Fig & Almond Butter Smoothie

Smoothies are my go to breakfast on weekdays, not only are the light enough to drink before work, but with the right ingredients, they can keep you full all morning long!  As a self-diagnosed obsessive discount shopper, I’m always perusing the aisles in the grocery store looking for a good deal or something new and … Continue reading Fig & Almond Butter Smoothie


Minestrone Soup

Another family recipe passed down by my boyfriend's mom. The recipe was originally featured in Sunset Magazine in the 1960's and was passed along to me since it was one of Bill's favorites when he was a kid.  I love everything about soup for dinner, except when it's 80 degrees out, which thank you Los … Continue reading Minestrone Soup

Grilled Chicken and Soba Noodles with Miso Vinaigrette

Counting calories can be one of the hardest ways to diet. Not only do you realize how many calories are in some of your favorite foods, but now you spend hours a day calculating the perfect ratio of breakfast, lunch and dinner so you can squeeze in that 170 calorie soft serve from McDonald's... At … Continue reading Grilled Chicken and Soba Noodles with Miso Vinaigrette

Turkey Meatball Submarine Sandwiches

It’s funny how certain recipes become such a staple, but I haven’t had the chance to blog about them. I don’t know if it’s just how easy the recipe is to make or the fact that I’m counting down the seconds until I can get this sandwich in my belly, either way, it’s finally time … Continue reading Turkey Meatball Submarine Sandwiches

Bacon & Egg Chilaquiles

This brunch & Sunday football equals the perfect Sunday. Since we're currently in the middle of the football slump, September can't come soon enough.  This dish will make you forget we have to wait six more months for our favorite sport to return.  Don’t get me wrong, I love a basic breakfast sandwich or an … Continue reading Bacon & Egg Chilaquiles