Kirbie's Cravings

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Kirbie’s Cravings is a food blog based in San Diego sharing easy recipes (ranging from healthy to indulgent) and dining out experiences (in San Diego and from our travels). It chronicles the food cravings of Kirbie.

Photo credit: Quasi Studios

Photo credit: Quasi Studios

More About Kirbie

Jennifer (aka Kirbie): I grew up surrounded by wonderful food and people who have a passion for food. Some of my fondest childhood memories are eating and trying new food with my grandparents. My mom is also an amazing cook. In high school my friends gave me the nickname “Kirbie” because I’m constantly eating and always hungry.

I started this blog in 2009 because I needed a creative outlet to relieve the stress from my day job. I had always wanted to be a writer and I loved food, so this seemed like a fun way to explore both passions.

I never expected my little hobby to grow to what it is today. I am now a full-time food blogger, author of 2 cookbooks (5-Minute Mug Cakes* and Dump Cakes from Scratch*), recipe developer and food photographer. (*This product link is an affiliate link. This means I earn a commission from qualifying purchases.)

More About the Blog

This blog shares a lot of recipes ranging from healthy to indulgent. I enjoy all kinds of food and try to share a little bit of everything that I am cooking or baking.  I also share some dining posts in San Diego and from my travels.


I love sharing easy recipes and finding new ways to simplify recipes or come up with unique recipes ideas. My eating philosophy is that it’s all about balance.

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Dining Out and Travel

All dining out experiences are categorized by city and cuisine. I also have a general San Diego guide where I list my current favorites.

When I first started Kirbie’s Cravings, the blog was more of an online journal chronicling all of my dining out experiences. However in the last few years, the focus has shifted more towards sharing recipes. I still love dining out, but just like I only share my best recipes, I only want to highlight restaurants that get me excited. I also share a lot more of my dining out adventures on my Instagram stories with highlights saved to my profile page.

Working with Kirbie’s Cravings

We’re open to a limited number of new partnerships. Find more about our policies on the Work with me! page. You can also use the contact form to request a media kit.

In the Press

Kirbie’s Cravings has been featured in online and print publications including Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, Fox News, Cosmopolitan and more. Jennifer has also made radio and television appearances and done live cooking demonstrations. See the complete list of press features on our press page.


Jennifer is the author of 5-Minute Mug Cakes*, featuring nearly 100 individual serving cakes that can be cooked in the microwave and ready in 5 minutes. The cookbook has been translated into 5 languages and sold in 8 countries.


Author of Dump Cakes from Scratch*, featuring nearly 100 recipes where you simply “dump” in the ingredients, spread in the pan, and bake!


Contributor to Peeps-a-licious!*, featuring 50 PEEPS-inspired recipes.

*This product link is an affiliate link. This means I earn a small commission from qualifying purchases.