Where to travel in 2017?

As we move from spring to summer, many of us start to plan our travel for the year. School breaks are coming up, and who doesn’t need a vacation! One of my favorite magazines, Travel + Leisure puts together an annual list of recommended places, and it’s so fun even dreaming about these exotic locals. … Continue Reading

Spaghetti with Bacon, Peas, Mint & a Touch of Cream

My last blog post was all about eating cleaner for spring, and using fresh seasonal vegetables to do it. Here’s a great everyday dinner that’s quick, easy, and relatively healthy— even with that small bit of cream.  It’s an extremely satisfying meal that even the pickiest eater will love. If you put bacon in with the peas, even … Continue Reading

Give Your Diet a Spring Clean Too!

Now that spring has really sprung, it’s a great time to clean up your diet as well! Although it’s easy to think of fruit in the springtime, strawberries, cherries, grapefruits, there’s some amazingly health vegetables that are in season now. From peas and asparagus, to beets and broccoli, fresh vegetables are obviously the easiest way … Continue Reading

A Spring Favorite, Lemon Curd

Here in LA, we’ve had an unusually wet winter and even some colder weather. I know it’s nothing like most of the country experiences, but it’s definitely something for Los Angeles. Now that we’re back into the 70s every day, and Spring seems to be here in full force, here’s one of my favorite recipes … Continue Reading

Super Simple, and Small, Dessert

When family and friends drop by, I’m often left thinking, “what’s something quick, easy, and sweet that I can make to share with a cup of coffee and great conversation.” Well, with only 6 ingredients, this Brown Butter Cinnamon Apples and Whipped Cream bowl of amazingness really works on so many levels. It’s practically apple pie without the … Continue Reading

Brunch Recipes

Brunch is such a fun way to gather with friends over food (& drinks, if you like) and reconnect during the weekend.  I love going out to my favorite casual restaurants but also enjoy entertaining friends at home.  It’s easy and relaxed and of course, I like to include something sweet on the menu! Here … Continue Reading