Category: Recipes

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[recipe] quesataco with cilantro garlic sauce

I was invited to participate again (yay!) in the Del Real Recipe Challenge (voting begins soon!). I racked my brain about what I wanted to create this year and after a little trip down to Mexico I got inspired by...

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[recipe] jackfruit banana bread with lime and coconut

This week is was our turn for Breakfast Club at work. Originally I was going to try and do breakfast pizzas, but Minion wanted to bring in breakfast burritos again (he does this regularly so sometimes I call him Burrito...

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homemade burritos and snacks for new year’s eve

For New Year’s Eve this year I decided to change up the usual snacks that I did. But first… let’s look at a little bit of a quickie lunch that Jake and I had earlier in the day. There’s a market...

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oatmeal pecan cookies for the 2015 food blogger cookie swap

I once again decided to participate in the 2015 Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap by making some awesome Oatmeal Pecan Cookies. Each blogger who participated made a donation and the money is donated to Cookies for Kid’s Cancer. Participation involves mailing out three batches...

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[recipe] sesame chicken noodles + a giveaway

Last weekend Laura, Jake, T, Maya and I headed up to Julian for our annual trip to the mountains. It finally feels like fall in San Diego, hooray! A nice walk in Julian would be good since I started using...

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bbq’s, oak by absolut, and summer dinners on the grill

IT IS SUMMER! Just in case you had no idea. Tourists visiting San Diego the last few days might have been thinking, “What in the world? Why is it cloudy?” but us year-rounders know all about the “June Gloom”. I’m just...

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getaway to the desert: our stay in morongo valley

We headed out to the desert on Saturday around mid-morning. There was no way I wanted to leave on a Friday before a long weekend – can you imagine the hellish traffic that would have been waiting for us?! We...

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breakfast quesadillas

I made these for Sunday morning: Breakfast Quesadillas. I actually got the idea from a Pinterest post about breakfast burritos but I didn’t look hard enough in Jake’s kitchen to see there were big tortillas. All I saw were the little corn taco sized one and on the fly it went from breakfast burritos to breakfast tacos to breakfast quesadillas since I realized tacos would probably fall apart in the pan. I really wanted that crispy outside edge and quesadillas would be easier to heat up that way.