Kale Caesar Salad

I'm a huge fan of Trader Joe's, mainly because they offer so many prechopped, precooked options to make your cooking or salad combining that much easier. We spent last weekend in Lake Tahoe and the last thing I wanted to do when I got home was go to the grocery store and meal prep for … Continue reading Kale Caesar Salad


Garlic & Soy Pork Chop with Cabbage Salad

There’s something about the way pork tastes that makes me think I’m getting away with a really bad meal choice every time I make it. This is probably one of the healthiest pork recipes in my arsenal and, trust me, it doesn’t disappoint. It’s crazy to think my dad used to make me this for … Continue reading Garlic & Soy Pork Chop with Cabbage Salad

Almond Butter Skewers

When I find a meal I like, it’s generally pretty hard to break me of my ordering habit. Some people might say I have an addictive personality, I prefer to think of it as being consistent, teehee. My first post-college apartment was a short half mile away from Panini Café in DTLA, even more convenient … Continue reading Almond Butter Skewers

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

Tropical Green Machine Smoothie

I make breakfast smoothies every morning before work, so I'm always looking for new flavor varieties to mix things up day to day. I also just so happened to receive my first vita-mix blender for Christmas this year. Let me just say, it makes a world of difference. I know these blenders carry a $400+ … Continue reading Tropical Green Machine Smoothie