Panko Crusted Chicken Bowls

Happy Friday!! So as ya’ll may know, I am a creature of habit. I can eat the sameee meals for lunch and dinner for two weeks straight without getting bored. Fortunately, this week, I saw a recipe on Sivan Ayla’s blog that caught my appetite; Panko Crusted Chicken Bowls. Now, not only did the recipe look easy to […]

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Vegan Black Bean & Quinoa Salad

Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyone! Now usually on this holiday, I would be overly indulging in yummy chicken burritos, packed with cheese and rice! But this year will look a little bit different for me. Within the past month, I have made the decision to *attempt* to fully transition from first a vegetarian diet to […]

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Chunky Mashed Potatoes

My diet is basically a paradox. As much as I enjoy healthy eating and finding yummy substitutes, I equally enjoy pigging out. That in mind, I am a sucker for Thanksgiving food…but like… all year round! So this week, I decided to cave into my cravings and whip up THE healthiest and most finger-licking (no […]

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Boozy Brunch at Home

I don’t really have a reason for this post other than it’s #NationalPancakeDay and we’re hungry! Lol, just kidding. But no really, I’m obsessed with breakfast food, especially pancakes! I’m a regular Saturday and Sunday bruncher…like to the point where my local spots, know me by name! But let’s be honest, brunch can add up very […]

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Ground Turkey Veggie Pizza on Lavish Bread

For this week’s meal prep, I wanted to keep it healthy but still somehow give into my cravings. If you follow me on social media, you may have noticed that I like to experiment with pizza recipes quite often… well, because pizza is never a bad idea! A while back I added ground turkey as […]

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Cacio e Pepe

Hands down, my all time favorite Roman cuisine! Cacio e Pepe, traditionally served as a rustic pasta dish, literally translates to “cheese and pepper.” As the name suggests, only a few ingredients are needed. I love this dish for several reasons: its an authentic meal, it’s incredibly simple, yet unbelievably decadent. When I was first served […]

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Chicken Fried Brown Rice

Skip the take out this evening and whip yourself up some easy, homemade chicken fried rice! It’s no secret that I’m pretty much obsessed with Panda Express but as we all know its not very healthy! So for a couple of years now, I’ve toyed around with my own recipe and I think I’ve finally […]

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Holiday Dessert: Pumpkin Pie

As the holidays are kicking off, we are likely to be invited to more and more family gatherings and holiday parties. This season, don’t show up empty handed or even worse…with a store bought pie! A few years back, I had decorated the house with a grip of pumpkins. Out of curiosity, I thought I’d […]

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Spinach & Feta Turkey Burgers

For this week’s meal prep, I wanted to keep it healthy but still somehow give into my cravings. Since we are in the thick of Summer, I’ve had this hunger for burgers (and for me… Summer = grilling). Sooooo, I decided to try out : Spinach & Feta Turkey Burgers with Greek yogurt avocado spread. […]

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DIY Wine and Cheese Date

Not too long ago, my girlfriends and I headed to our local winery in hopes of unwinding over a few glasses of wine. Turns out, everyone else in LA had the same exact idea! There was a wait of over 2 hours long with a minimum purchase of two bottles per group. This seemed pretty […]

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Homemade Chicken Vegetable Pizza

New week = new meal prep recipe idea! I finally took the plunge and decided to take my large shopping trip to Trader Joe’s. & UMM, why have I been wasting my time & money at these other markets?!! I was in foodie heavennnnn. I heard great things about TJ’s pizza crust options so I decided […]

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Cilantro Lime Brown Rice

It’s no secret, my obsession with Chipotle is concerning. Their rice?…I mean, come onnn!! But since I made a pledge to make 2017 my healthiest year yet, I had to painfully put down the massive burritos and practice weekly meal prepping. Every Sunday, I prep the same meal: rice, veggies, and chicken. As it can […]

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Greek Yogurt & Lemony Chicken

If you are like me, you do not have the patience to stand around in the kitchen for hours. Because ain’t nobody got time fo’ that, every Sunday, I meal prep for the week. So it’s imperative to use the most low-maintenance yet yummy but also healthy recipe to keep me from eating out (which […]

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