Healthy Food Bloggers I Love

Every week, my goal is to cook something different that is delicious and healthy. After I went through all of Maria Menounos' "The EveryGirl's Guide to Cooking" book, I went to my local bookstore and searched online for even more healthy recipes, but I couldn't find any that I was really interested in. I decided to [...]

By | 2017-08-28T18:26:14+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Archive, Cooking and Baking, Home|0 Comments

My Favorite SoCal Wines + Giveaway

I am extremely passionate about California wines. Wine tasting and education is a must if you live in California, you really develop a deep appreciation for the process and dedication that the winemakers go through in making each batch. My goal when I get into my 40s is to open up a wine bistro and [...]

Bourbon Brownie Bars

Okay, I'll admit it: I am not a brownie fan, but these Bourbon Brownie Bars that my mom makes are to die for. I request them each time I go home to Florida for a holiday visit. My mom usually makes these around Christmas time, but they can also be a hit at New Year's Eve [...]

By | 2016-12-30T10:49:23+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Archive, Cooking and Baking, Home|0 Comments

Ukrainian Holiday Recipes

Christmas is a very special time in my family because we get to come together and celebrate the holiday with our homemade, authentic Ukrainian dishes and make memories. These recipes have been in my dad's family for centuries and I wanted to share a few of them with you. They definitely are the best tasting [...]

By | 2016-12-17T12:38:19+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Archive, Cooking and Baking, Home|0 Comments

Giving Thanks, Giving Back

I cannot believe Thanksgiving week is already here! Where has the time gone? :) I usually spend Thanksgiving with friends, I don't go home to visit with my parents. Christmas is usually the more dominant holiday in my family. The first year I was in the LA area , I started feeling a bit overwhelmed [...]

By | 2016-12-16T21:10:20+00:00 November 20th, 2016|Archive, Cooking and Baking, Home|0 Comments

Fall Recipes To Try

Fall is my favorite season of the year! If you check out my Pinterest page and click on the "Fall" category, you'll see how much I adore it. I love the crisp, cool air and changing colors. It's also a great time to break out the squash, pumpkin and apples for cooking and baking! I [...]

By | 2016-12-16T21:10:20+00:00 October 30th, 2016|Archive, Cooking and Baking, Home|0 Comments

Maria Menounos’ EveryGirl’s Guide to Cooking: Part III

I'm back with part 3 of recipe reviews from my girl crush Maria Menounos' EveryGirl's Guide to Cooking book! This will be my last review for awhile, as I have done most of the recipes that I have wanted to try so far. As you saw in Part I and Part II, I give my comments, rating and the [...]

By | 2016-12-16T21:10:22+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Archive, Cooking and Baking, Home|0 Comments

Maria Menounos’ Every Girl’s Guide to Cooking: Part II

I'm back with Part II of my cooking adventure with Maria Menounos' "Every Girl's Guide to Cooking" book! As you saw in Part I, I give my comments, rating and the total number of times I swore. I am still having fun with cooking, although I must admit that chopping vegetables and fruit isn't really [...]

By | 2016-12-16T21:10:26+00:00 July 10th, 2016|Archive, Cooking and Baking, Home|0 Comments

Khloé Kardashian’s Bomb Cheesecake

As I stated in another post, baking is more of my passion than cooking, so I decided to try and make Khloé Kardashian's Bomb Cheesecake for my company's potluck! In her recipe, she likes to use melted caramels for the topping. I am more of a fruit lover, so I decided to make fresh strawberry sauce for [...]

By | 2016-12-16T21:10:26+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Archive, Cooking and Baking, Home|0 Comments

Maria Menounos’ EveryGirl’s Guide to Cooking: Part I

It's no secret that Maria Menounos is my girl crush. She is currently the Managing Editor for E! News and in the past has reported for Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. I first started watching her when she was a reporter at Channel One News, a 30 minute news segment for students in selected elementary, [...]

By | 2016-12-16T21:10:27+00:00 June 12th, 2016|Archive, Cooking and Baking, Home|0 Comments