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Baked Watermelon Radish Chips

Something that has helped me tremendously throughout my weight loss journey is remembering that snacking is GOOD! I know that when I wait too long between meals or don’t eat enough to feel full that it sets me up on a collision course for…

July 29, 2017
Featured Food

Strawberry Honeydew Sorbet

I’ve never been a big store-bought sorbet fan, I always find it too sweet for my taste. But it’s been over 100 degrees here every day in Los Angeles and something had to give! Even the kiddie pool doesn’t offer enough cool-down factor. So…

July 10, 2017
Featured Food Parenting

Making the Right Choice

One of the most adorable things about Fox right now is his obsession with making choices. Sometimes I even hear him in his room saying, “This one? No. This one? No. This one? Yes!” while he’s putting himself in control of which hat Mr.…

June 8, 2017
Featured Food

Simple Breakfast Idea: Papaya Boats

I came across a giant organic papaya when I was placing my order to Milk & Eggs last week and I had to put it in my cart. I knew it would make the most incredible breakfast, but I wasn’t quite sure which direction…

June 4, 2017
Featured Food

West Coast Style Adobo Squash Tacos

To know me is to know that I love tacos. There’s nothing that compares than warm homemade corn tortilla, no matter the filling (mine are usually stuffed with al pastor and smothered in sauces). I’m actually ashamed to admit that when I moved to California I…

May 13, 2017
Featured Food

Shake It Like a Shamrock

There are a few times a year that I love to truly indulge in something that I love. Growing up in Western New York, I lived through hot summers and freezing winters. But it was the beautiful spring and autumn that brought out my…

March 1, 2017
Entertaining Featured Food

4 Ways to Build a Mule Cocktail

There are few cocktails that I like more than a good old fashioned mule. If you’re not familiar with this drink, let me introduce you to the most common version: the Moscow Mule. Moscow Mule 4 oz. Barritt’s ginger beer 1 oz. lime juice…

February 22, 2017
Featured Food

Saucy Veggie Quesadillas

When Tyler and I first became a couple we were the king and queen of eating at restaurants and taking food to go. I actually worked in a restaurant and he was constantly on tour, so cooking never even crossed our minds. It was…

January 24, 2017
Featured Food

Recipe: Cinnamon Apple & Chicken Stuffed Acorn Squash

Although California doesn’t offer your typical fall weather, I’ve found other ways to set the tone for the season. My favorite way? Through my personal love language: food! I rounded up a few of my favorite fall flavors and crafted a recipe to feed…

October 25, 2016
Family Featured Food Video

Family Pizza Night!

I’ve been traveling a lot and to be honest, I’m totally worn out and ready to relax! I have family come into town this week and so my husband and I have been spending the majority of our time cleaning, catching up on work, and dealing…

October 18, 2016
Featured Food

Recipe: Raspberry Jalapeño Chicken

Hey y’all! We just got home from Hawaii today and we had SO much fun! Ziplining, tubing, watching dear friends get hitched — the works. We decided to take it easy to recuperate this Labor Day with a fun family meal, so on the…

September 5, 2016
Family Featured Food Parenting

Taste the Rainbow

I received a bunch of questions about the tableware I used in yesterday’s post: it’s from a brand called Re-Play Tableware! These products are made in the USA, BPA safe, and FDA approved. Plus, they’re made out of milk jugs. Seriously! Here’s a quick…

August 29, 2016
Family Featured Food Parenting

De-junking the Kitchen

You guys, this time next week I’ll be sitting on a beach in a bathing suit and I am not ready. Or at least my body isn’t. Gone are the days of randomly deciding to work out or cook healthy dinners that take forever…

August 28, 2016
Featured Food Home

Five Things I Allow Myself to Indulge In

You always hear the saying that your life ends when you have a child. While I understand the concept of that expression, especially considering the time involved with making sure our boy is healthy, happy and safe, there are several aspects of my pre-parenthood life…

August 22, 2016
Featured Food Travel

Finding Me Time in Hollywood

Every once in awhile I have to slow down and remind myself to stop and smell the roses. I’m a busybody that overpacks my schedule, spends every waking moment with a toddler who doesn’t nap and sleeps 6 hours a night, and sets overly ambitious…

June 30, 2016