The true life food blog of a home cook, self-proclaimed foodie, vino obsessed, pump wearing diva; who shows her LOVE through her food.

Lemon Herb Bean Salad


Many of you know I will cook anywhere; at home, at family’s, a friend’s, back in the day in my college dorm and now even at work.  If there is some kind of kitchen and supplies, it is super easy to pull off.  The other day I was whippin... Read More

Healthy Chicken Avocado Salad


It is month two, and we are still doing pretty well with being healthy.  I can say with all the kids’ sports activities, and the crazy drama we have endured with the purchase/moving to our new home; it can be very difficult to be healthy.... Read More

Smokey BBQ Shrimp


I have never been to Louisiana but I love the food.  All the rues, sauces and spices make my mouth water just thinking about it!  The flavors are so deep and rich, at times maybe a bit too heavy for everyday eats but you have to know your l... Read More

Asian Noodle Salad

Asian Noodle

At times I go a bit overboard and eat too much of one item, right now that item is Kale.  Sorry Kale lovers, there is no kale in this recipe.  I decided it was time to try something different by adding my love for Asian food with my need to... Read More

Baked Eggs with Veggies


I’m sure we have all had breakfast for diner, usually due to lack of food in the house or complete laziness.  Well we have actually come to enjoy eating items such as eggs or bacon during any meal of the day; I think my Hubby enjoys it a b... Read More

Gooey Ramen Eggs


This recipe goes with the previous Savory Red Miso Ramen Broth recipe.  I actually am a bit addicted to these gooey eggs, and enjoy them without ramen and just with some Char Siu Pork or by themselves.  They are salty and savory. Note: this... Read More

Savory Red Miso Ramen Broth


Right now (as mentioned before), my family and I are in between houses.  So basically we are cramped in a smaller apartment about to kill each other and/or ready to go straight loco. My food obsessions have hit an ultimate high because it is... Read More

Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

bacon wrapped jalapenos

Carb Free Carb Free Carb Free! Three cheers for carb free! Ok silliness aside cutting down on the carbs has been a way to maintain or lose some weight for many people in my life including myself and especially a number of girlfriends.  Every... Read More

Butter Bean Sun Dried Tomato Salad

Butter Bean salad

It’s a New Year, and with that comes those pesky New Year’s resolutions!  Each year we make them, some of us keep them and many of us give up and fail.   The number one resolution is o loose weigh, get healthy and exercise.  This is t... Read More

Ahi Tuna Tartare


Sushi has become the “It” thing in California for some time now.  I think there is a sushi restaurant on every block in my downtown area. These restaurants try to one up each other by offering 50% off deals, Happy Hour pricing, AYCE opti... Read More