Here are the top reasons that everyone should start their own backyard garden | Tasting Everything

Why Everyone Should Start a Backyard Garden

  Why on earth should I start a backyard garden? Simple! So you can have access to the best produce available. Produce that you’ve grown yourself. Because knowing what can grow and how and when it can grow will improve every meal you make. Because you should have some food available to you and your family […]

How to make perfectly simple (gluten-free and vegetarian!) grilled vegetables with salt-roasted sweet potatoes and bright and spicy aioli | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Total Perfection Healthy Grilled Vegetables with Salt-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

  Do you ever feel like there might not be anything in the world better than a simple tray of fresh and healthy grilled vegetables? Especially after some loooong hours stuck in a car?     We had the most amazing couple of days in Mendocino, CA. Soaking up the ocean air,  surrounded by birds, wind, […]

Unbelievably simple, couldn't-be-easier thai iced coffee PLUS some of the top easy to make at home chilled best coffee ideas! | Tasting Everything

Crazy Simple Vietnamese Coffee Plus I-Need-This-Now Best Iced Coffee Recipes

  I’m moody all the morning Mourning all the night … It’s an Ella Fitzgerald kind of morning with a hefty helping of caffeine. What could be easier than Vietnamese coffee?   Simple and decadent (but totally not black coffee, for those who spotted the reference), iced Vietnamese coffee was calling my name. Definitely ridiculously, couldn’t-possibly-be-easier simple, […]

Incredibly easy parsley tea! A simple use for extra parsley that's full of vitamins and antioxidants and even reduces bloating! | Tasting Everything

Super Healthy Cleansing Parsley Tea: Fresh Tea Leaves for Health!

  There’s a parsley bush in the backyard. Seriously. It’s like a short, squat, and dense privacy wall. The cat is using it as a fortress from which to ambush vagrant birds.     Parsley is one of those herbs that is fantastic to have around, but easy to have too much of. It’s usually inexpensive to […]

Unbelievably simple two-ingredient no-cook preserved lemons! An awesome DIY pantry staple | Tasting Everything

Simple Two-Ingredient No-Cook Preserved Lemons

  With lemons piling up, it’s definitely time to get to the unbelievably easy (practically anticlimactic, honestly) recipe for preserved lemons. There just isn’t too much room for confusion here. If you have lemons, salt, and an extremely clean mason jar, you can have preserved lemons! You won’t even have any dishes to wash besides your […]

A perfect breakfast! Black beans, harissa rice, and a fried egg | Tasting Everything

Harissa Rice, Black Beans, and an Egg: A Perfect Breakfast Recipe!

  Okay. So, I definitely have a new best breakfast recipe ever! Black beans, Harissa rice, and a fried egg.  It’s perfect! So much protein and energy to start the day, plus this breakfast leaves you full for hours! Also, starting the day with something that’s just a little spicy can’t be beat. This has been breakfast […]

Three Ingredient Limoncello! How to make limoncello in three easy steps! | Tasting Everything

Liquid Sunshine: A Homemade Limoncello Recipe!

As promised, here is the limoncello recipe for unbelievably delicious homemade limoncello made with fresh lemons. This is something that I make every single year now that I live in Napa. It was pretty totally incredible, but the first house we rented here had these two huge and gorgeous citrus trees right in the backyard […]

A simple recipe for a tropical coconut, citrus, and avocado rice bowl with healthy black rice that tastes just like vacation! | Tasting Everything

Healthy Tropical Coconut, Citrus, and Avocado Rice Bowl

Surrounded by beautiful citrus and longing for a tropical vacation, I just had to put together this coconut, citrus, and avocado rice bowl with black (also know as forbidden) rice! There have been some gorgeous black rice bowls showing up online recently, like the one from Love and Lemons and the one from Tasty Yummies, and I just […]

Alaskan Halibut with Prosciutto, Olives, and Roast Beet Salad: a fresh and healthy recipe for a lunch or dinner that's filled with flavor! | Tasting Everything

Amazing Alaskan Halibut with Prosciutto, Olive, and Beet Salad

  In the mood for a big salad and lucky enough to have the world’s greatest aunt, we decided on a thick piece of halibut for dinner with a big fresh and raw salad with lots of thinly sliced prosciutto, whole roasted beets (who doesn’t love a good beet salad?), and fresh vegetables and greens. Simple fish […]

Bright and simple crispy skinned salmon with sesame cucumber salad | Tasting Everything

Easy Salmon Recipes: Quick Salmon With Sesame-Cucumber Salad

  One of the best things about working in restaurants, particularly here on the west coast, is all of the salmon that you get to play with on a regular basis. Fatty, pink, delicate, filled with good-for-you omegas and protein and so incredibly delicious. Tartare, sushi, burgers, or grilled, roasted, and sautéed, I just love all salmon recipes! […]