easy best granola recipe

I never really believed it when people would say that making your own granola is a thousand times better than anything you can buy in the store since what I can get at Whole Foods is pretty darn good, but I’m now officially a granola making convert. I was inspired to make my own granola after eating the delicious version…
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le bowl

There’s a really neat French café here in LA called Zinque, and they make this seriously amazing menu item called Le Bowl. I’m a little bit obsessed with it, and decided to attempt to recreate it at home last night. It’s quite a simple bowl actually – brown rice, cheese, avocado, tomato and arugula, topped with smoked salmon (you can get it…
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how to boil the perfect egg

I love eggs. They not only make just about anything a little more delicious, but they’re nutritious, easy to cook, versatile, and affordable. Even if you’re not as into eggs as I am (I have an ‘egg guy’ at our farmers market), I’ll bet that you’re a fan, and I figured I may as well dedicate a blog post to…
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spaghetti squash recipes

I bought my first spaghetti squash of the season the other day at the farmer’s market, and I can’t wait to make it. I typically just bake them and eat the spaghetti like strings with olive oil and and some seasonings or with a pasta sauce, but I might just have to try out one (or all) of these awesome…
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Things I Wish I Was Eating…

Two food blogs that I look at daily are Valleybrink Road and Val SoCal. Both California based blogs feature amazing, fresh recipes that are healthy but also exciting and delicious, and oftentimes (luckily for me) pretty simple. These are a few items I wish I was eating right this instant. Don’t they all look so summery and fresh? 1. Watermelon Salad…
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Margarita Recipe & My Favorite Mexican Restaurants

In honor of Cinco de Mayo this weekend, I thought I’d share my favorite margarita recipe. While my typical drink of choice is white wine, I love nothing more than a margarita made with fresh ingredients. I hate the super sugary ones that some restaurants serve, with lots of syrupy flavors and fake lime – the best margaritas are simple.…
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