truffled avocado toast

Avocado toast belongs to a sacred food category at our house. That would be the category “I can eat this everyday and not be upset about it.” It is one of those meals that I will make at home several days a week, then go out to brunch on the weekend and promptly order the […]

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Whole30: BLT breakfast salad

I often tell my vegetarian best friend, Liz, that I could probably give up all meat for the rest of my life except bacon. And caramelized pulled pork. And turkey burgers. Ok, ok, I would make a lousy vegetarian. I admit it. Perhaps that is why I can actually picture myself going 30 days on […]

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hazelnut granola

Ever since starting Dahlia Kitchen it has become quite obvious to me what are my most commonly used ingredients. Shredded coconut is high on the list, along with scallions, garlic, shallots, and a “tablespoon” (cough cough) of bourbon. So please forgive me for another recipe with shredded coconut. I couldn’t resist. At least I didn’t pour […]

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zucchini and sweet potato latkes

You can thank my dear friend Bobbie for inspiring this recipe. I had picked her up on my way to work and as soon as she hopped into the car I asked, “what in the world are you eating?” I her typical, easy-going (and slightly scattered) fashion she said, “Oh you know… it’s a latke. […]

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morning energizer smoothie

In order to behave like a considerate remotely decent human I need to start the day with some food and caffeine. Pronto. This is why I love this smoothie so much. A little bit of protein, caffeine, and a hint of tropical goes a long way to transform me from hangry to happy. At the very least

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