Epicure Market in Coral Gables

So excited to visit the new Epicure Market in Coral Gables!  It's located at the ground floor of the Gables Ponce building right on the corner of Le Jeune and Ponce de Leon.  It was about time they expanded to another location besides the current Miami Beach and Sunny Isles location.  Now us main-landers can [...]


The Juice Spot

Get Zen at the Juice Spot! Literally, Get Zen, it's the smoothie I had on my first visit to The Juice Spot.  The Juice Spot is Miami's first organic cold pressed juice and wifi bar opened by Savannah James, Lebron James' wife.  She and her business partner/personal trainer, David Alexander, created the recipes for the [...]

Lagniappe House

Finally checked out Lagniappe House recently with a group of friends and so glad I did! It's a great place for groups and has a nice casual atmosphere. The type of place you can sit back and relax with a nice bottle of wine and good wholesome simple food.  They have a variety of wines [...]

Food for Thought: James Beard

Who’s James Beard? And why do we care?? Whenever I see that a restaurant or chef has a James Beard award I’m impressed and I know it’s a prestigious award, but why? I decided to get the details on this James Beard character. Image via:http://threethreefive.com/2013-jamesbeardfoundationawards   Coined the “Dean of American cookery” by the New [...]

Skinny Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Skinny Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Can skinny and bread go in the same sentence?  Yep! Here's a recipe I found on Pinterest for skinny chocolate chip banana bread that I've made several times; so I can definitely tell you its yummy!  It comes out really tasty and it's lower in calories than regular banana bread so you won't feel that [...]

Thirsty Thursdays! Pisco Sours

It's almost Friday but I can't wait to share some cocktail inspiration.  I was lucky to spend 3 amazing weeks in Buenos Aires, Argentina this past Sept./Oct. and fell in love.  It's an amazing city! One of the many things I will never forget is actually a blended pisco sour I had at Green Bamboo; a [...]

The Cherry on Top!

Looking to include more healthy foods in your diet this year?  It's easier than you think! After having a bowl of sweet cherries with my lunch I decided to include their health benefits here and hopefully inspire you to include cherries and other fruits into your diets as well. See below for their health benefits. Health [...]