Pesto-Rubbed Butterflied Grilled Chicken

This is true end-of-summer fare. A batch of pesto from the basil that’s growing gangly in the garden. (Try our zippy Asian Pesto, Basil-Mint Pesto or Spicy Sage and Parsley Pesto.) A spatchcocked (butterflied) chicken cooked (relatively) quickly on the grill, since the days are shorter now. Which is good. I like saying goodbye to a season with a taste of all I love about it — and this grilled chicken recipe has it.


Making Healthy Kids Lunches FUN!

In a rut with what to put in the lunchbox? I’m here to help! If you’re in the Healdsburg, CA area, sign up down below for my October 2nd class. Space is limited!

In this 90 minute demonstration cooking class you’ll learn four ways to pack lunches full of “grow food” that your kids will actually eat. You’ll walk away with:

  • Simple recipes for “I ate it ALL!” lunches
  • Suggestions for easy mix and match meals
  • Resources for eco-friendly storage and portage


  • 3 foods that nourish body and brain
  • 5 time-saving strategies for busy school nights
  • 4 ways to get your kids EXCITED about healthy foods

$29 / person

When: Tuesday October 2nd / 5:30  7:00 pm

Where: Healdsburg Montessori School
500 Grove Street, Healdsburg, CA