astellar zucchini california latkes feeds 2 – 4 in a medium bowl: 2 zucchinis finely grated ( I used a box grater) 1/4 yellow onion finely diced 2 stalks of green onion diced 1 egg 1/2 cup half and half or milk 1/4 cup flour pinch of s + p fresh herbs – dill .Continue reading “zucchini california latkes + maple apple compote”
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food and floral styling for ayesha curry
I had the pleasure of food and floral styling for a passion project for Glad for No Kid Hungry featuring Ayesha Curry. The footage looks beautiful as does Ayesha! Fun to see my kitchen tools, knives, and food in action. “Ayesha Curry shares why she believes it’s important to give back and discusses her work withContinue reading “food and floral styling for ayesha curry”
my dearest friend, Jen, recently gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Maxwell! It made me remember her wedding and the flower crown I assembled for her special day. So beautiful! Congratulations, my dear. Cant wait to snuggle bebe Max! ♥ photos by: Angela Mae Photography such a babe!!
oatmeal bar = heart healthy way to start the day
astellar oatmeal bar This is my husband’s breakfast setup. Great way to stay full until your next meal! Here we have: gluten free steel cut oats +organic bananas + blueberries + blackberries + sliced almonds + cranberries + chia seeds + shredded unsweetened coconut + califia farms unsweetened almond milk.
potato leek soup
astellar potato leek soup INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp olive oil 8 medium potatoes, peeled + chopped into 1″ cubes 2 large leeks, sliced into rounds (immerse in bowl of cold water to wash + remove sand, drain and pat dry) 2 carrots, peeled + sliced 3 celery stalks, washed + chopped 6 cups veggie stock or 6Continue reading “potato leek soup”
hubs heart healthy brunch
This year will be all about mastering health and balance. I want my husband to live forever and that starts with breakfast. Here we have gluten free oatmeal + fresh blackberries + shaved coconut + lupita’s local honey + toasted pecans + raisins + almond milk + fresh squeezed oj.
Astellar yucca hash + smoked pork loin + truffles + farm fresh egg + avocado + berries for my husband. I can not eat nightshades therefore, I can’t eat potatoes. So sad for me. I LOVE potatoes. Alas, I discovered I can eat yucca and sweet potatoes so I am currently making recipes containing theseContinue reading “yucca hash”
mason jar lid hack
I made a fried egg sandwich for breakfast this morning, but boy was my egg an UGLY, messy shape. I wanted to use a circle cookie cutter to cut around this mess after I cooked it. Alas, I didn’t have one, but out of the corner of my eye I saw a mason jar lidContinue reading “mason jar lid hack”
Fruitvale Station takes home a couple big wins at the Gotham Awards.
Michael B Jordan, Mel Diaz, and Ryan Coogler have been having a very good week. Here is a pic I snagged from Mel’s Instagram after MBJ won at the Gotham Awards last night. So proud to have fed these talented actors on this movie. ❤️