Chef Maria's Blog

Valentine’s Day, simple at home
Why not stay at home this year and prepare some bites for Valentine’s Day? Below are a couple prep-in-advance options[...]
Fast Paleo Recipes!
January can be a time of fullness, newness. I find it helpful to have a few go-to healthy recipes that[...]
My Podcast Episode with Y On Earth!
I recently had the opportunity to record a podcast episode with my friend Aaron Perry from Y One Earth. Aaron is[...]
Mustard N’ Thyme Aioli
MCT oil is my new #1 ingredient! I began using it about 2 years ago for my bulletproof coffees and[...]
Bulletproof Maté or Coffee
Are you familiar with bulletproof drinks? I love to start my day with a bulletproof boost from maté, or when[...]
Simple Grilled Carrots & Lemon Garlic Kale Chips
This quick grilled dish is a lovely summer side dish or appetizer that pairs nicely with international foods.  It’s easy[...]
Summer Chive Toasted Pine Nut Vinaigrette
Chives are incredibly flavorful right now! They are everywhere, mature and add such life to simple dishes. I was inspired[...]
Creative Pesto
Creative Pesto Make this 10 minute delicious pesto with any nuts or herbs you have on hand. Dress up your[...]
Pistachio Vinaigrette
Pistachio Vinaigrette Add this simple vinaigrette to grilled lamb, chicken, or hearty fishes like salmon and barramundi. Total time:  10[...]
Slow Cooker Spanish Chicken
I just purchased a new slow cooker for the many cold nights we are having in Boulder, CO this year. As[...]
Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Chai
Enjoy this soothing turmeric chai, during these cold winter months. This is a simple recipe for a thick and rich[...]
20-Minute Date Night Dinner!
I made this dish quickly one night as my partner was lighting the fire outside. By the time that fire was rolling,[...]

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