Category Archives: American

Chicken & Shrimp Gumbo

Even though the weather is heating up, I love a nice soup now and then. I saw that shrimp was on sale at the market and decided it was the perfect time to try making gumbo.   Ingredients 2 Tbsp … Continue reading

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Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?

I stumbled upon this TED TALK and thought it was very intriguing! As a nursing student, I constantly see a variety of chronic diseases that are preventable. It really irritates me to see half of the patients on a hospital … Continue reading

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Lentil & Walnut Loaf

I like to browse other health food blogs and one that I go to often is “Oh She Glows.”  I was intrigued by her recipe for faux-meatloaf and decided to give it a try. You can view the original recipe … Continue reading

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Rosemary Chicken Paillard Sandwich

I was inspired to make a Rosemary Chicken Paillard Sandwich because I often order it at Fenix 5-4. It’s super simple but so tasty!! Ingredients Chicken breast or thighs Fresh Rosemary Salt & pepper Sourdough bread (or any bread of … Continue reading

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Cinnabuns and Nursing School

If you haven’t already noticed, the frequency of my posts have been sparse.  Why? Because I’ve recently traded in my frying pan for a stethoscope. Yes yes, I have began nursing school.  Therefore, my free time is very limited.  All … Continue reading

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Mini Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

All of my recent posts have been healthy…so now it’s time for some sinful sweets! One day I got a compulsion to make pineapple upside down cake.  My family ate it in celebration of the birth of my niece.  It … Continue reading

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Coconut Granola

Everyone loves granola but it’s so dang expensive! I just make it from scratch because it’s so easy and I can control the amount of sugar that goes into it. To boost the health benefits, I use coconut oil. Coconut … Continue reading

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My Raw Vegan Experience

My sister, a dedicated vegetarian, took me to eat my first full raw vegan meal at 118 degrees in Costa Mesa, CA.  On Sundays they have a 4 course meal option.  My sister got the meal so that we could … Continue reading

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Basil Grilled Vegetable Sandwich with Goat Cheese

I came up with my own version of this sandwich to impress a certain someone. Let me just say, it’s so delicious that he instantly fell in love. The flavors of this veggie sandwich are so rich that you’ll forget … Continue reading

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Bay Area Adventures!

About a month ago, I went to the bay area to visit a dear friend.  Like LA, the bay has an abundance of interesting foods! Basically, I was in food heaven the whole time.  Here is some of the food … Continue reading

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