Tag Archives: organic

Field Trip :: Lick Honest Ice Creams

If you’re an Austinite reading this, chances are you’ve already thought to yourself (or maybe exclaimed out loud), “I love that place!” In the three years since it opened, Lick Ice Creams has made a name for itself in town for being unlike any other, and during these dog days of summer we can’t get enough of… read more

Tastemakers :: Confituras

What if you could capture the most exquisite autumn day and put it in a jar: the blue sky, the crisp air, the scent of crushed leaves, all the sweet, tender lusciousness that’s been ripening on the tree for months and months through the long days of summer? Inside every piece of fruit is contained… read more

Tuesday Tastings :: Eggplant & Shiitakes with Soy

This recipe is really all about the dressing, which turns just about any humble vegetable into a showstopping, entertaining-worthy dish (so far, I’ve tried on asparagus and sugar snap peas in addition to this concoction, and they’ve all been transportive.) I adapted the dressing from an asparagus & portobello salad in Gwyneth’s new cookbook, and… read more

Choosing (& Cleaning!) Summer Veggies

  You guys probably know by now that a trip to the farmer’s market is always a highlights of my weekend. There’s nothing I love more than heading downtown with Adam and Phoebe, stocking my bag with seasonal fruits and veggies, flowers, jam, bread and usually stopping for a farm-fresh breakfast, too. A couple weeks… read more

Tastemakers :: Trace

It may be hot outside, but this week we have such a cool treat to share with you: Chef Lawrence Kocurek, Chef de Cuisine at the W Austin’s deliciously stylish restaurant Trace, invited us back into his kitchen for a quick cooking lesson. We asked for something we could all whip up at home without… read more

Bathtime with The Honest Co.

Let’s start today’s post with a little confession, shall we? While I’ve always been interested in living the healthiest life possible, there was a day (as in, before I was pregnant with Phoebe) when my purchasing decisions didn’t always reflect that mentality. As much as I intended to buy organic and check ingredients lists for no-no’s,… read more

Tastemakers :: Olivia

James Holmes is a little bit of a bad boy, let’s just get that out there. The accomplished chef is absolutely one of the nicest people I’ve ever met — one of those food people who’s made a career out of saying yes. When he opened Olivia several years ago, Austin was blown away by… read more

The Perfect Bite :: Cherry-Almond Power Bars

No need to avert your eyes, resolution-keepers… today’s sweet treat is made for you! Jess here, and these healthy cherry-almond bars will energize your mind and body while satisfying your sweet tooth. Total win-win. For breakfast, an afternoon snack or even a post-workout nosh, these bars are going to be your new favorite fix. I picked up dried cherries… read more

Dreamy Napa Nuptials

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a post that’s pure eye candy – a handful of images that are just so lovely I can’t get them off my mind. This Napa Valley wedding is just such an event, oozing effortless glamour and a carefree vibe that’s making me crave spring’s arrival. It’s beautifully styled without seeming… read more