Food: Dinner Tonight – Poblano Corn Chicken Tortilla Soup

Although we are in the middle of our Indian Summer in San Francisco, I have been craving soup – not a creamy one but a light, broth and just the right amount of flavors, kind of like this one: Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 sweet onion, chopped kosher salt and pepper 4 tomatillos, skin removed and […]

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Things to Do and Eat Labor Day Weekends

Every city and state in the U.S. has a dozen or more events planned for Labor Day Weekend and if you go here you’ll find the list for your neck of the woods: But if you are planning on a simple family get together somewhere outdoors, for us San Francisco natives – that means leaving […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight with Sweet Potato, Poached Egg, Avocado

I eat whatever I crave at any given time. Meaning to say, I don’t necessarily save an ideal breakfast meal just for breakfast. Eggs for dinner suits me just fine.  So, with that in mind, here’s a quick and a wonderful treat I plan to make for dinner tonight: INGREDIENTS 2 sweet potatoes olive oil […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chicken, Zucchini

On Monday’s while commuting to work on the train, I think about what to make for dinner. Something quick to sort of break into the week. And this recipe find couldn’t have come at a better time: Ingredients 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/3 cup rice vinegar 4 tablespoons sesame oil 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut in […]

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Food: Rosemary Peach Chicken

For dinner tonight – an interesting take on chicken, some peaches I’ve had for a week and was wondering what to do with and a dash of this and that: Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts or thighs 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme zest of 1 lemon kosher salt and pepper 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 slices thick […]

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Food: Avocado, Zucchini Pasta Carbonara

In Italy, everywhere I sat down for dinner or lunch even, I ordered Pasta Carbonara – my favorite – but only in Italy.  I haven’t yet found a place in San Francisco that serves such an authentic dish. The downside to this tasty meal is the carbs it is packed with  – so when I […]

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Food: Simple Snacks and Much More

Snacking is a favorite thing of mine – and I am almost certain it is yours as well. Once in a while I simply consume fruit to combat the need to snack other times I consider something like these wonderful eats:

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Food: Grilled Sweet Potato, Baked Beans and Cilantro Yogurt Drizzle

I’ve indulged sweet potatoes for about ten years now. I mean to say, in addition to eating them every Thanksgiving supper. I used to simply order them as fries and just nipple while enjoying a cocktail with friends. And then I grew up and began to experiment with different recipes. So with that bit of […]

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Food: The Best Ideas For When You Crave

I’m always craving the weirdest things…wait…let me clarify. I crave things at the weirdest times of the day. For example, I sometimes want to it a insalata caprese in the morning, or crave dessert just before dinner, raw peanuts or almonds at midnight, and even Chinese food at 9:00 in the morning. So, to feed […]

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Food: Cheesy Zucchini Ravioli

I never say no to Italian food, but I know that since I need to watch what I eat to maintain a healthy lifestyle, I try to minimize eating Italian to once a month. Okay, maybe twice a month if I happen to be around pizza I cannot resist at a company lunch or a […]

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