Greek Chicken and Rice Bowl Recipe

I received the Uncle Ben’s Flavor infused rice from Influenster for testing purposes but all opinions and recipes are my own. As soon as I received the Chicken and Herbs flavored rice, I knew I had to make a Mediterranean bowl.  I have been making my chicken this way for quiet awhile. The Greek salad on the side is a welcoming fresh element and the homemade tatziki add a bit of creaminess to the dish. You can serve it alone or with pita bread wedges. Best of all you can cut you

The best chocolate chip cookie recipe

Can you believe the holidays are here again? I’ve been waiting all year for the weather to get a bit chilly here in Los Angeles. It finally happened this week, with temperatures dropping under 65 degrees! ( I know, you hate me.) When the weather changes, I always crave chocolate chip cookies and a hot cup of coffee. This is my favorite recipe. It uses milk chocolate and dark chocolate chips. They are the perfect thing to take to a cookie swap party or you can individually wrap them and give them

Pecan Pie Latte Recipe

It is officially the first day of Fall! To celebrate, join me and take the Nescafe Challenge. For one week, I have been making my coffee at home using NESCAFÉ® Taster’s Choice® instead of drinking the  expensive coffee shop stuff. I am very familiar with the NESCAFÉ® Taster’s Choice® and their instant flavor stick packs nut have never tried the vanilla flavor. NESCAFÉ® Taster’s Choice® uses responsibly sourced beans, then roasts, brews, and flash freezes them to lock in freshness. All you have to do to unlock the rich flavor is simply

Easy Breakfast Tostada

These Breakfast Tostadas are extra easy to make with the help of the new Herdez refried beans. You can have refried beans that taste as delicious as your favorite  Mexican restaurant in only 5 minutes. These are my favorite thing to eat for breakfast! I hope you love them too.  You can buy Herdez Refried Beans in 4 different flavors. Including: Queso, Jalapeno, Chorizo, and Original. For this recipe I chose the Original and added a bit of chorizo after following the directions. They were delicious! I’m never going back to

Colossal Berry Crunch® Parfait for Kids

Now that summer is over, and the kids are back in school, it is time to prepare them a tasty breakfast! If they are sick of the usual cereal, make them this delicious parfait! Malt-O-Meal® offers 34 delicious flavors, there is something for every taste bud in the family! But my favorite is the Colossal Berry Crunch®. They go great with real berries and a bit of Greek yogurt. It is the perfect way for he kids to start their day! This parfait will keep them full throughout the day and can be

Thai Basil Ground Beef

I love Thai food! It is one of my favorite types of cuisine. Unfortunately, it has been very difficult to find a delicious and inexpensive Thai restaurant on the Westside of Los Angeles. Do you  know of any? Leave me a comment below and let me know.  I will go right away! One of my favorite dishes is Pad Gra Prow. The beef is delicious and juicy, spicy, and sweet, all at the same time! I used to be obsessed with it when I lived in San Francisco! I would

Herdez Easy Enchiladas Suizas + Dia del Niño Giveaway

Today’s post is sponsored by the HERDEZ® Brand, but my love for their Día del Niño program is all my own! Children’s Day (Día del Niño) is a special holiday in Mexico.  My family has always celebrated by cooking together on April 30th! Celebrate with me by making these easy enchiladas suizas with your family and by entering a fabulous giveaway from HERDEZ® Brand, the No. 1 selling salsa in Mexico. HERDEZ® Brand makes it easy to get the authentic Mexican flavors in your recipes without all the work that usually goes into them. In honor of

Disney’s Ratatouille

This ratatouille will feed up to 6 people and is great as an appetizer or accompanied by rice or pasta as the main dish. It is the perfect way to have your kids eat their vegetables. This is not the classic French recipe, but is based on the recipe for Thomas Keller’s Confit Biyaldi which inspired the recipe in the Pixar movie. This recipe can also have yellow squash. But I omitted it because I didn’t have any on hand. If you make this recipe please tag us or share your comments below.

Breakfast Tacos

These breakfast tacos are simple and delicious. You will need one teaspoon of beef or pork chorizo per egg. Add sour cream or avocado to cut down on the heat of the spicy serrano chili.

10 “Detox” water recipes

You’ve heard of them, you’ve seen them millions of times on Pinterest, you can buy them pre-made, and they even have special bottles for them! Today I will be sharing my favorite “detox” water recipes. Because I’m not doctor, I don’t know if any of these recipes will actually “detox” your body. However, I do know, that these recipes taste delicious, and help me drink more water throughout the day. Drink more water with me! You don’t need a fancy bottle, just make these recipes in a simple mason jar. Cinnamon and