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

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

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes



The previous post was my Christmas Prime Rib; this recipe for Rosemary potatoes is an easy and great side dish to serve along with the prime rib. Please try, enjoy and Cheers!


3 lbs. Baby Creamy Potatoes (small ones)
1 stick Butter (soften and unsalted)
2 Rosemary Sprigs
1 tbsp. Crush Garlic
1 tbsp. Sea Salt
1 tbsp. Pepper


Preheat the oven at 400 degrees. Remov... Read More

Christmas Prime Rib Roast

Prime Rib

Every year at Christmas and New Year Eve time my local grocery store has prime rib roast on sale.  Now I’m talking about $6- $6.95 per pound, which is a steal.  In general this cut of meat intimidating because of its price, no one wants t... Read More

Kale Stuffed Mushrooms

Kale Mushrooms

I have been making stuffed mushrooms for years. Over the years I have been changing the recipe here and there for the people I am making them for.  For example if someone is a vegetarian I omit the bacon and add spinach or if someone is lact... Read More