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Pesto chicken penne for the soul

Like I mentioned in this post, I’m going to share a lot more of what we eat and do around these parts to feed our soul. I also want to share how we keep it all as simple as possible. Unless it’s a special event or…

February 8, 2017
Grain Free Cassava Tortilla Chips
Food & Travel

Cassava is the new corn

I’ve been gluten-free since March, and feel so much better. Inflammation is down, energy is up and I no longer suffer from stomach and digestive issues (unless I’ve been accidentally glutened).  However, the problem has been that I substituted breads and pastas with grains…

January 4, 2017
Food & Travel

{Video} My Cruze to Vegas

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited by Chevy to drive their new Cruze Hatchback to Vegas from LA to see the Latin Grammys. Um, me? Road trip? Vegas? Sign me up! If you’re looking for a ride to take you around the…

December 12, 2016
Food & Travel

Three wines to gift for the holiday season

I recently went on a wine tasting tour (and dinner) at San Antonio Winery in Los Angeles. It was founded in 1917 and is the oldest producing winery in the city with over 99 years of winemaking. I’ve driven by it a million times,…

December 11, 2016
Food & Travel


I just noticed that all of my pictures from Vedge Restaurant are void of people. That’s probably because the food was THAT good. I just focused on the burst of flavor in every bite. People? What people? I’m so not exaggerating about how delicious the…

August 14, 2016
Food & Travel


I have so many pictures from my trip to Philly, I’m still trying to figure out how to sort them all into posts. I had such an amazing time. More than I thought I would. You see, up until this trip, I had a…

July 2, 2016
Food & Travel

Swirl. Sip. Stroll.

I live in the Pasadena area and realized that I blog way more about things I do and see around the country than what’s happening in my own backyard. It makes no sense to me because I absolutely adore this city. I reached out to…

May 10, 2016
Food & Travel

Sauvignon Blanc

If you follow me on Snapchat then you probably saw a million snaps on Wednesday of me at Hipcooks in Los Angeles. My friend Romy invited a group of us to cook, bake, eat and drink … And I got carried away documenting all…

May 6, 2016
Food & Travel

Beet and walnut salad

I love beets. And I’m totally saying that in my Oprah Weight Watchers “I love bread” declaration voice. I. Love. Beets. My mom used to serve them with potato salad when I was kid, and it was seriously the best treat ever. What can…

March 30, 2016
Food & Travel

Easter chic with Kohl’s

This post is in collaboration with Kohl’s and Latina Bloggers Connect. Opinions are mine.  Ever since I was a little girl, my family always set up a beautiful spread for guests while my mom cooked Easter dinner. We would go to church, pick up my…

March 23, 2016
Food & Travel

Why you should eat avocado everyday

I’ve been lessening breads and gluten from my diet for a while now, but after my recent labs … It’s a wake up call to hustle up more even more. My body just doesn’t respond well to certain foods and I need to step…

January 8, 2016