Category: food

Coconut milk + herbal tea

Coconut milk + herbal tea

Drink your herbal tea with coconut milk because it doesn’t contain any sugar and dairy so it’s Whole30, Paleo approved and delicious. I love herbal tea so it wasn’t too hard to give up coffee when I started my first…

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…