Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2013«

Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes – with strawberries on top

March 31, 2013


I love cooking for people, so holiday’s are usually a fun event for me, when I’m in the mood. OK so I’m a girl, sometimes I’m in the mood to cook and sometimes not. But creating a work of art, that is pleasing to the tummy and taste buds, is something I really enjoy doing. […]

Wolfgang Puck Bistro – Universal City Walk

March 28, 2013


I challenge you to find someone who hasn’t heard the name Wolfgang Puck. I know of Wolfgang Puck, but learned a few new things about this culinary master recently: * Although Wolfgang is Austrian, he is a french trained chef. * His most famous restaurant is Spago is one of only three restaurants in Los […]

Tips for Traveling with Teens

March 23, 2013


Living with teenagers is challenging enough, but traveling with teenagers can be exasperating – or exhilarating with some pre-trip planning and ground rules. Here are a few tips for a fulfilling vacation with easily bored young adults. Rent a video on your destination from the library or buy a travel DVD from Amazon or Barnes […]

Quick – Mini Penne and Veges

March 19, 2013


Here is my first recipe, many more to come. Like so many others, I love to create in my kitchen.  I also have no patience. So quick delicious meals are my favorite things. Here’s one such favorite everyone seems to love. Shhhh don’t tell them it is healthy!  Fresh foods are always best in my […]

Medifast Diet Experience – Part Two

March 17, 2013


In follow up to my earlier post, I am sharing what I eat in a typical day on the diet. Three weeks and 11 pounds lost so far. I eat something about every two hours. Yeah it might not be a juicy In and Out Burger but I can have gourmet salads, lobster, crab, steak, […]

Some Interesting Sights in San Francisco

March 15, 2013


All within two blocks of Union Square…

My Medifast Diet Experience and French Tarts

March 11, 2013


This isn’t a travel blog post, or restaurant review, but a food post – about french baking and diets. It all starts with my quest to perfect French baking, in November 2012. I had a burning desire to get these special exquisite desserts mastered in my kitchen -especially French tarts. I believe the passion began […]