Healthy

Perfectly Poached – Every time

Eggs and toast are part of our weekend routine. After years of practice I finally mastered the art of a perfectly poached egg. The secret: distilled white vinegar. Bring your water to…

Recipes

Crinkle Top Brownies

I rarely have cravings these days, I think my vitamins help curb the cravings. HOWEVER, I saw someone on Instagram  make these brownies by Half Baked Harvest and ever since then, I…

Recipes

Zoodles w/ Lemon Avocado Pesto

  Bread, pastries and pasta used to be the most important food group to me. Since I have cut back on the amount of carbs I consume on a daily basis I sometimes…

Outfits

The Perfect Blueberry Muffin Recipe

My usual morning routine consists of coffee, Greek yogurt with berries, granola and agave nectar. Since I have been neglecting my morning yogurt routine lately, I had accumulated an overload of berries…

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Super Bowl Snacks

Chicken Parmesan Sliders | Potato Skins Grapefruit Mojito | Chicken Tortilla Soup  Bacon Brownies | Chocolate Chip Cookies | Oreo Bark Sadly, my team (the 9’ers) will not be participating in the Super Bowl…

Dessert

Auntie Shell’s Pumpkin Squares

Throughout the holiday’s, my family always prepares  several  family recipes that we serve every year.  So needless to say,  over time  these recipes have become part of our family tradition during the…

Recipes

Pumpkin Coconut Cinnamon Muffins

Start your week by heading to Trader Joe’s this afternoon to pick up the infamous pumpkin batter mix. Last year my roommates and I would purchase a box a week (no joke).…

Dessert

My eye on the apple pie

Making Caramel Apples are always on my fall must-do list. Every year I try to add a different topping & flavor to make an assortment of apple treats.  Two years ago I went the traditional routeand…

Dessert

Oreo Brownie Recipe

On Wednesday afternoon’s, a baking tornado hits the kitchen like clockwork. Every Thursday evening, my brother has a traditional dinner with his football team and lately, our family has been responsible for…

Outfits

Tofu Smoothie

As you may know I love my Spinach Smoothies but I decided to try something different when a friend recommended this smoothie. He was ranting and raving at how good it was…

Recipes

Mint Mojito Iced Coffee

In San Diego Better Buzz coffee became a frequent stop throughout the week. I started off with just getting regular coffee but soon was enticed to try multiple different drinks on their…

Outfits

Cinco de Mayo Essentials

Between last minute quizzes, projects and prepping for final papers, my school life has been pretty hectic. I am trying to fit in as many Southern California memories that I can, over…

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Power Smoothie

After traveling I always crave something healthy. The first meal I usually eat after getting off a plane is generally a big salad or fruit filled smoothie. I decided to make a…

Outfits

Blueberry Scones

Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day. Since I am always in a hurry after my workouts, I usually take a quick shower and then I blend a protein…