s also a meal that you can make differently almost every time you make it.   Like this recipe. It has ground...
Winter Grilled Chicken and Lemon Farro

Winter Grilled Chicken and Lemon Farro

  We’ve had some unseasonably warm weather this winter, and when that happens, I usually try to grill something. My grill is right on the back porch, and it’s nice to get outside without a coat and scarf, even if it’s only a few steps.   Naturally, the...
Grain-Free Cranberry Orange Granola

Grain-Free Cranberry Orange Granola

  While I don’t eat a Paleo diet, I write a lot about Paleo, and am often asked about Paleo or low-carb recipes. I do eat some Paleo foods, though, and have tried various Paleo cereals and granolas, and some are actually really good.   lThe downside to...
Chorizo Sweet Potato Bowl

Chorizo Sweet Potato Bowl

  I’ve been using my Ava Jane’s Kitchen Avocado Oil for a while now, and I have some favorite flavor combinations that I tend to rely on. The fragrant, floral taste of the oil goes beautifully with citrus, black beans, herbs, and spicy foods like jalapeños or...