salmon banh mi wrap

Last weekend, I attended my first Natural Products Expo in Anaheim, also known as Expo West on the West Coast.  I only did three days of it, but it was so amazing and full of fantastic new items – as well as a handful of familiar favorites!  I left the show with three packed shopping […]

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a raw, fresh perspective. {so-cal recap}

Spoiler Alert: There is a recipe for a raw, vegan key lime cheesecake at the end of this post. Now, before you start thinking I went full-on granola hippie since my last post, I have no qualms about cooking with full-fat butter and cream or eating a (very rare) steak. When you’re surrounded by really good […]

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beautiful los angeles.

By now you all know how much I love Los Angeles.  It’s my Southern California roots that keep me fiercely loyal to LA and San Diego while San Franciscans love to hate on the lower half of our state.  And yes, while the traffic and triple-digit summer temperatures can be absolutely miserable, the beach, the […]

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