Fish en Papillote – A Quick & Easy Delicious Dinner

Fish en Papillote - A Quick & Easy Delicious Dinner - Holistic Squid

Don’t you just love how the French make the simplest things seem fancy? Wrap up fish in paper with some veggies and seasonings. Throw it in the oven, and viola – Fish en papillote! Fish en papillote – or fish packets, as I like to call them – make for a fantastic presentation at a dinner party, […]

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Gluten Free Deep Dish Pizza

Gluten Free Deep Dish Pizza - Holistic Squid

My little family has a Friday night tradition – movie night complete with buttered popcorn, root beer, homemade ice cream, and some sort of fun, snacky dinner. Sometimes it’s homemade nachos, but our newest favorite is this gluten free deep dish pizza. Personally, I’ve found that I can digest wheat just fine as long as it’s a […]

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Introducing Real Plans – The New, Revolutionary Way to Meal Plan

Real Plans - Meal Planning Revolutionized - Holistic Squid

You guys!  It’s finally here! Since I started offering my meal plan service, I’ve gotten tons of feedback from subscribers. Based on all of the requests, I teamed up with my uber geeky and technically brilliant husband, Antony, to create a meal planning service like none other. After nearly two years of development, I am so excited […]

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Bell Pepper Soup with Basil Tarragon Olive Oil

Bell Pepper Soup with Basil Tarragon Olive Oil - Holistic Squid

In dreaming up recipes for my weekly meal plans service, sometimes I just stare in my fridge, praying that inspiration will come. That’s when I know it’s time for a new cookbook to spark new ideas and remind me of flavors that I’ve forgotten. I discovered this red bell pepper soup in my most recent cookbook crush […]

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Summer Fruit Salad with Balsamic Mint Glaze

Summer Fruit Salad with Balsamic Mint Glaze - Holistic Squid

August will always hold a special place in my heart as the ripest, richest part of summer. Back east, the peaches, tomatoes, and corn were other-worldly good, the Atlantic ocean was warm, and the mood was carpe diem. I’m sure there are plenty of good reasons, but I’m not a fan of school starting before labor […]

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Our First Year of Homeschooling – Success, Failure & Surprise

Our first year of homeschooling was nothing like I expected - Holistic Squid

When we started homeschooling our first grader last year, I had planned out an amazing curriculum, and planned to bond and cultivate a great relationship with my son along the way. We decided to homeschool because we wanted a better education for our kids than we thought the underfunded California public schools could offer. We wanted autonomy […]

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What Would Emily Do? (8/7/14 Edition)

What Would Emily Do? - Q&A with Holistic Squid

My inbox runneth over with questions from readers wondering – What would Emily do – about Real food and holistic health topics. I’ve created this Q&A to get your questions answered and for other folks to benefit from the answers too. In this edition we’ll discuss natural ways to help a baby with a lingering […]

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