This past weekend I was in Los Angeles for a friend’s graduation, and I got a chance to explore a different side of the city. Having grown up just south of LA, I avoided most of the tourist areas and somewhat unknowingly wrote them off. Griffith Park was one that I highly recommend stopping by if you’re… Continue reading Giffith Impacted LA’s Greatness….
In light of last weeks events (April 15th – Jackie Robinson Day), I thought it would be appropriate to share my recent takeaways after having watched 42. The film focused extensively on this Branch Rickey fella in addition to Jackie Robinson the main character. Branch Rickey was an innovative Major League Baseball executive who was… Continue reading Without Rickey There Would Be No #42
I grew up in a household where coffee/espresso was always required to start the day. Both of my parents had strong preferences for their coffee and espresso. My mother would always make a large, strong pot of coffee to please the crowd, whereas my dad would take an hour make each person an individual espresso.… Continue reading What Else? … Nespresso
I have been making this purée for my families dinner parties since I was a child. This dish has always been quick and simple to make while it delivers rave reviews every time. Try it for yourself and let me know how I can improve it! Shopping List: Four large sweet potatoes (about 2 lbs) 1… Continue reading Simple Quick Sweet.. Carrot Sweet Potato Puree
I highly recommend making this banana bread to bring into coworkers around the holidays for just for a tasty treat to have around the house. I typically make this bread when the banana’s in our house begin to turn and probably would not be eaten otherwise. Shopping List: Two ~ eggs 1/3 cup ~ buttermilk… Continue reading An Office Favorite… Homemade Banana Bread
Serving Size: 1 Shopping List: 1/2 Cup Blueberries 1 Cup Quick 1 minute Oatmeal 2 Teaspoons Chia Seeds Cinnamon (to your liking) Nutmeg (to your liking) Preparation: Mix the Chia seeds, Oatmeal, Cinnamon and nutmeg in a microwavable container Place the blueberries on the top of the mixture so that they cook with the oatmeal Directions: … Continue reading Quick Blueberry Oatmeal for on the Go!
I typically make these cookies around Halloween, and they are always a hit! They are perfect to bring to a Halloween party or to put out for enjoy while carving pumpkins. You can serve the cookies already frosted or with the frosting on the side. What You Should Buy For The Cookies: 2 1/2 cups… Continue reading Halloween Cookies!! Addicting Pumpkin Spice Cookies