The Peach Tart We Love!

The Peach Tart We Love!

The Peach Tart We Love! Summer fruit is now at it’s peak and if you’re like me you take this very seriously. As manager of the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market, I have to. Myself and my family blind taste test the fruit at our market against farmers from other markets...
The Old Town Newhall Farmer’s Market

The Old Town Newhall Farmer’s Market

The Old Town Newhall Farmer’s Market The sun is not even up and Santa Clarita resident Larry McClements is sitting in the parking lot of the Old Town Newhall library waiting. Around 6:30a.m., farmers and food artisans from all over Southern California begin pulling in...
Jambalaya Recipe

Jambalaya Recipe

Jambalaya Recipe It’s always a challenge to cook healthy especially for families that have so much going on. When we face this challenge, often we turn to our crock pot. One of our favorite recipes is for jambalaya. Originating in Louisiana, it is a combination of...
Engagement Chicken

Engagement Chicken

Engagement Chicken With the new year well underway, many diets some of us started as part of a new year’s resolution are gone as well. Certainly, there is no shortage of new diet trends this year. But there is one thing that remained the same. Backed up by hundreds of...
Fruit & Yogurt Parfait

Fruit & Yogurt Parfait

Fruit & Yogurt Parfait The health benefits of nuts are well documented. But when it comes to healthy, the walnut is king. According to the California Walnut Board, “Walnuts are the only nut significantly high in omega-3 ALA. Omega-3s are essential fatty acids...
Mexican Style Red Silk Beans

Mexican Style Red Silk Beans

Mexican Style Red Silk Beans Blue Zone is a term coined in 2005 to describe areas around the world with unusually high concentrations of people who live noticeably longer than others. While researchers found many commonalities between these areas, the one common food...
Chicken Salad Cups

Chicken Salad Cups

Chicken Salad Cups I’m coming up on my 10-year wedding anniversary in September, just in time for this Bridal issue! When I think of my wedding planning season, I remember wanting to look my absolute best but simultaneously being under more stress and overall busyness...
Loaded Sweet Potato Skins

Loaded Sweet Potato Skins

Loaded Sweet Potato Skins What I love most about this recipe is how quick it comes together. It’s flavorful, packed with protein, and even has ingredients that boost libido! You can keep it simple and skip the prep work making this more of an assembling recipe for a...
Self-Care and Polenta Lasagna

Self-Care and Polenta Lasagna

Self-Care and Polenta Lasagna Self-care is a buzz phrase, now more than ever. It’s trendy to rock that self-care vibe and do all kinds of things in the name of taking care of yourself. But what is self-care? Is it a massage when you’ve already thrown your back out or...