Lunch Idea: Grain Salads

I recently got on a kick of making grain salads, which are very packable for lunch at your newly “back to the office” job. They can be very healthy and can be changed depending on what is in store in the fridge. Also, you can use ready packaged ingredients, like…

Feel Better & Eat Chocolate 🍫🀎

Dark chocolate is especially high in antioxidants Hey babes! Today we are so excited to share info on one of our faves. Let’s go and graze on chocolate and feel good about it. First, let’s clear up the difference between cocoa and cacao. Cocoa is processed at a much higher…

This and That: What is Red Light?

Have you ever heard the term “red light district” to describe a very shady part of town? Well, this isn’t that kind of red light! This kind of red light is good! Red light therapy is low wavelength red light that is used to improve the skin’s appearance. It has…

Series Review: The Terminal List

The main protagonists The Amazon Prime series starring Chris Pratt has gotten some notoriety because for the most part, critics hate it while the majority of viewers love it. For me (Christina’s mom), the great incentive to watch was Chris Pratt. And, I like adventure stories, so I gave it…

Rumi: A Poet for Our Times

Have you ever seen those cute, sometimes trite sayings quoted here and there by someone named “Rumi”? I always thought “Rumi” was some yoga instructor from the 1990’s that had a clever way with words once in a while. I finally decided to check out “Rumi” and guess what: Jalal…

Cool Soup: Gazpacho

Cool and refreshing soup Christina’s mom here again: Gazpacho is a quick, easy meal that will cool you in these hot days of summer. Gazpacho is a cold Spanish soup made of raw vegetables. It even sounds healthy! There are as many recipes for gazpacho as there are cooks, but…

South of France Flair: Dinner on a Hot Night

Such a colorful mouth-watering presentation! Not to be confused: this is Christina’s mom. In our fam, we have an inside joke, “eat something light,” which was once said to Christina’s dad by a coworker when out to dinner (hint, hint…he needed to lose a few pounds). 😁 During the hot…

A Day at the Balboa Bay Club: Cars and Coffee Event

Hey everyone! I had a fantastic day attending the Balboa Bay Club Cars and Coffee even for Father’s Day this year! I had such a beautiful time going to the event and experiencing all the fantastic muscle cars and how they all told a unique individual story. Balboa Bay Club…

Recipe Corner: 100% Great Cheesecake

Hey friends! Ready for a cheesecake recipe that will blow you into Jupiter and Mar’s? This cheesecake is one certainly for the stars! Our cheesecake is a total knock out, but we certainly have alternate favorites we love for our on-the-go ladies! For one, head on over to the famous…