Sage + Cranberry Crabcakes!

Cranberry + Sage Crabcakes

Crabcake obsessed and depressed that it’s only a summer treat? That’s where the smart and clever Cali girl in me comes to the rescue… Crabcakes can be for any time of year… especially for fall. Add in some dried cranberries and sage and you’ve got a treat called Cranberry + Sage Crabcakes. Light and fluffy […] Read More

  • Lifestyle

  • Aug 19 2013

  • Posted by: Candice


Quinoa me sexy time!!

Sexy Mint and Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Wow, with all the fuss of me brainwashing you to eat quinoa and no recipe? I listen, I got it.. Here you go.. a very easy hook-up no fail recipe. Work it out yo. Read More

  • Lifestyle

  • Aug 18 2013

  • Posted by: Candice


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Because Good Health Never Goes out of Style

I certainly haven’t re-invented the wheel here. I just take simple notes from my incredibly mindful and brilliant parents, my 93 year old Japanese Grandmother, my hippie-Berkeley Sister and loads and loads of time spent on excessive independent-research. Yeah, a food-geek. You know, there are many things in this lifetime that we cannot control. But […] Read More

  • Lifestyle

  • Jul 1 2013

  • Posted by: Candice


Summer Peached over Muesli

Summer Peaches & Homemade Coconut Date Muesli

Summer Peaches & Homemade Coconut Date Muesli  HOMEMADE MUESLI HAS TO BE THE EASIEST, healthiest, yet most indulgent brekkie in a bowl. add these sweet and tart peaches for the perfect vegan start to your day! Go gettum’ tiger. FWB: Peaches, oats, almonds Makes 4 servings For the Peaches 2 tablespoons sugar 1 cup elderflower […] Read More

  • Foods with Benefits

  • Jun 27 2013

  • Posted by: Candice


Sake + Somen.. chillin' yo

Cold Somen Noodles

For a day that’s as hot as sin and as mucky and sticky as the last few 100 degree days in NYC.. I thought it was completely appropriate to share a bit of love from my hometown peeps in Japan… Somen noodles are a Japanese noodle, made of flour and cut extremely thin. Somen tastes […] Read More

  • Lifestyle

  • Jun 11 2013

  • Posted by: admin


Presto Pesto!

Sexy Presto Pesto

Pesto, one of the most amazing, no, really it IS the most amazing sauce tossed on fresh pasta, spread on a crisp baguette toast or stuffed in a juicy chicken breast. However, as with all indulgent, irresistible and droolfest finds we tend to go overboard on the calories and fat! Regular fatty pesto contains 21 fatty grams per 1/4 cup! Yikes dude! Never fear, your sexy Stiletto Chef has come up with the perfect swap! (Click top to read) Read More

  • Lifestyle

  • May 30 2013

  • Posted by: admin


Pixo lasagna rolls

Lemon Basil Lasagna Rolls

How to make your pasta plate a bit lighter, you ask?  You can still rock those hot skinny jeans and have that lasagna too! Here’s a favorite that you and your family will devour and love with zero guilt. My to-die-for Lemon Basil Lasagna Rolls Ingredients: 1 15-ounce container part-skim milk ricotta cheese 1 tablespoon […] Read More

  • May 30 2013

  • Posted by: admin


Fritttaatttaaataa!

The Perfect Squash Frittata

Frittata Frittata! One of my favorite simple, light and yummy recipes! Eggs, they are what’s for dinner. Well here’s one of my favorite warmhearted brekkie dishes to remind you of those sunny days.  Still good as ever and oh-so-delish for Sunday brunch too! xx ♥ck Summer Squash and Mushroom Frittata 1 C Summer squash, thinly sliced […] Read More

  • Lifestyle

  • May 20 2013

  • Posted by: admin


Miso fabulous! Miso-lala!

Miso Totally Fabulous

So you don’t know how miso fabulous your life can be? If you purchase a tub of red, white or yellow miso, you’re not only getting the most frickin’ insanely deelish secret from the East… you’re also getting: - Protein – Plant based protein from miso contains all 9 essential amino acids the body needs! […] Read More

  • May 15 2013

  • Posted by: admin


Fabulous las pizza!

Grape Tomato + Oregano Grilled Pizza

Pizza doesn’t have to be a blob of grease, pools of cheese, and poor quality of questionable nutritional value. Instead I pile on the fresh garden veggies, use caramelized onions and go light on the cheese. I love Pecorino Romano, or a decadent fresh mozzarella that screams, “I’m like uber gourmet.” Why not save on […] Read More

  • Lifestyle

  • Apr 17 2013

  • Posted by: admin