Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2018

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival 2018Disney California Adventure Food and Wine festival is going on from March 2nd to April 12th!

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL 2018 is finally here (March 2nd – April 12th)! I was invited to a delicious day of learning all about the annual Food & Wine Festival and of course sampling too. Let me start Continue reading

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Caldo De Vegetales – Mexican Style Vegetable Soup

Caldo De Vegetales
Caldo de vegetales which is Mexican Style Vegetable Soup

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, but literally. What makes it Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Shortbread Chocolate Cookies

Peanut Butter Shortbread chocolate cookies:
Peanut butter shortbread chocolate cookies are a real treat for any cookie lover.

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 texture. As I was making the cookies Continue reading

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Vegan Menudo Made With Mushrooms

Vegan Menudo:
Vegan menudo using mushrooms

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 for the tripe. At the time I couldn’t wrap my head around it. Menudo is something I was raised on, and Continue reading

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Pistachio Fig Goat Cheese Ball

This Pistachio Fig Goat Cheese Ball is perfect for snacking and entertaining.

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 Ball? It’s kinda the perfect Continue reading

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Vegetable Enchilada Casserole

Vegetable Enchilada Casserole is a vegetarian dream come true. Meatless MexicanI’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 my closest friends will tell you I am a chatterbox.  Yes, I’m the girl that talks to the ticket taker at the movie Continue reading

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How To Make Vegan / Vegetarian Tamales

This recipe will show you how to make vegan tamales and vegetarian tamales too. 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 fact, vegetarianism wasn’t new to me at the time. Continue reading

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Unbelievably Delicious Fruitcake For The Holidays

Unbelievably delicious fruitcake that has a gingerbread aftertaste! YUMIf 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 Continue reading

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Easy Sugared Cranberries


easy sugared cranberries are perfect to use as a garnish

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 are not complete without sugared cranberries. We all need a solution to bring easy sugared cranberries to life. I got it and I’m sharing it with you. 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 social media channels alike. A few months ago I had the pleasure of working on the above Continue reading

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