Y’all know I’m hardcore into pumpkin these days. I just love my orange vegetables and fall produce is chock full of them. Sweet potatoes, acorn squash, pumpkin, butternut squash—I like them all.
If you glance into my fridge, you’re almost guaranteed to see a jar of pesto sitting on the top shelf. I’m constantly making new jars of pesto and/or freezing pesto in an ice cube tray. I buy lots of fresh herbs and, when my stock runs high, I’ll toss them into the food processor with some olive oil for pesto. It’s perfect to have on hand for pasta, salads, and more!
Pumpkin Spice and everything nice is what makes fall feel like FALL for me. Please, hold the eye roll. Evidently, the internet is all hyped about fall these days but let me tell you: I’ve been a fan of fall before it was trendy. Yes, I went there. Fall holds meaning for me even without the glamorized PSL which may actually have a new flavor competitor around—see here. Basically, winter and spring are almost nonexistent in southern California. And summer? No thank you, 120 degree weather. Read more
As much as I love berries in a smoothie, I hardly make the same smoothie twice. I like to change up my smoothies and they vary based on what I have on hand. Fortunately, carrot is a vegetable that I pretty much always have on hand. At times, I may even go through a 4-5lb bag of carrots in two weeks!
Oh, beet root, aren’t you sweet? You give me lots of good to eat!