Olive and Pearl's

Romesco Sauce

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I really love dips. My cousin gets a real kick out of how many hummus tubs, hot sauces, and oils I have sitting in front of me while I eat. Jalapeno hummus, the green hummus from Tender Greens, baba ganoush, Gourmet┬áLip’s habanero hot sauce, the chipotle hot sauce from Trader Joe’s, and truffle-infused olive oil are regulars in rotation for nearly every meal. My argument is that there are so many flavors in the world, why limit yourself to just one or two at each sit-down? I also am a…read more

Roasted Carrot, Avocado and Chickpea Cucumber Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

Posted by in Gluten-Free, Greens, Lovely as Leftovers, Side Dishes, Vegan

Between working all day on set, eating catered craft services, eating out at restaurants in new cities, and generally having a grand ol’ exploratory summer, I’ve been feeling as of late that it’s time to get back to some healthy routines. What makes summer so great is that relaxed state of mind; I say yes to more, lighten up on the weekday scheduling, and worry less about going to bed and waking up at the same times each day. It’s freeing to listen to that child inside of you and…read more

Cocoa Monkey Granola Bars

Posted by in Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Lovely as Leftovers, Vegan

This recipe reminds me of my silly riotous stupid adorable puppy. My parents have claimed that since they “raised” him while I was off at school and traveling and figuring out my life, that he is now theirs. I say the paperwork states otherwise. His name is Monkey, he’s a puggle and he’ll turn 5 years old on November 20th. He was a cyclone of teeth and tail and anxiety for the first 8 months that we had him but since he hit one years old, he’s been the sweetest,…read more