Eclipse Chocolate

We recently attended a special dinner at Eclipse Chocolate. It was a tasting and viewing dinner to celebrate Eclipse founder and chef Will Gustwiller’s win on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games. It was a...


Honey Garlic Salmon

Honey Garlic salmon is a quick, easy and delicious meal ready in about 30 minutes. Salmon fillets are pan seared and then glazed with a flavorful honey garlic sauce that is sweet, savory, and...


Cacao Brownie Bites

These no bake, 4-ingredient cacao brownie bites taste chocolatey and fudgy but without all the guilt. They are easy to make and are a healthy snack or treat. This is my current favorite snack....


Submarine Crab

Submarine Crab is a cajun-style seafood restaurant that recently opened in San Diego. The menu includes seafood boils, pastas and fog drinks. At the end of your meal, they also give you a fun...


Crispy Baked Bang Bang Shrimp

This is a healthier version of bang bang shrimp. Shrimp are coated in panko bread crumbs, baked until crispy and then drizzled with bang bang sauce. I’m really excited to share this recipe with...


Lofty Coffee Co.

Lofty Coffee Co. recently opened a new location in Little Italy. The popular coffee bar and eatery also has locations in Solana Beach and Encinitas. The Little Italy location features an open air structure with...


Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Mug Cake

A single serving chocolate peanut butter cake mixed with chocolate peanut butter cups. This creamy mug cake cooks in the microwave in one minute.


The Crack Shack Encinitas

The Crack Shack recently opened its second location in Encinitas. The original location in Little Italy has been one of our favorite spots in San Diego and my top choice for fried chicken in...


Pesto Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is flavored with homemade pesto sauce for an easy, delicious, low-carb and gluten free dish. It’s great to eat on it’s own or as a rice substitute for any meal.


Trader Joe’s February Edition

The appearance of the latest Trader Joe’s Fearless Flyer in my mailbox served as a reminder that it’s been over a month since my last visit. So after reading through the flyer, I went to...