Crispy Kale Grilled Cheese With Fried Eggs

I made you a vegetable today!! With cheese and eggs. And bread. (and butter.) It was in between watching Down to You (ummm please tell me you remember this, the best movie of my high school life) and eating a pan of brownies one sliced off sliver at a time (no calories that way, don’t […]

CRISPY POTATOES WITH GARLIC LEMON AVOCADO AIOLI

Today I want to talk to you about some of my favourite bright and shiny NEW and awesome things. First of all, the obvious: We’ve got a new month starting and it just so happens to be the brightest and shiniest of the year! December, aka “Christmas month”, starts tomorrow! And in just 31 days, […]

FRIED CABBAGE WITH KIELBASA – LOW CARB, PALEO, GLUTEN FREE

Low Carb and Gluten Free Fried Cabbage with Kielbasa. Deliciously satisfying -Quick and Easy weeknight dinner on a budget! What could be more perfect? You’ve got to love any recipe that contains inexpensive ingredients, is quick to make, and tastes like you spent hours on it. That is pretty much the food trifecta. This recipe […]

Chicken and Seafood Paella

Chicken and Seafood Paella – a classic Spanish rice dish made with Arborio rice, packed with chicken, sausage, mussels, clams, shrimp and loaded with flavor. I have a romantic dish for you today, at least I think it’s romantic because this isn’t something you’d make every day, not because it’s hard, trust me it’s quite […]

Parmesan Asparagus Spears

Allowing the positive stuff in life to stick to us rather than negative makes things more delicious, kinda like the crispy and delectable coating that adheres to these scrumptious little Parmesan Asparagus Spears! Living in a big city like Los Angeles, with its crowded streets and its a-bit-too-close-for-comfort living style (aka, tiny properties and beaucoup […]

CREAMY AVOCADO MAC AND CHEESE

This creamy avocado mac recipe has finally answered my prayers of discovering a vegan mac and cheese that tastes just as good, if not better, than “real” mac and cheese. And how could it not turn out to be amazingly delicious, when it includes avocado?! Avocado’s buttery, creamy texture lends sandwiches and toasts a canvas […]

BROCCOLI CHEESE SOUP

Broccoli Cheese Soup (Panera Copycat) – If you love Panera Bread’s Broccoli Cheddar Soup you are going to be amazed with this copycat recipe! Panera Copycat? You be the judge! Thick, rich, creamy, and cheesy. Just the way I LOVE it! Hi-Ya, friends! Happy about-to-be-the-weekend! What are your plans? Any parties to attend?? I have […]

SWEET POTATO NACHOS WITH AVOCADO CILANTRO CREAM

Sweet Potato Nachos with Avocado Cilantro Cream : Spiced, baked Sweet potato rounds become the base for healthy nachos. They are topped with black beans, cheese and a healthy drizzle of avocado cilantro cream that is to die for.  Gluten Free. Vegetarian. Time for another Game Day Recipe. At this point, you are either on […]

GRILLED SPICY LIME SHRIMP WITH CREAMY AVOCADO CILANTRO SAUCE

Grilled Spicy Lime Shrimp with Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce has a simple but full of flavor and spice marinade.  The creamy avocado cilantro sauce is the perfect cool and creamy dipping sauce. Do you ever get through a week and are just so happy that you survived? That was last week for me. I barely […]

Grilled Lemon Chicken Flatbread Wraps, and That Golden-Hued Evening Sky

Have you ever found yourself a little transfixed by that late day/early evening glowing skyline as it stretches across the horizon and envelopes everything below it, and to the sides of it, in a soft splash of gold? I certainly have, quite frequently; and it’s probably one of my favorite things in the world. It […]