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Savory Pan Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

A bowl of roasted butternut squash

As summer fades and fall and winter settle in, I get really excited because it’s a sign that squash season is beginning! When it comes to the holiday season, the most popular dish in our family has to be this roasted butternut squash recipe (or BNS as we call it at home).  Squash is so … Read more

Easy Lemon and Roasted Garlic Hummus Recipe

Close photo of hummus topped with olive oil and paprika

Some call them chickpeas some call them garbanzo beans. Either way you reference them, they are a staple of European and near east cuisines. One of the most ubiquitous forms of chickpeas is hummus (also called hommus or houmous).  What is Hummus? Hummus is a Levantine (near east) dip made from chickpeas, tahini, lemon, garlic, … Read more

Easy Homemade Spicy Guacamole Recipe

Flat lay image of ingredients needed to make spicy guacamole

What makes food “California style”? If you said avocado, you’re right! California produces about 90% of our nation’s avocados, about 35% of which come right out of San Diego county (my home!). With all that green tasty goodness right in our backyard, we want to celebrate the avocado in its most iconic dish with this … Read more