safeway blogger tour

Balsamic Glazed Baked Salmon with fresh Strawberry Salsa

Balsamic Glazed Baked Salmon with fresh Strawberry Salsa

I was so inspired by the lunch we had at the most recent Safeway Blogger Tour at Monterey Bay Aquarium and wanted to make something with one of my favorite seafood, Atlantic Salmon. This dish is so simple and easy to make for a healthy weeknight meal.

Our Unconventional Thanksgiving Dinner + Gluten Free Air Fried Chicken

Our Unconventional Thanksgiving Dinner + Gluten Free Air Fried Chicken

This year my birthday landed on Thanksgiving and since I was just coming back home from my recent travels I wanted to have more of an intimate Thanksgiving gathering that included my husband and our two daughters rather than the large traditional gatherings we do with our families every year.

I pulled the birthday girl card and asked for one of my favorite meals which happens to be fried chicken! Jonathan, my partner in crime, makes a mean fried chicken that we adopted from the famous Chef Thomas Keller. If you’ve never been up to Ad Hoc in Yountville, I suggest you go as soon as you can.

Earthbound Safeway Blogger Tour

Earthbound Safeway Blogger Tour

A few weeks ago I was with Safeway for another blogger tour and this time it was to Earthbound Farms. I love these experiences with Safeway because it gives me an opportunity to learn about where our food comes from, how certain companies source their food, and the history behind their company. 

Instant Pot Steamed Artichokes w/Mandarin Garlic Aioli

Instant Pot Steamed Artichokes w/Mandarin Garlic Aioli

Artichokes are probably one of the most underestimated superfood powerhouses. Artichokes rank #1 in antioxidants, contain 4g of protein, and has a unique form of prebiotic called inulin. Inulin not only helps improves gut health by supporting the growth of healthy bacteria, but also decreases the body’s ability to create a certain type of fat. Great for anyone who’s looking to reduce their body fat.