Kalamata Turkey Meatballs & Closing Out 2014

It's 11:11am on the last day of 2014 as I'm writing this post, and reflecting on such an eventful year. I remember this time last year, and all the resolutions and goals I had made for 2014. Some stuck, and some didn't, and everything turned out a-okay. The year was filled with happiness, sadness, excitement, struggle, … Continue reading Kalamata Turkey Meatballs & Closing Out 2014


Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Boats

Pssst...Fall is fast approaching, can you tell? Gyms are empty, cans of pureed pumpkin are scarce, and women everywhere are like, "I just wanna bake. And did you hear the pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks is SO bad for you? Me too. Let's get on Pinterest and make our own." <source> It's a freaking epidemic, guys. … Continue reading Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Boats

Sweet and Summery Peach Empanadas

One of the many things I love about summer is the abundance of delicious fruit. In California, summertime brings us apricots, blackberries, nectarines, raspberries, strawberries, and my personal favorite, peaches. Talk about nature's candy - sweet and juicy with a touch of tartness. So when I see peaches lining the produce section of the store, … Continue reading Sweet and Summery Peach Empanadas

What I’ve Been Up To Lately…

I can't believe it has been about 3 months since my last post! I seriously hate neglecting my food blog baby, but I've had my hands full taking care of the newest addition to my little cave. I'm so excited to formally introduce Jaxson, my 4 month old pitbull-boxer puppy! Isn't he adorable? Jaxson was one of … Continue reading What I’ve Been Up To Lately…

Grain Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Happy Mother's Day! My mother is a wonderful, strong, beautiful and talented woman. She has raised three of her four daughters to adulthood without anyone dying, going crazy, or any serious life threatening injuries to report of, and is doing an equally terrific job with the last teenager, Hannah. Being a mom to a bunch … Continue reading Grain Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Pollo en Salsa de Tomate (Chicken in Tomato Sauce)

This post is dedicated to two things - Costco and thighs. And by thighs, I mean chicken thighs. But first, let's talk about Costco. The place is amazing, like... <image source> Am I right, or am I right? Once you get hooked, you never go back! Costco is a godsend for stocking up on household … Continue reading Pollo en Salsa de Tomate (Chicken in Tomato Sauce)

Sweet Pecan Butter

Finals are over guys!! And Christmas...wow. Where does the time go? I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday as much as I did. Let me catch you up on a few things from the past month. The end of the school semester was pretty intense and I was a nervous wreck as I prepped for the hardest finals I have taken to date. I … Continue reading Sweet Pecan Butter