Frost Me Cafe and Bakery

Frost Me Café & Bakery recently opened in Little Italy’s new Piazza della Famiglia. The cafe offers an array of pastries, baked goods, sandwiches, tartines, and coffee.

Foil Pack Garlic Fries

Crispy baked garlic fries are cooked in foil packets for an easy side dish with minimal clean-up.

Banana Bread Mug Cake (Paleo)

Single serving paleo banana bread mug cake made in the microwave. This cake cooks in about 2 minutes and tastes like fluffy banana bread.

Buttermilk Fried Cauliflower

Cauliflower pieces are coated in buttermilk, seasoning and flour and fried until crispy and golden. It’s just like classic buttermilk fried chicken but with cauliflower instead.

Thai Peanut Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini noodles are tossed in a creamy, savory and slightly spicy Thai peanut sauce for an easy and light meal. It’s ready in less than 30 minutes!

Trader Joe’s April Edition

This post is a little late but a few weeks ago I stopped in to Trader Joe’s to pick up some groceries and try a few new items. Here are a few of the...

Strawberries and Cream Mug Cake (Paleo, Gluten Free)

A single serving strawberries and cream flavored mug cake that cooks in the microwave and is ready in minutes. This cake is also paleo, wheat flour free and gluten free.


Mada-Sao is a Sichuan skewers-style hot pot (malatang) restaurant that recently opened in San Diego. We’ve really enjoyed our visits here and it’s become part of our regular rotation.

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Rich chocolate pudding made healthier with the use of avocados. This pudding is easy to make and uses just a few ingredients. It makes a great afternoon snack or dessert.

overhead photo of sesame zucchini noodles

Sesame Zucchini Noodles Meal Prep

Zucchini noodles are tossed in an Asian sesame sauce for easy meal prep that can be eaten hot or cold.