The Best Way to Cut an Avocado

Do you have an OBSESSION with avocado like I do? Ever since I was pregnant it has definitely been one of my favorite foods! Not only because it's delicious but because of the numerous health benefits it offers. Avocados are rich in vitamin A, B, C, E ...more

What to Do When Herbs Take Over Your Garden

So, I have to tell you all about my new favorite kitchen accessory. It was a gift from my soon-to-be mother-in-law. These Ball jar freezer cubes are ahhh-amazing!!!  ...more

A Child's Look at the White House Kids' State Dinner

Grillin' Out Veggie-Style Black Bean Burger.  "What! You Don't Like Tofu?" Stirfry.  Barack-oli and Mich-room Obama-lette.  These are just three of the 54 recipes that made it into the 2014 Kids' State Dinner at the White House on July ...more

The Secret to Crispy Sweet Potato Fries!

Sometimes I like to mix it up a bit and go for sweet potato fries instead of its less colorful cousin. The problem, though, is that they generally don’t get all that crispy. They just kind of lay there.  ...more

Homemade Chocolate Chip Ice Cream in 15 Minutes

This ice cream is a cinch. An absolutely cinch. No cooking, no cooling, no churning, no icy lumps. It’s in the freezer within 15 minutes and ready to eat just two hours later. It’s incredibly soft and creamy while being rich and decadent from the ...more

Meatless Monday: Grilled Vegetable Gyros

I'm always in favor of Greek food, and through the years I've certainly gobbled down plenty of gyros made with meat. ...more
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A Child's Perspective on the 2014 White House Kids' State Dinner

Grillin' Out Veggie-Style Black Bean Burger.  "What! You Don't Like Tofu?" Stirfry.  Barack-oli and Mich-room Obama-lette.  These are just three of the 54 recipes that made it into the 2014 Kids' State Dinner at the White House on July 18, 2014. ...more
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Best Way to Cut an Avocado

Do you have an OBSESSION with avocado like I do? Ever since I was pregnant it has definitely been one of my favorite foods! Not only because it's delicious but because of the numerous health benefits it offers. Avocados are rich in vitamin A, B, C, E and K, copper, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, folate and iron. They also contain certain phytochemicals such as lutein, beta-sitosterol and glutathione which are proven to protect the body against certain diseases. Glutathione in particular SLOWS the aging process! ...more
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BOOZY MANGO TOFU!

This blogging journey of mine has introduced me to friends, taken me places, and made me step outside of my comfort zone in experimenting with foods -and beverages- way more than I would have done on my own....more

How to Eat Clean on Vacation

Vacations are beautiful, incredibly necessary things; they enable you to relax, unwind, and get away from life’s daily stressors. However, vacations themselves can be somewhat stressful when… ...more

Garden Tuesday | More Crepe Myrtles!

Last week I showed you my crepe myrtles and they weren’t quite open yet. ...more

breakfast fajita tacos

A lazy Tuesday morning in the summer calls for a little something special for breakfast. I may have made that up, but if I get it printed...more

My Favorite Blueberry Scones.

Tons of juicy blueberries put...more

Paradigm Shift

Buddha Bowls Summer time and the vegetables are going crazy! Perfect time for a Clean Eating challenge thanks to /52weeksofcooking. ...more

chai tea protein smoothie

Oh my gosh you guys…we’re SO close to being done with our hike of the John Muir Trail. ...more

Grilled Planked Meatloaf #HowToTuesday

Simple meatloaf recipe cooked on the grill on a plank. Meatloaf…the most under-rated food of all time. Some people love it, some people do not ....more

It’s Boba Time

It’s Boba Time, a chain with several locations in Southern California, recently opened on Convoy Street, occupying the former Yoshinoya space. It’s a big space to fill and It’s Boba Time does so with its vast menu, offering more than 100 drink options, shaved snow ice, and shaved ice cups. I was quite impressed with the menu, which seems to have every tapioca drink trend I’ve come across, with everything from the traditional milk teas, to frosty milks, sea salt coffees, smoothies and frappes ....more