Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken Tender, slow cooked chicken simmering in a honey garlic sauce. This is an easy and delicious meal. These last few days my kitchen has smelled wonderful because I’ve been making pot after pot of this. I’ve been testing out different versions trying to perfect this recipe and Mr. K has […]

Pitaya Plus Juice

Pitaya Plus Juice

Pitaya Plus Juice What is pitaya? I had no idea until I looked it up. Pitaya is the fruit of several cactus species, including dragonfruit. As a dragonfruit lover, I felt a little embarrassed not knowing this. Not only does dragonfruit look cool and exotic to match its name, it’s also considered a superfruit with […]

Cronuts from Vons

Cronuts from Vons

Cronuts from Vons I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, but I tried Vons’ version of Cronuts last month, which are labeled “donut croissant.” I kept seeing them when I was shopping and curiosity got the better of me. The cronut copycats are not in the fresh donut section, but rather in the other bakery […]

Sucré Chocolates Giveaway

Sucré Chocolates Giveaway

Sucré Chocolates Giveaway Please note, this giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to entry #90! Remember my Sucré macarons giveaway? Well the wonderful boutique from New Orleans recently offered another giveaway to my readers, a set of their beautiful artisan chocolate bars. The Seven Bar Chocolate Collection includes seven chocolate bars, with unique flavors including Pistachio […]

Burger Lounge’s Game Changer Burger Series

Burger Lounge’s Game Changer Burger Series

Burger Lounge’s Game Changer Burger Series A few weeks ago, I was invited to a media dinner to try out Burger Lounge’sGame Changer Burger Series, a set of limited time seasonal game meat burgers. Organic Quinoa SaladOrganic Quinoa, Arugula, Spinach, Kale, Roasted Baby Squash, Corn, Tomato, Red Onion, Toasted Almonds, Feta, Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette Before […]

Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Ideas With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought I’d do a post sharing some recipe ideas and tips. Appetizer/Sides Avocado Bacon Fries Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts Bacon Wrapped Avocado Fries Brazilian Cheese Breads Crispy Oven Baked Fries Double Stuffed Potatoes Mushroom Pizzas Pumpkin Hummus Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes Breads 40 Minute Rolls Butter […]

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos)

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos)

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos) We don’t make our way over to San Marcos often, so when we were in the area last time, I tried to maximize our visit by stopping by the Phil’s BBQ location in San Marcos. This was our first time visiting this location, and I was surprised to find that the […]

OXO Giveaway

OXO Giveaway

OXO Giveaway Recently I was provided with a set of OXO LockTop containers. I was pretty excited. I’m a big fan of OXO kitchen gadgets and have various ones in my house like the apple divider, peeler, mango splitter, just to name a few. Basically when in doubt, I usually by OXO brand because I’ve […]

Pesto Cauliflower Rice with Salmon

Pesto Cauliflower Rice with Salmon

Pesto Cauliflower Rice with Salmon This easy and flavorful pesto cauliflower rice dish makes the perfect low-carb side. You can eat it with salmon, shrimp, chicken and more. I whipped up some kale basil pesto but you can use ready-made pesto or make your own. I am currently in love with this pesto cauliflower rice. It’s […]

The Incredible Cheesecake Company

The Incredible Cheesecake Company

The Incredible Cheesecake Company The Incredible Cheesecake Company is a small shop that offers nearly 70 flavors of cheesecake. You can view the full menu here. After CC and I had dessert at Soltan Banoo, we stopped in for some slices to-go. The chalkboard displayed the flavors available that day. The cheesecakes were on display […]