Posts tagged ‘family’

January 7th, 2014

Stir Fryin’ it Up on TV!

by Chrissy

Veggie Stir Fry & Cauliflower Fried Rice_LYK4

Yesterday, we had the privilege of doing another live cooking demo on San Diego Living, Channel 6’s weekday morning segment.

Here it is!

(pretend that you can see the video here. I looks like the link on their website is unable to embed  so while I get it figured out, please click the link to view it! –> VIDEO: Meatless Monday Meal Swaps on Channel 6, San Diego Living)

And here we are, getting all prepped and ready in … Read more...

October 30th, 2013

Baked Cinnamon French Toast

by Chrissy

Baked Cinnamon French Toast_LYK12

Eat your hearts out.

This baked French toast is decadent, full of cinnamon-sugary flavor and perfect in texture.

Baked Cinnamon French Toast_LYK7

Some of my favorite memories of Christmas morning or other family gatherings, start with a sweet scent wafting out of the kitchen, down the hall, and into my bedroom, to gently alert me that it’s time to get up.

This is the only alarm that I wake up to, on the first time.

Baked Cinnamon French Toast_LYK11

Its impossible to snooze through fresh baked anything

August 28th, 2012

Labor Day BBQ: Garlic-Citrus Chicken Marinade

by Chrissy

Labor Day Weekend is just around the corner.


Since my family did a trial run this past weekend, full of BBQ goodness, I’ve just been dying to share the loot with all of you!


Since this was for a birthday/back to college/newly-weds are moving kind of a gathering, we went all out. We made so many tasty BBQ essentials that I’ll need two make this post a two-parter.


Truth be told, I had to have two

August 22nd, 2011

Walnut Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms

by Chrissy
Well, I can now say that I successfully ran and completed a Half Marathon! Don’t worry, I will soon devote a lovely little post about the grueling 13.1 mile day…and the food that replenished me afterwards :)
Over the weekend, a handful of family members came down to San Diego to celebrate the 21st birthday of my little brother, Brian! Since his birthday happened to be on the same Sunday of the race, the friday night before, we surprised Read more...
June 22nd, 2011

Family Vacation and the Babe’s Best Honey Butter Baked Yams

by Chrissy

Family vacation: a great time of the year when everybody turns into stress-balls [meaning tightly wound balls of stress, not like the squishy ball used to relieve stress] and where arguing is sure to ensue in the trip planning and execution; yet, so much love is involved in the process, so that in the end it was worth every minute, just to create the time to be with family.


Who is with me? Can I get a “What, Read more...