Five Little Things I loved the week of April 22, 2016.

Five Little Things

Five Little Things I loved this week: 1. Time Saving Grocery Shopping Tip I’m at the grocery store so often, I can’t believe I haven’t thought of this trick, either. But you can be sure I’ll be...

Don't toss those carrot tops! Use them in this deliciously simple Halibut en Papillote with Carrot Top Pesto!

Halibut en Papillote with Carrot Top Pesto

Don’t let those carrot tops go to waste! This Halibut en Papillote with Carrot Top Pesto is a delicious way to enjoy them, with minimal effort and clean up! There’s a little bird that has nested in...

Who says you need an oven? This Skillet Pesto Flatbread with Goat Cheese, Artichokes and Roasted Butternut Squash made on the stovetop will surprise you!

Skillet Pesto Flatbread with Goat Cheese, Artichokes and Roasted Butternut Squash

Today I’m sharing My Signature Moments and the inspiration behind this delicious Skillet Pesto Flatbread with Goat Cheese, Artichokes and Roasted Butternut Squash that features the launch of the Safeway Signature family of brands, available exclusively at...

Rhubarb is one of the Five Little Things I loved the week of April 15, 2016.

Five Little Things

Five little things I loved this week: 1. Rhubarb Season! Rhubarb is here and I’m thinking up all kinds of lovely things to make. In the meantime, if you haven’t already, you must try the easy rhubarb...

This simple recipe for Crab and Corn Chowder is dairy free but oh so creamy and comforting!

Crab and Corn Chowder (Dairy Free)

One of the ironies of the Filipino culture is how the concept of family is both highly revered and loosely defined. Growing up in a household where everyone is family, every eligible grown up is a Tita...

Chocolate Banana Fig Bread - you won't be able to resist a slice!

Simple Sundays | Chocolate Banana Fig Bread

With the return of rain came an insatiable urge to stay indoors and bake. That, coupled with the fact that I was recovering from back to back trips in just this week alone, and all I wanted...

Spring's tender asparagus.

Five Little Things

Five little things I loved this week: 1. All The Green From the tender asparagus, to the fresh farm greens, to the views of the hills as I flew back and forth to LA several times this...

Pan Seared Scallops with Warm Asparagus, Kale and Tangerine Salad - when scallops cook up in a flash, dinner can be served in no time with this easy recipe.

Pan Seared Scallops with Warm Asparagus, Kale and Tangerine Salad

It was Friday morning and my son found me in front of my vanity. I was getting ready for a flight and he held back, watching me put on cc cream, the dots and dashes streaking my...

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad with Bacon, Apple and Gorgonzola hits all the flavors you crave: salty, tangy, smokey and delicious.

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad with Bacon, Apple and Gorgonzola

I couldn’t sleep last night. Despite my exhaustion from the day, I knew the clock ticked towards midnight, and restlessness seized me. A feeling of anxiety began to take over, as I thought of the conference I...

Pesto lovers, have you ever tried carrot pesto? You’ll love this fun twist in this easy recipe for Farfalle with Roasted Carrot Pesto, Parmesan and Toasted Walnuts!

Farfalle with Roasted Carrot Pesto, Parmesan and Toasted Walnuts

Sponsored Advertising Content Perhaps one of the biggest assumptions about having both a food blog and children is that my children will eat anything I make. Let me dispel that myth. It is, sad to say, not...

Hot Cross Buns, an Easter tradition.

Simple {Silent} Sundays | Happy Easter with Hot Cross Buns

From my family to yours, I wanted to wish you and yours a very Happy Easter. Here’s to spring, new life and traditions, like Hot Cross Buns! This batch of Hot Cross Buns comes from my favorite...

White Chocolate Easter Bark - the quickest treat you can make this Easter!

White Chocolate Easter Bark

I avoided it for as long as possible. I turned a blind eye when I would pass the aisle at the store. But then…it was…inevitable. It was time. Time for Easter chocolate. Here we are, my friends....

This easy Asparagus, Ham and Kale Frittata is full of your favorite spring vegetables and delicious for lunch, brunch, or sliced for on-the-go breakfasts!

Asparagus, Ham and Kale Frittata

We got caught in the rain yesterday. Perhaps I shouldn’t be too surprised – it seems that lately, every Sunday brings its showers, but I was fooled. The morning treated us to some sunshine and a touch...

Green Goddess Avocado Toast - this may just be the ultimate avocado toast, ever.

Green Goddess Avocado Toast

Partly because my social feeds bled emerald for St. Patrick’s Day yesterday, and partly because the sun emerged this week to reveal brilliantly green hills with carpets of gorgeous mustard, and mostly because I was hungry for...

Better make a double batch. These White Chocolate Chip and Currant Oatmeal Cookies will disappear before your eyes!

Simple Sundays | White Chocolate Chip and Currant Oatmeal Cookies

It happened around the time that little girls decked out in green uniforms and sashes were knocking door to door. The big cookie craving began. Starting with my husband, the first request came. Well, actually, it was...