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Food Friday, Recipes

Yup, it’s officially fall in San Diego!! Technically, fall begins on September 21st, but up until last week, San Diego was still experiencing the 100˚ + heat wave. It’s 64˚ today and officially fall because I just made my first pumpkin loaf of the season!! I’m really excited, to say the least!

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Homemade Chow Mein Recipe

Food Friday, Recipes

This very easy to make chow mein recipe is one of my most requested meals that I make at home! It’s packed with veggies and has so much flavor in every bite. Learn how to make chow mein that literally tastes better than Panda Express + it’s mom approved and that’s what counts!

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Lentil Soup Recipe (Shorbat Adas)

Food Friday, Recipes

Hii Everyone! Coming to you with a really yummy and vegetarian-friendly soup as the cold weather approaches. Recently, I traveled to Canada for my cousin’s wedding and it was freezing! I mean 36 degrees fahrenheit kind of freezing and was craving this soup! As I live in San Diego, our fall and winter nights can range from 40-65 degrees, not bad in comparison to my peeps along the east coast. Being middle eastern, I grew up eating this soup and I love changing it up here and there to keep things interesting. Also, it’s typical for a middle eastern to have lentil soup in the morning for breakfast, but I prefer to eat soup for lunch or dinner. Keep on reading for the recipe– hope you enjoy! xx

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DIY: Acai Bowl Recipe

Food Friday, Recipes

Hey Everyone! Today’s post was highly requested on my snapchat & on my last blog post!
You guys asked & you shall receive!  Let’s get started! 🙂


  • Nutribullet: A blender, this is the one I use & I’ve been using it for over a year now! Love it for smoothies, shakes, etc.
  • Sambazon Acai Berry (Original Blend) SuperFruit Packs– I purchased mine at Sprouts.
  • Strawberries, bananas, blueberries, blackberries, silk milk & oats were also purchased from Sprouts.

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Food Friday, San Diego

Hey Everyone! As many of you know, I like to feature local businesses on my blog on Fridays!
So let’s get back into the swing of things with another FOOD FRIDAY post!
Today we are talking about an acai bowl from the Santee Coffee Corner.


Acai bowls have been trending in San Diego for about a year now… I see more and more smoothie/coffee spots offering to make and sell acai bowls now. Acai is known as a “superfood” from Brazil and it is ohhh so tasty and well deserving of the frequent buzz. Acai is a tropical fruit and it’s normally served in a bowl, rarely in a cup, which is why it’s generated the name “acai bowl.” It looks very much like ice cream or a sorbet, if you will, and let’s just say that it’s a healthier alternative as opposed to a bagel or a breakfast sandwich from McDonald’s, you’re catching my drift, right?  Continue Reading

Food Friday | Eating Healthy with Graze- Photos & Review :)

Food Friday, Graze

Hey Everyone 🙂
Today’s post features a new favorite for me from GRAZE!

So here I am with my Graze 8 pack sampler of yummy snacks! For those of you who don’t know me, I love to snack, but mostly junk food, until about a year ago. I keep the occasional junk food to a minimum now. I love that these snacks are HEALTHY and TASTY. These delicious snacks are 150 calories or less, non-GMO, and no transfats. DSC01374I love that these snacks can be delivered to your door, whether you want them delivered to your house or place of employment. With over 100 different recipes, graze handpicks based on what you “like” or “don’t like” on the site. These snacks are perfect for school, work, & on the go! DSC01377Graze offers a 4 snack variety box and delivers it weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly nationwide at a cost of $6.99 or the 8 snack variety box contains double the snacks, and a great deal at only $11.99 🙂 I’m already signed up for the 2nd box. Get your FREE box using the code ‘ ARTIST ‘