Food: Garlic Butter, Salmon, Creamed Spinach

I realized as I was multi-tasking this morning that it’s nearing noon – which means I am hungry and need to get a quick bite for lunch and think of dinner – which for tonight is this wonderful recipe. I am on the fence about the creamed spinach part, with heavy cream or coconut milk […]

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Lifestyle: No Carb, No Sugar Plan

April fools day, I began a lifestyle change – in terms of eating better. Meaning, I don’t want to diet, or order a meal plan to follow. I simply decided to cut out carbs and sugar as much as possible from my daily meals. I have to tell you, it is day 9 and I […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Spinach, feta, rosemary, pine nuts mini-pies

I love how everyone has added a certain twist to  my Mediterranean background traditional dishes and in some cases it’s worked just fine, others it was a total disaster. This mini-pie recipe is something I’ve appreciated for a while now and will make a batch for dinner, with a side of plain yogurt for dipping. […]

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Travel: Best Breakfast in San Francisco Past the Tourist Trap

San Francisco is an easy city to explore on foot, or a bus, or Uber or any means to get past all the tourist areas and the best way to plan it, is to start out with breakfast to some of my favorite and tested spots  in my city and the rest of the list […]

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Food: Pumpkin Pasta For Dinner Tonight

I seldom plan a weekly menu when I go grocery shopping. I simply grab my favorite veggies, and meets and leave the store with meals not yet determined. Since today I am craving pasta, I plan to make this beauty of a recipe for Pumpkin Pasta with Balsamic Sage Brown Butter Sauce – yummy. Here’s […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chicken Ramen

Ramen, otherwise known as a type of soup, is an easy meal, and with the ever changing temps in the city by the bay, I think this amazing recipe will have to do for dinner tonight: Ingredients 2 strips thick cut bacon, chopped 1 inch fresh ginger, thinly sliced 4 cups low sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar […]

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Food: I Call It Eating Light and Airy

The past couple of months while on the road, I’ve done some damage to my digestive system. Meaning to say, that I’ve made bad choices – in terms of eating. But the truth of the matter is that I was helping a friend re-locate from north California to Southern California and because of the madness, […]

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Food: For The Love of Trader Joe’s Quick Meals

I used to dread grocery shopping before Trader Joe opened up in my neighborhood because I craved all things organic but couldn’t find it at my local grocery store.  Now I look forward to my grocery shopping day – Sunday early morning – when all the items are neatly stacked and the store is near […]

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Travel: San Francisco’s North Beach Restaurant Guide

I love living in San Francisco and exploring through the different neighborhoods to find the new it place to dine or a store to check out. But one thing I appreciate is the familiarity and consistency of North Beach, the traditional Italian neighborhood that always puts a smile on face, for staying the way it […]

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Food: Cauliflower Tacos…Need I Brag More

Cauliflower, something I’ve eaten in variation all my life,  has become a trend in recent years for those seeking health conscious diets.  And yes, I use cauliflower as a replacement for rice as a side dish, sandwich fill instead of the salami I used to devour at least once a week, and as a snack […]

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