Black Bean Cocoa Quinoa

I was at Wholefood’s recently and while browsing the bulk bin aisle, I wanted to purchase an ingredient that I have never tried before. I saw the red quinoa and started scooping it into a bag. I’ve had quinoa before but never had the red kind. I heard it is supposed to be nuttier than […]


It’s a jolly Monday around here, my stiff neck is gone and my perky attitude is back. After sleeping pillow-less on Friday night, it felt so much better on Saturday morning. It’s a new day and a new week, one day closer to our wedding 🙂 I greeted the day with delicious  and thick pancakes. […]


I woke up today with a stiff neck. I could not even turn my head around to turn off my alarm clock. I’m not sure if the stiff neck came from my sleeping position last night or from the boxes I was carrying yesterday cleaning up the garage. After I massaged my neck and shoulders […]

Salad on salad

This week feels like a normal week for me, as normal as it can be with being only 23 days away before we leave for Mexico. Last week when we celebrated back to back celebrations, I lost track of my days and I lost count of desserts plate I’ve enjoyed. So this past Sunday, I […]

Pampering and Partying

What a whirlwind of a week it has been. It was busy, busy with back to back events. It was so much fun, it went by so fast but I wouldn’t have it any other way. In a week, I had my bridal shower, celebrated my 30th birthday, ran a 10K for She Runs L.A. and […]