Avocado Vegan Chocolate Mousse Recipe

  When I first moved to California, the idea of eating avocado was revolting to me. They were the most foreign thing ever. Fast forward 13 years and they are definitely a part of my diet at least once a week and I’m always trying to find ways to integrate them into meals. At first it may sound weird to…

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Penne Pasta Recipe with Capers & Olives

So I was shopping the other day and found some capers – I haven’t had capers in years and thought, “Hey! I wonder what I could do with these!?” So I bought them and brought em home. My Mom used to make some kind of fish dinner with capers, but that still grosses me out to this day, so I…

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Sweet & Cool Fruit Dip for Summer Days – Quick and Easy

There’s nothing like sliced fruit as a healthy snack on a hot summer day! Today, my friend brought her kids over and we had a beach day – but before we headed down to the sand, we enjoyed some organic apple, blueberries, strawberries and kiwi fruit with this fruit dip! It’s quick and easy – and not TOO unhealthy. Sweet…

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No More Soliciting – of anything.

Living in the city is exhausting at times. The urban sprawl that is Southern California constantly has something going on, but it often feels as lonely and desolate as the desert. Only I like the desert more. I wrestle with the desire to leave constantly. Do I really want to spend the rest of my life in the giant sprawling…

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Spicy Vegan Squash, Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Soup

I haven’t become vegan by any means, but the last few weeks I’ve been making a hearty effort to eat healthier (and workout more!) This recipe was passed on to me by a friend and it was so delicious! It’s a perfect warm and filling treat for the upcoming winter days. It features pumpkin, sweet potato and even tofu. Now…

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Caramel Apple Cupcakes

It was one of my best friends’ birthdays this past Friday, so I baked her some cupcakes. This recipe is certainly not finalized yet, so I’ll throw in some suggestions along the way. I kind of winged it initially, and ran out of time so I didn’t make the actual cupcake part by hand. 🙂   Ingredients White cupcake mix,…

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