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Maido – Lima, Peru

If you’re visiting Lima, you have to eat at either Maido or Central. Maido would be my choice if you had to choose between the two. Central was a whimsical experience, but Maido is where you appreciate each bite of food that goes into your mouth. What is “Nikkei”? Nikkei cuisine is the perfect balance between […]

Central – Lima, Peru

Central is deserving of its hype. Admittedly, I went after watching the co-owner and head chef, Virgilio Martinez’s, episode on “Chef’s Table” on Netflix. It truly was an epic food experience I’ll never forget. Located in gorgeous Miraflores, Central is inconspicuous on the outside, but the inside of the restaurant is open and airy. I […]

Mushroom and Spinach Pesto Spaghetti Squash

Let me tell you about my out of body experience making spaghetti squash. I have seen this fruit many times in the grocery store and it always seemed so big and daunting to me. Like, what do you do with this? However, I had a pesto spaghetti squash a few months ago and it changed my […]

Crockpot Chicken Chili

I love a good chili, especially when it’s an easy dinner recipe. It’s one of those dishes that makes you and your guest feel at home. For National Chili Day, I decided to share my hearty, but healthy, chicken chili using a crockpot! This is a great addition to meal prep since it feeds a […]

Butterflied Garlic Butter Prawns

I love to cook, but dinner is not always my thing. Some nights when I come home from long meetings or shoot days, the last activity I want to do is make a meal that involves 12+ ingredients. My mom worked full time while raising me but somehow managed to cook the most delicious food […]

Easy Homemade Veggie Ramen Recipe

I don’t know about you, but when I’ve been busy all day, the last thing I want to do is come home and cook a gourmet meal. I love recipes that take less than 30 minutes. If I want to go all out, I’ll cook patiently for 3 hours while reading recipes. But busy girls […]

Changing the Way We Think About Food

Let me start off by saying, this post is not to promote a vegan lifestyle. I’m also not promoting not being vegan. I was vegetarian for a large chunk of my life and transitioned into being vegan for a short while. I enjoyed both experiences, but realized vegan is not meant for me due to […]