An Italian Affair Pop-Up Dinner

I had the amazing opportunity and honor to take over the kitchen at Forthright Cafe on March 29th for the evening to feature my own chef creations. It was an event that took months to plan, and was one of the most flawless and most fun nights EVER! The night started out with amazing foccacia Read more about An Italian Affair Pop-Up Dinner[…]

Recipe #15: Perfect Steak with Chimichurri Sauce (Whole30)

This steak and sauce recipe has not only been a client favourite, but is super easy to make and is so dang delicious! If you haven’t heard of or tried chimichurri before, now is the time. The Argentinian spices bring a serious party to your mouth and can dress up any meal! For the steak: Read more about Recipe #15: Perfect Steak with Chimichurri Sauce (Whole30)[…]

Best Pizza in Austin – City Guide 2017

I am so excited to bring to you a guide for the Best Pizza in Austin! There are quite a few (ok, about a million) pizza spots in Austin. I’ve narrowed it down by popular vote and organized it by the area of town. Did I leave anything out? Please let me know and I’ll make sure Read more about Best Pizza in Austin – City Guide 2017[…]

Restaurant Review: Eureka!

Eureka! is located in the heart of downtown Austin. It’s corner spot next to The Driskill has large open windows and a beautiful indoor space with ample seating. I had the best time trying their menu and I am excited to share some of my favourites with you! Lollipop Corn Dogs These little balls of Read more about Restaurant Review: Eureka![…]

Recipe #14: Gluten-Free Chili Mac n Cheese with Hidden Veggies

I love a solid mac n cheese, but I hate knowing all the heavy cream and junk that goes into it. I’ve transformed this classic southern dish, added a meaty chili component, and lightened up the sauce with puréed vegetables!! Ingredients: gluten-free rice elbow noodles 4 oz colby jack cheese, shredded 4 oz asiago/provolone/mozzarella cheese, shredded Read more about Recipe #14: Gluten-Free Chili Mac n Cheese with Hidden Veggies[…]

Recipe #13: Mongolian Beef (Gluten Free)

I am so excited to bring to you yet another delicious and healthy dish! I am going to take this fan favorite and put nutrition back in it! (The classic recipe has a bunch of scary things in it). Ingredients: 2 lbs of prime beef chuck, cut into thin strips 1/4 cup gluten-free tamari 3 tbsp Read more about Recipe #13: Mongolian Beef (Gluten Free)[…]

Restaurant Review: DeSano Pizzeria

I have a huge crush on DeSano Pizzeria. The owner, Jimmy, gave Joel and I a tour of the restaurant, from the dough room, to the cooler, to the wood burning ovens and pizza making stations. I was wowed in so many ways. Did you know he imports his mozzarella and ricotta straight from Italy Read more about Restaurant Review: DeSano Pizzeria[…]

Recipe #12: Zucchini Lasagna (Whole30)

Two words for you that change the pasta game: zucchini lasagna. In this dish, I use a mandolin slicer to make zucchini noodles and macadamia nuts to make ricotta! One of my clients liked this dish so much, I’m making it again for them next week. Trust me, you’ll love it too. Ingredients: For the Read more about Recipe #12: Zucchini Lasagna (Whole30)[…]

Recipe #11: Meatloaf (Whole30)

For my next Whole30 compliant recipe, I bring you a homemade classic: meatloaf! My boyfriend loves this as a main dish and I gotta say, I did a pretty good job making it. Ingredients: 1 Vital Farms egg (it makes such a difference using pasture raised eggs!) 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 onion, chopped Read more about Recipe #11: Meatloaf (Whole30)[…]