Pomegranate, Pistachio and Banana Bread

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POM Wonderful sent me a box of pomegranates. It’s pomegranate season and I have been enjoying making different recipes that incorporate pomegranates. The holiday season is here and I welcomed it with open arms with this festive loaf. This bread is definitely different with nutty taste of pistachios, the unique tartness of the pomegranate and […]

I Love Salad + The Chocoholics Pledge

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 Accidental tasty salad. Sometimes random leftovers make great meals. The week is coming to an end, which means I am trying to eat all the leftovers before cooking a whole new batch of dishes. A mish mash of flavors that surprisingly went well together. A bed of arugula and fresh spinach, tossed in Shiitake Sesame Vinaigrette. […]

Pumpkin Coconut Raisin Bars

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One of the reasons I love Fall is because it’s the season of many festivities. Since leaves don’t really change color in L.A., the first sign of fall for me are the colorful pumpkins. I see them being displayed at stores, then next I see the pumpkin patch locations in the neighborhood but the biggest […]

Pumpkin Cherry Granola

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A few weeks ago I participated in Rebecca’s bake sale to raise money for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. I donated 2 jars of customizable granola for the sale. The 1st & 2nd highest bids won the granola. I am a coconut lover but I understand not everyone is fond of coconut like me. So […]

Oatmeal Raisin Bars and Sea Fair

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It’s rainy and gloomy today but it’s a good today because it’s  Friday 🙂 I love Fridays and the feeling of being excited for the weekend. It’s going to be a fun weekend, hope the weather will be nice. If you live near the L.A. area and looking for something fun to do this weekend […]

Tickle me Pink & Orange

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 Peanut Butter cookies for breakfast makes Monday morning much better. My sweet friend Erica from Itzy’s Kitchen sent me these treats that I won from her giveaway. I’m so glad I won her cookies because I have wanted to taste cookies baked with peanut butter flour. The cookies tasted great. It is chewy, dense and […]

Green Tea cupcakes + coconut buttercream

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  My sister Janell baked some tasty cupcakes this week and she sent some my way. She knows a few things about cupcakes, she used to work at Frosted Cupcakery in Belmont Shore. It’s so nice to have another baker in the family 🙂 It feels great to come home and have baked treats waiting […]

Road to Hana – Maui, Hawaii

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I take a lot of pictures when I travel. I want to capture every moment so I can remember it and have it live forever in pictures. Last week when we had a heat wave in L.A., I reminisced of a place where if felt like fall. The pictures I shared had fall stamped in each one […]

Recipe for Protein Scones

Protein Scones

Routine and Protein Scone

 My morning routine almost always starts off with a hot beverage. I usually drink all sorts of teas, but I also love morning coffees when I need them. Today’s tea was Organic Japanese Twig Tea. This tea is calming and soothes my stomach first thing in the morning. Tea served on one of my favorite […]