Gaby’s Guide to Santa Barbara

I’m having a major love affair with Santa Barbara. Having been 5 times in the last 7 months, I’d say it was high time for my super fab Gaby’s Guide to Santa Barbara including where to eat, stay and what to do! Eat: Scarlett Begonia – without a doubt my favorite place for breakfast! The breakfast […]

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Death By Chocolate

Death By Chocolate is date night in GOLD! Here’s the deal. I’m all about a majorly decadent dessert. If it’s just semi-decadent, I don’t need it. It has to be all about the big splurge and this Death By Chocolate recipe is exactly that. Layers of homemade brownies doused in Kahlua layered with freshly whipped cream […]

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10 Healthy Recipes for a Fresh Start in 2015

New Year, New You right? Heck yes!! I’m not really into dieting, I’ve tried it before and it never ends up working out. But I do believe in having a arsenal of healthy recipes to kick start some clean eating! I’m taking the next few weeks to really reset after all that holiday eating.Over the next […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Tart

Remember the Salted Chocolate Tart with a Kettle Chip Crust from last holiday season. It was a mega game changer for anyone who made it! And this year we’re stepping it up a notch with this Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Tart for my upcoming Friendsgiving party! I’ve been a mega Kettle Brand  fan since I ventured […]

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Pecorino Basil Skinny Fries

Can we talk about my uncontrollable obsession for skinny fries. They are just so perfect. So skinny and crisp and perfectly seasoned. They are too good to pass up! Especially when seasoned with Pecorino cheese and freshly cut basil! While they might be skinny they certainly don’t help you fit into skinny jeans, but seeing as […]

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Grilled Pickles

Have you guys ever grilled pickles? What? Did some of you say no?! Well, today’s your day, because that is what’s going on in my kitchen right this very minute. My love for quality pickles has been in full force the last few years. And these Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic pickles make accessing epic pickles […]

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Fiesta Fries

French Fries. Guacamole. Pico. Cheese. Sour Cream. I mean, what more could you ask for on a MONDAY?! Fiesta Fries. Because we’re getting ready for some serious Cinco de Mayo celebration and Fiesta Fries are an obvious addition to the fiesta. I’m down with any excuse to eat french fries. I’m also suuuuuper down with […]

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Super Bowl Party Menu

It’s time to get serious. Game day. Super Bowl. Football. Finger Food. It’s all going down in a few days and we’ve got to be prepared. I’m talking seriously prepared. We need menus, and shopping lists, and cocktails. We’re not messing around this year. I’ve rounded up my all time favorite Super Bowl snacks so […]

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Roasted Red Pepper Goat Cheese Sauce. Oh snap. It’s happening. I can’t remember where I first saw Whole Roasted Cauliflower but after seeing it again over on Bon Appétit, I knew it was time to get down to business. I’m a big fan of a fantastic veggie side dish, roasted potatoes […]

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Arugula Pesto Turkey Tartine

Leftover turkey? No problem – make these Arugula Pesto Turkey Tartines and call it a day! Plus 10 other fantastic Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes Thanksgiving is tomorrow. TOMORROW PEOPLE. It’s the ultimate food holiday. The best day to get your food coma face on. The day where it’s acceptable to unbutton your pants at the dinner table […]

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2013 Thanksgiving Menu

With Thanksgiving officially less than 2 weeks away, I thought I’d share my menu! I won’t lie, I’ve had this planned since September. To put it mildly, I’m an obsessive planner. It’s just how my world turns. I also like to plan ahead because we’re spending Thanksgiving at my parents house this year and while […]

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Coconut Chicken Curry

A crazy addictive Coconut Chicken Curry made with a rich coconut creamy sauce, chicken, potatoes, eggplant and topped with fresh basil and freshly squeezed lime juice! Here’s the thing, I don’t get sick. I’m tough and I refuse to let myself slow down. That is up until this past weekend. I guess after 5 years […]

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