Author Archives: Nicole

Caldo De Vegetales – Mexican Style Vegetable Soup

Caldo De Vegetales I’ve gone a little soup crazy lately because it has been so cold here in our usual sunny California. Regardless, I do love a delicious Caldo De Vegetales, which translates to Mexican Style Vegetable Soup, not literally, … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Shortbread Chocolate Cookies

Peanut Butter Shortbread chocolate cookies: I’m such a sucker for shortbread. Recently I decided my shortbread should be peanut buttered and finished with chocolate. I took this idea a step further and sugared the cookies for a perfectly sweet crusty … Continue reading

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Vegan Menudo Made With Mushrooms

Vegan Menudo: Vegan Menudo is the exact thing I’ve been waiting to make. I remember years ago my Uncle Ron telling me he had a friend who was vegetarian who had started making meatless menudo with mushrooms as the replacement … Continue reading

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Pistachio Fig Goat Cheese Ball

My man is leaving on tour soon, which means he is requesting I make all his favorite snacks and foods while he’s still home. The picture above being one of them. Have you ever tried a Pistachio Fig Goat Cheese … Continue reading

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Vegetable Enchilada Casserole

I’m gonna share my Vegetable Enchilada Casserole recipe with you, but first let me say this: By nature I am a social butterfly…Put me in a room with complete strangers and we will be pals within 5 minutes.  Any of … Continue reading

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How To Make Vegan / Vegetarian Tamales

I’ve been a vegetarian for over 3 years now. I remember when I first decided to go meatless some of my closest friends snickered at me and called my new diet ‘hipster’ or ‘trendy.’  I didn’t understand the aggression. In … Continue reading

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Unbelievably Delicious Fruitcake For The Holidays

If you’re going to post a fruitcake recipe, then make sure it’s an out-of-this-world- unbelievably delicious fruitcake recipe… if not, why bother. I’ve taken a little break

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Easy Sugared Cranberries

  I’m that girl, the one that likes sparkly fruit for the top of cakes or to eat by the handful or to simply put in a bowl to use as garnish where needed. Well let’s face it the holidays … Continue reading

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Find Flatout Bread With FlatoutFinder.com

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Flatout Flatbread. All opinions are my own. In the world of trying to eat right, Flatout Flatbread and I have become fast pals. I’m sure you’ve noticed my #FlatoutLove expressed throughout my blog and … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones Snake Cookies For The Hollywood Bowl Screening!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Allied Contigo. All opinions and recipe are 100% my own. I’ve lived in City Terrace / East Los Angeles my whole life and never have I seen advertisement for any form of art/entertainment hanging … Continue reading

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