Smoky Chipotle Bacon Zucchini Cake Recipe

Chipotle Bacon Zucchini Cake |

Recipes just happen upon me sometimes.A friend brought me zucchini, freshly picked from her backyard garden, I had a tasty chunk of Kerrygold Aged Cheddar in the fridge, and my son wanted bacon.So when I made my son the bacon, I (naturally) made extra and left the grease in the pan.  Then I grated the zucchini … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Morning Glories and Roasted Hatch Chile Zucchini Bread Recipe


My Hatch Chile Festival is coming to a close . . . though I might throw a few on the grill this Labor Day Weekend.And my final Hatch Chile recipe is a sweet one.A very sweet one!Sweet and subtly spicy!While this is truly is a dessert, it'll surely stand out as a breakfast, brunch, or side.And why, … [Read more...]

California King Salmon with Lemon-Caper Pesto and Zucchini


I'm generally pretty laid back.I hang out in my sweats, I wear flip-flops or Uggs, and I love to have casual dinner parties on my sofa, where I serve a cozy one-pot meal!While I didn't put heels on or anything, (let's not get too crazy), I did recently make a "fancy" dinner.  Oh, it's fancy alright.This … [Read more...]

Summer Zucchini-Peach and Avocado Salad Recipe


Are you still pulling zucchini from their vines in your summer garden?Are any peaches still falling from your tree?Can you get enough avocados!?Oh how I love summer fruits and vegetables!I especially love adding sweet, vibrant fruits to green salads -- it's delicious and so much fun combining summer's … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Agapanthus and Crustless Zucchini-Gruyère Tartlets


Summer zucchini recipes!  I just love them! Never mind that our new, cutest puppy ever, makes it impossible for me to have a thriving summer vegetable garden.Never mind that this adorable little canine enjoys digging up the roots of my baby lemon tree.And never mind that the same little sweetie dug all the way … [Read more...]

Roasted Vegetable Pot Pie for a Passover Potluck


Want to see what I filled this gluten-free, perfect for Passover, potato latke-like crust with? And guess what?  It's delicious every day, special holiday or not!I was super excited when my friend and fellow LA Food Blogger, Tori Avey asked me to "bring" something to her virtual Passover Potluck she's hosting on … [Read more...]

Avocado Zucchini Bread Recipe With Olive Oil


You know I love avocados, right?  I love them with a bit of sea salt and a spoon. I love them in salads, salsas, and sandwiches, too.  What's not to love?Well, lately avocados have been turning up in all sorts of unexpected recipes:  brownies, cakes, cookies, to name a few.  I wasn't really sold on this idea.  At … [Read more...]