Leonardo DiCaprio Wants You To Eat Vegan Burgers

Leonardo DiCaprio is investing in a plant-based, vegan burger company. The CEO of Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat this week (Oct. 17) announced that DiCaprio had added the company to the list of groups that receive his financial support as part of the actor’s bigger initiative to curb climate change. “I am thrilled to officially welcome…

Food Trends: Poop-Themed Cafe

A “toilet-themed dessert bar”? Desserts that look like crap? No folks I am not making this up. There is an actual popular Poop Cafe in Canada! While the idea of eating out of a toilet may not appeal to most of us (me included), the cafe is proving popular with lots of tourists. The cafe is…

Jack Skellington Macarons

Halloween is around the corner… and that means marathon watching of one of my favorite movies, ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’.  My kids are getting older so my son is able to help me in the kitchen. This is fun to do with the kids since they can write and draw on the macarons. Jack Skellington…

Red Pepper Jam Macarons

This was a fun recipe I had in mind when I received some Red Pepper Jam from Jammy Yummy.  Jammy Yummy is a company that makes all their jams from fresh vegetables.  I wasn’t sure how I wanted to bake with this product and then I had a great idea to use the jam as a…

Creamy Lobster Bisque

One of my all-time favorite dishes to eat, and also a meal I hate to make lol Be forewarned…this recipe is not a quick and easy dish to prepare. Takes time and patience and lots of food prep. However the ending result is most definitely worth it. Creamy Lobster Bisque   This recipe calls for…

Houston Hotspots: Street Art

If I didn’t mention it before (for the millionth time) I live in Houston, TX.  And although it’s the 4th largest city in the country not many people will travel here for leisure.  However if you do decide to stop by in Houston be sure to check out some of the cities beautiful street art…

DIY: Flower Ice Shot Glasses

Today is another DIY (Do.It.Yourself) idea if you are throwing a party. FLOWER ICE SHOOTERS!! This is perfect if you are throwing a party for a girlfriend or maybe a bridal shower. Or just use it as a fancy and inexpensive way to serve drinks. Either way its a great party idea.  You really only…

Homemade Blueberry Ice Cream

Tomorrow, July 16th, is National Ice Cream Day!!   For the past 2 weeks I’ve been posting my favorite ice cream recipes but this happens to be one of my all time favorite ice cream flavors. This too takes no time at all and I feel its a mix between ice cream AND yogurt. It’s…

Houston Hotspots: Lolli and Pops

Tucked away inside Memorial City Mall in Houston, is a candy haven for sweet tooth addicts like myself.  Lolli and Pops is a gift shop for anyone who loves anything sweet.  Lolli and Pops has various locations across the U.S. in major cities like Chicago, IL,  Atlanta, GA, Sacramento, CA and Houston, TX, just to name a…

Papaya Pumpkin Ice Cream

In continuation of National Ice Cream Month here is another tasty ice cream recipe: Papaya.   Pumpkin.  Ice cream. I’ll let that sink in for a bit. The combination of these two fruits (yes pumpkins are technically a fruit) may sound weird, but trust me when I say this is devilishly delicious. I tested this…

Moroccan Glazed Carrots

Carrots, Carrots, Carrots. What can I say…I love carrots!     So many things you can do with carrots (refer to my CARROT TACO SHELLS post) believe it or not. If you love carrots as much as I do, then today is your lucky day! Tonight for dinner I made some Moroccan glazed carrots and…

Roasted Cherry Ice Cream

In honor of National Ice Cream Month (July) and National Ice Cream Day (July 16th) I am dedicating my next few blog posts to ICE CREAM RECIPES!   I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love a good creamy ice cream! Even the non-lovers of ice cream will not be able to resist these homemade recipes!…