New post @ CaliCooking.com! – Spicy Thai Shrimp Wraps

Spicy Thai Shrimp Wraps

Hi guys! Hope you’ll head over to my new site, CaliCooking.com to check out the new recipe I posted! Here’s a teaser for you! 🙂

Spicy Kale and Quinoa Salad with Sweet Corn, Avocado, and Black Beans

This Post & all it’s lovely pictures have been moved to CaliCooking.com! http://www.calicooking.com/spicy-kale-and-quinoa-salad-with-sweet-corn-and-black-beans/   Please Enjoy Responsibly 🙂                               This might be the best thing I’ve ever tasted. Ok maybe besides cookie dough ice cream and sushi… It might sound crazy, … Continue reading

Sesame Soy Soba Noodles with Chicken, Shiitake Mushrooms, and Edamame

I love all sorts of ethnic foods, but one of my favorite types is Japanese food! I love how simple, flavorful and healthy many of their dishes are. If I had to choose my last meal it would most definitely be sushi! But this post isn’t about sushi, it’s about a soba noodles. What the … Continue reading

Smoked Salmon, Egg, and Pesto Breakfast Sandwich

Wow, sorry it’s been so long since I last posted! I’ve had a lot of things going on and for some reason my pictures weren’t uploading to wordpress…and I definitely can’t have recipe posts without pictures! =] On to the post! This is one of my favorite weekend breakfasts. I typically have a healthy green … Continue reading

The Perfect Meatloaf Recipe (shhh it’s all natural and healthy!)

This post and all its lovely pictures have been moved to CaliCooking.com! http://www.calicooking.com/the-perfect-meatloaf-recipe-shhh-its-healthy/   Please enjoy responsibly! 🙂       Ok, if you’re like me then you might think of meatloaf as “mystery meat.” EEEK! I’ve never made meatloaf before, I don’t think it’s typically healthy, and I’ve never ordered it at a restaurant. … Continue reading

Quinoa and Whole Wheat Couscous Blend with Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

I hated mushrooms growing up. I thought they were all the same boring brown or white mushrooms with the same boring bland taste and texture. I had no idea there was a whole world of mushrooms out there with many varying flavors, shapes, and textures that you could cook with. If this sounds like you, … Continue reading

Healthy Seafood Rice

Sorry it’s been a few days since I’ve posted anything! I was enjoying a little snow with friends this president’s day weekend. It’s amazing how you can go from the beach to snowboarding within 2 hours when you live in Santa Monica! Anyway, I wanted to share a recipe that I made last week which … Continue reading

Blueberry Spinach Smoothie

I just threw this smoothie together to help wake me up on this gorgeous and sunny Friday morning. The portions aren’t exact but it’s roughly what I used. The result is a deliciously creamy blueberry smoothie. The blue and purple in the blueberries definitely seem to overpower the green in the spinach because even with … Continue reading

Corn, Black Bean, and Lime Quinoa

I made this recipe for dinner last night and it left my boyfriend speechless. Speechless! We were both pleasantly surprised that it was so delicious while still being so healthy. If you haven’t tried quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) before, then it’s about time you started. It’s become really popular in Santa Monica over the past few … Continue reading

Hearty and Healthy Chopped Salad

There’s a great restaurant that my boyfriend and I like to walk to called True Food Kitchen in downtown Santa Monica. They have an amazing salad that I love and I wanted to take a stab at replicating it at home. I had never used dried dates before in a recipe, but after tasting them … Continue reading