Zesty Glazed Carrots

This week was one of those weeks there I really made an effort to eat all the contents of my fridge– nothing to waste! I hate to admit it, but I wasted quite a bit of food in 2015, and although it wasn’t a resolution or anything, I felt compelled to do right by the Earth […]

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Pork Ragu with Squash Pasta (Paleo- Friendly)

It always seems like I’m broke this time of year. As a working actress my income ebbs and flows, but for the last three years the months between June and October have been especially lean. That means I find myself cooking at home more than usual and often with simpler, cheaper ingredients. But!! Just because I […]

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Quick Shishito Peppers

I recently moved into a great bungalow complex that shares a communal garden space. I absolutely love it! We have fresh herbs and veggies and we have an enormous avocado tree that is JUST on the cusp of dumping pounds of avocados over our heads. It’s paradise. The great thing about having herbs and basic […]

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Alisha Makes: The Spicy Actress AKA Spicy Watermelon Cocktail

This week Jess and I were strapped for cash (it’s a long story that involves Las Vegas and financial decisions). So I decided to pay homage to the City of Sin with a spicy cocktail because we had all the ingredients in our fridges/ no need to hit the super market! Win win! If we were going to be […]

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Alisha Makes: Mushroom Crostini with Goat Cheese

I studied abroad in Australia a few years ago; It’s where my love of food and wine really took hold. I was living in Melbourne, Victoria and constantly eating and drinking my face off. During a wine tasting weekend in Yarra Valley, I stopped at Oakridge Winery to taste and they had one of the most memorable […]

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Alisha makes: Pumpkin Noodle Soup

My mom makes pumpkin soup during the winter months and I always associate it with being cozy at home with family. We found a version of this recipe in a book we picked up out of the discount bin in Barnes and Noble. I love the addition of noodles to the soup! I like thick noodles like […]

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