Food

Brag About Your Sexy Diet With Cauliflower Tortillas

Cauliflower Tortilla

If you’re going on a diet and not posting it about it on every social media site in the universe, are you really on a diet? The answer is no. And it’s a “lifestyle change”, you idiot. Now, you know I’ve obnoxiously accomplished The Whole30, which means I now have the right to brag about how knowledgeable and healthy I am and how I know how to read food labels.

Due to an obsession with consuming the macaroni and cheese at my work cafeteria multiple times a week, I’m now embarking on a health journey once again. I’m following loose Whole30 guidelines, but incorporating foods made with Whole30 ingredients (naughty) and continuing to drink booze because I’ve already been a psycho once and I don’t think I can do it again. For all of you haters – yes, I know this isn’t the real Whole30. Calm down and read on for one of my favorite healthy treats – cauliflower tortillas!  

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Food

The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Shines Bright Like a Diamond

Fish Taco TKO San Diego

Now that Thanksgiving has passed and my stomach has settled, I’m excited to reflect on one of the best foodie events of the year, the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival! My experience last year was nothing short of amazing, and not much has changed this time around. Between the Fish Taco TKO and the Grand Tasting, this week is better than that one Real Housewives of Orange County episode where Alexis discovers Smirnoff Ice in the middle of a Texas BBQ.

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Gossip Life

An Open Letter to Donald Trump

Open Letter to Donald Trump

Dear Donald, 

I have to start off by saying that you were not my candidate, I did not vote for you and I do not think highly of you. Your fear-fueled, misguided campaign did not inspire me to “make America great again”. The comments you’ve made in the past year (and throughout your entire life) are unbelievable and out of line. I don’t believe you are fit to be the President of the United States. I don’t believe you know what the fuck you’re doing. I believe you are a Giant Douche. But that’s not what this is about.

I’m not here to discuss the past. I’m not here to talk about how terrible I think your campaign was or how horrible I think you are or how dangerous your future plans are. What’s done is done. You set out to capture a certain group of voters, and you successfully gained the support of tens of millions of Americans. I’m disappointed in the result, I’m sad, and I don’t agree with you or your supporters, however, I am friends with some of those supporters, and that is what inspired me to write this. 

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Life

Cycling, Sweating and Crushing It at PURE Indoor Cycling

Pure Indoor Cycling SD

My oh my has it been a week! Lately, I’ve been feeling insanely busy, exhausted and somewhat crazy. I’ve also been experiencing the very real internal struggle of choosing between stress eating and working out to calm my nerves. To be honest, stress eating is more of my style (plus, we know I don’t do so well with diets), but deep down I know that getting an intense workout in makes me feel about one million times better than downing a bottle of wine and a gallon of mac ‘n’ cheese. That brings me to my latest obsession, Pure Indoor Cycling.

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Food

How to Plan a Fall Fiesta When it Doesn’t Feel Like Fall

Fall Party Tips in San Diego

It’s late September and fall has officially arrived. Basic betches all over Pinterest are talking about Ugg Boots, Pumpkin Spice Lattes and infinity scarves. Meanwhile, in San Diego, it’s literally one million degrees and all I can think about is the fact that I’m already sick of every piece of summer clothing I own.

While I might be ready for fall, San Diego (and the rest of Southern California) clearly is not. Temperatures are set to stick around the mid-seventies for the rest of the week, and heat waves are sure to arise. So, ditch the hot apple cider by the fireplace (for now) and make your fall get-together heat friendly with yummy recipes from Taste of Home’s Simple & Delicious Cookbook and tips from yours truly.

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Food

Welcome to the Neighborhood: RakiRaki Ramen and Pokirrito

RakiRaki Ramen Pokirrito

If I wasn’t already obsessed with living in Little Italy, the obsession just got a lot more intense with the addition of RakiRaki Ramen and Pokirrito! After expanding their Convoy spot to San Diego’s hottest neighborhood, RakiRaki serves up their famous mouth-watering ramen right on India Street and, now, delicious poke at neighboring Pokirrito. Read on for an inside look at this kickass new spot!

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Food Travel

Lollapalooza, Chi Town & Food That Slayed My Entire Life

Lollapalooza Music Festival

I made the short journey over to Chicago not too long ago to visit a friend (pssst… Kristie), dance the days/nights away at Lollapalooza and eat my weight in delicious foods. I’m not exactly sure how I survived four sweaty days of this music fest (surrounded by hoards of teenagers rolling balls and trying to sneak booze from older, less sweaty concert goers), but somehow I did. Here’s what went down.

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