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roasted pumpkin seeds

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

These roasted pumpkin seeds made with coconut oil are delicious; crunchy and salty with a hint of sweetness.

tomatoes

Tomatoes…and more Tomatoes

All summer I have been waiting for a garden bounty of tomatoes. Santa Barbara finally got some nice summer heat and ta-da!…I found myself with five enormous plants all heavy laden with beautiful, delicious tomatoes at the same time. Great! Great. Great? My tomato windfall coincided with school starting, a full calendar of non-profit events […]

healthy buttermilk pancakes

Healthier Buttermilk Pancakes

After making this easy pancake recipe you will never use a store bought mix again. This recipe originated from a chef friend of mine, Maili Brocke…

marinara

Aunt Penny’s Marinara

This is so easy and delicious. I always have it on hand and use for pastas, pizza and stuffed zucchini blossoms. You can also use fresh tomatoes, too…