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Meatless Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Thursday “commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867).” In the U.S., the holiday is a way to share Mexican culture and heritage with mariachi music … Continue reading

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With Everything So Fast Paced, Cook Slow

We live in a society that is constantly on the move, and always fast paced.  We pay more and more each month to ensure that we have the fastest internet connection, the latest technical advances in our smart phones, and, … Continue reading

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It’s Monday, The Perfect Time to Restart That “Eating Healthy” Plan

If you’re anything like me, your diet over the weekend consisted of potato skins, chicken wings, beer, tacos, mini cupcakes, macaroons, and champagne.  That wasn’t just me, was it? Monday is the perfect time to restart that “eating healthy” plan … Continue reading

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You Won’t Even Miss The Meat

Since I heard from so many of you that you liked the vegan soup recipe, I thought I would share another meatless meal and is delicious.  I promise, you won’t even miss the meat. Today’s recipe is courtesy of PureWow.  … Continue reading

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Food is Better in Ball Form – And Even Better With Booze

In general, I strongly believe that food is better in ball form.  And ball food is even better with booze.  As we head into the weekend, there is nothing better to do than make a couple cocktails (I have some … Continue reading

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My Favorite Summer Fruit and Veggie Recipes

Living in LA is an eternal summer of sorts.  However, it’s right about now when the summer fruits and vegetables start crowding the farmers markets.  Berries, I am looking at you.  Here are some of my favorite summer fruit and … Continue reading

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Food Just Tastes Better when Made on a Waffle Iron

I don’t know why, but I fully support the craze of cooking foods other than just waffles on a waffle iron.  It is probably because I love waffles…a lot.  Belgian Waffles with strawberries and whip cream if you want to … Continue reading

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Move Over Brussels Sprouts, It’s All About Cauliflower

2014 was clearly the year of the Brussels Sprouts.  They were on every menu and were the vegetable du jour.  But the tides have turned and cauliflower is the new hero vegetable, and for good reason, the health benefits are … Continue reading

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Easy Delicious Hummus

I have been trying to only eat foods with ingredients that my 5-year-old niece can pronounce.  That, unfortunately, means that I have to do a lot more cooking than before.  But that does not mean that I have the time … Continue reading

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