Category: food

Summer foodie adventures in So Cal

Summer foodie adventures in So Cal

Southern California is the mecca for foodies and summer is the perfect time to go on a food adventure. I took my own advice and had a few adventures this summer. Even though life has been emotionally hectic, I still…

Cacique Double Header + L.A Dodgers

Cacique Double Header + L.A Dodgers

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Cacique and Society Culinaria. All thoughts are my own. The moment I hear Vin Scully announcing a play-by-play for the Los Angeles Dodgers, I am transported to my childhood. Whenever I…

What I learned on my Whole30 journey

What I learned on my Whole30 journey

Thirty days without sugar, grains, legumes and dairy sounds crazy but Whole30 has transformed my life and the way I view food. Let’s jump this off by saying the Whole30 program is a complete mental trip. They say that changing…

When you decide to do Whole30 but you have six kids

When you decide to do Whole30 but you have six kids

I finally decided to embark on the Whole30 adventure, but one question remains: how am I going to stick to this diet and prepare meals for my six kids? Have you heard of Whole30? Welp, if you haven’t then you’ve…

Date Night | Tokyo Fried Chicken Co.

Date Night | Tokyo Fried Chicken Co.

I’m one of those people who agonize over what to eat whenever I’m in L.A. Call me a fatty if you want but there are just so many options my head spins and I get overwhelmed because I want all…

Valentine’s Day: Chocolate Drip & Drizzle

Valentine’s Day: Chocolate Drip & Drizzle

Mmmm, chocolate. I love chocolate as much as the next person. In a candy bar, a cup of cocoa, in a round truffle or tiny chips in a cookie — you can’t beat the deliciousness of chocolate. Because it’s so…

National Donut Day: How to Make a Donut Garland

National Donut Day: How to Make a Donut Garland

In an alternate universe, I can has all the donuts. Cakes, cupcakes, brownies, muffins, macaroons…bye Felicia. But, donuts? Come to mama. Nothing says perfection like a fresh, simple glazed donut. Today is National Donut Day so to get in the…

Mmmm, juice: Make your own sweet & tangy beet juice

Mmmm, juice: Make your own sweet & tangy beet juice

Green juice always gets all the attention. Try this equally delicious and healthy pressed juice with beets, carrots, apples, lemon and ginger. I’ve had a fifteen-year love affair with juicing. I know it seems like juicing is the “in” thing…

Holiday celebration: Tamalada Time

Holiday celebration: Tamalada Time

To me and my family, the holidays are synonymous with tamales. Every year for as long as I can remember, the women in my family got together around a huge bowl of masa on the table. Armed with aprons and…

A day in L.A: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with Nestlé Abuelita

A day in L.A: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with Nestlé Abuelita

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the HQ for NESTLÉ® Abuelita™ chocolate and NESCAFÉ® Café de Olla here in Southern California. I had such a wonderful time last year that I couldn’t wait to return and experience Dia de…