Asian Tuna Tartar

Yes- I know that I am like 8 years behind the trend with this! Lol! BUT this is another one of those revival recipes, re configured and re photographed (here is the original)! ...more

Blackberry Watermelon Coconut Smoothie

ok. Just anoter quick break in the #ThirstyThursday Booze tunnel to let you know that we drink other stuff, you know, besides booze. Like more smoothies!!! ...more

Almond Joy Granola

So a couple weekend ago, Pia was just totally jonesing for something sweet to snack on. With her cane sugar allergy (um and all the other ones) that can be a little tricky! I personally was craving cereal (not many varieties of that that I can indulge in anymore!) and chocolate wasn’t sounding too bad either… (Does anyone else crave cereal by the way?!) I started to think about how good this recipe of chocolate peanut butter granola would be (gahhhhh!!! ...more

Lemongrass Pork Meatball Lettuce Cups with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce

This is just crazy delicious comfort food that also happens to be AMAZINGLY delicious and light on the tummy!! (isn’t that a great combo?) I do fry them to crispy, but they are wrapped in cool lettuce leaves and garnished with fresh herbs and veggies. Plus there is a delicious sweet chili dipping sauce sweetened with agave that is just spicy enough to add some depth to the bright lemony and ginger flavor of the meatballs ....more

Happy Fourth of July!

I hope that you are all celebrating our amazing country by spending the day with your friends and family. Here is a little red, white and blue tribute for you ...more

Nectarine Sangria

Sangria is something that I remember from my childhood. Hang on! Not because I was drinking it (seriously!!) But because I remember my mom ordering it ....more

TOP TEN: Best Beach Bag Beauty

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip Brow Pomade So my eyebrows need some help normally, but they get super bleached out in the sun, so I like a little something. But I don’t want to be messing with greasy pencil or powder that will wash off as soon as I swim. This Brow Pomade is nice and waxy looks super natural and lasts ....more

Grilled Steak with Arugula and Cherry Tomato and Basil Salsa

So If I was in town and having people over for the 4th this year, I think that this is what I would be serving. Juicy, perfectly cooked grilled steak on a bed of peppery baby arugula is delicious enough on it’s own. But add this ultimate bruscetta-esque topping and you are really in business ....more

Berry Coconut Pops

Ok. Easiest dessert ever. And so pretty, right!? ...more

Salted Watermelon Margaritas

Margaritas. Yes. Watermelon ....more