LA is notorious for having trendy eateries and hotspots. But everyone who lives in LA knows many of those places are a little overhyped and overpriced. Luckily I’ve done my research (aka a lot of eating) and have come up with a list of some of some of my favorite restaurants that are worth the hype and the terrible valet costs. Beverly-Grove The Bazaar: I celebrated my 30th Birthday here and absolutely loved it. My friend called this place a “dining experience” and that describes it perfectly. From the service to the décor to the unique food, it’s a foodie’s […]

Trendy LA Restaurants Worth the Hype

  While I love cooking, I don’t always have the time or energy to cook a full dinner during the weekday. So in efforts to cut down on cooking time and overspending on ordering out, I’ve been cooking ahead to make meals that last us for a couple days. I’ve been mixing things up and one of my favorite new recipes is this simple, delicious pasta salad. While it’s easy to make, it’s full of flavorful and anything but the typical boring pasta salad (hence the name). Give it a try, I’m sure you’ll love it! Ingredients: 1/2 box of […]

Not Your Mama’s Pasta Salad

Acai Bowls are hugely popular here in California and Hawaii (Anything fresh and healthy is usually an automatic hit in these areas). Originally from Brazil, Acai is considered a “superfruit” because it’s loaded with antioxidants. If you’ve never had an Acai Bowl, it’s similar to a smoothie/sorbet consistency that’s then topped with fresh fruit, granola or any of your favorite toppings (chai seeds, almond butter, honey…etc). They’re actually quite simple to make at home. Below is how I make my Acai bowls, hope you give it a try, I’m sure you’ll love them! The below makes (1) Acai Bowl Ingredients […]

How to Make an Acai Bowl