{recipe}: chicken enchilada soup

I hardly make soup for dinner, probably because there is a short window of time when it’s cold here in SoCal and when soup sounds appetizing, and also because I don’t like eating soup leftovers. Well, the first week of January was pretty cold, there was ice on my windshield a few times and consecutive […]

Fresh & Easy – Weeknight Dinner

  Thank you to Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market for sponsoring this post. Visit Fresh & Easy’s website or Facebook page for product information, and to find a store near you. ***** I am still trying to figure out this “working mom” thing. I’ve been in this role for about three weeks. My day starts […]

Petite Lasagnas

I’m really excited to get started with my first week of Menu Planning. Just the intent of doing it and having a list of what to prepare for the week, I can’t help but feel organized already 🙂 Last night’s dinner was Petite Lasagnas. I’ve had this recipe bookmarked for a while from Andrea’s blog […]

What I Ate – Fresh Lobster

We’ve had beautiful weather around here. I am enjoying it while it lasts. Heard there’s a storm coming soon. Admiring the  last of the ripe oranges. They are sour though 😦 And enjoying the last of the beautiful plumerias. It might be the last bloom until next season. My mother-in-law gave us a few plumeria […]

What I Ate Wednesday – Chocolate Cravings

I’ve been craving chocolate lately. I’m not craving sweets, but I’m craving chocolate.  I added a heaping tablespoon of dark chocolate powder in my oatmeal bowl and it turned into this black bowl of oats. Halloween color bowl? I added shredded coconut, granola and nuts to the bowl and had myself a healthier version of […]

What I Ate Wednesday – 4.0

Happy Wednesday to you all 🙂 The weather has been cool around here so I find myself craving hot food and savory foods. Of course, I always make room for treats with a side of tea. Here goes this weeks eats… I made a batch of these Coconut {Chickpea} Waffles this past weekend and I’ve been eating […]

{Japanese Style} Curry House

Cu-cu-curry House we went. Curry House is a Japanese-style Curry and Spaghetti Restaurant. They are known for their great tasting curries and huge serving entrees. I’ve never seen so many variety of curries. You can choose between beef, vegetable, chicken and seafood curries. We haven’t been to this restaurant for a long time (more than […]

Grilled Supper

We are enjoying the last days of summer by firing up the grill for dinner. A relaxing and great start to the holiday weekend. I love this plate. It reminds me of time spent in paradise. My task was easy. I prepped the vegetables. I coated them with garlic oil, salt, pepper, liquid smoke and […]

Havana Banana

My workout this morning was a challenging one. My muscles have been missing the muscle burn. For the last few weeks, I have been enjoying more cardio type of workouts….running, hiking and indoor gym workouts. I wanted to try something new to get back into strength training and this DVD is new to me. I’ve […]

Meatless Monday – Crispy Garlic and Ginger Tofu

For a whole month during our vacation, I ate a lot of meat. More meat than I am used to. I ate a lot of seafood in Mexico but when we were in the Philippines, I ate meat almost every day. You gotta try the local delicacies right? I also ate a lot of sugar, […]