Food: Harissa and Coconut Milk, Almonds and Deliciousness

I grew up eating harissa and thought nothing of it. In fact, I hated the texture and taste. Until recently I am finding this grain sold in most grocery stores and on menus in restaurants. Here’s a recipe I can’t get enough of – Harissa, coconut milk, almonds, squash, lentil. My mouth is watering just […]

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Lifestyle: Healthy Thinking Healthy Being

There is no question about the fact that we all thumb through article after article online on just about everything and sometimes we skim through them and other times we actually stop and read and apply, for example: From Left to right: 1. 15 Foods we should never eat? 2. The two-week body-makeover plan starts here. […]

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Food: For Dinner Tonight Fig and Prosciutto Pizza

I’ve been pretty busy lately commuting back and forth 2.5hours from San Francisco to dog-sit for a friend. So breakfast, lunch, and dinner is something I’ve been doing on the go. Until of course I saw this recipe for a pizza, salad, and of course wine combo. 🙂

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Food: Chicken Lettuce Wrap – Greek Style

Variation is my main objective when preparing the same old thing. Meaning chicken, salmon and sometimes even a beef dish. Friday’s are my favorite – because I work from home, so the prep time for a meal is the most welcoming on this day, where I get to create an exciting meal. Such as this […]

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Food: A New Take On Mexican Food

I love finding that unique recipe online and quickly wanting to share what I am making for dinner tonight for not the Jeffrey (Barefoot Contessa reference) in my life. The title of this blog recipe is CRISPY CARNITA STUFFED SWEET POTATO SKINS WITH SALSA VERDE AND MANCHEGO. Dear blogger, you had me at Salsa Verde. […]

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Food: Something with Sweet Potato, Cheese, Cajun…Amazing

Last night I craved soup – considering how cold the city is THIS Indian Summer (eye roll). We had a sweet potato and ginger boxed soup from, you guessed it, Trader Joe’s. It was missing something I thought, so I added bacon bits, and a side slice of yogurt cheese, you guessed it, from Trader […]

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Food: Chicken and Cauliflower Rice

I bought a package of cauliflower Rice at Trader Joe’s over the weekend, determined  to make a spectacular dish out of it. Because the last time I bought the rice variation, it didn’t turn out so well when I sautéed it with a bit of olive oil. So naturally, I turned to my favorite foody […]

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Food: Guacamole in Abundance

I’ve been craving the strangest of foods lately. For example bbq ribs and salad. Mascarpone over fresh peaches, guacamole with slivers of fresh jalapeño, lots of watermelon and salty cheese, and finally tuna soaked in fresh squeezed lemon juice. Not all mixed together mind you. But that’s been my cravings, and no I am not […]

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Food: Tomato Burrata and Toast and Figs

This the season for the best of tomatoes, so naturally I have to use my favorite veggie in abundance. And figs of course.  This is the case with this amazing recipe so easy to make and worth every bite.

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