Yes, you read correctly. Jesse and I visited the International Banana Museum. After spending years traveling with his 8' stuffed banana, rightfully named Banana (it's a She), we felt it only necessary to stop by the International Banana Museum on our trip through the Salton Sea.
5 Easy Crock Pot Chicken Recipes
Sometimes simplicity is key and time is limited, making the Crock Pot your best friend. I've hand picked 5 of my favorite Crock Pot recipes from fellow bloggers to help you out on those lazy days.
1. Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken
This recipe uses simple ingredients you most likely already have lying around in your kitchen. Get the recipe here.
Superfood Packed Acai Bowl
I had the pleasure of working under an amazing Superfood Chef in Hollywood last year who opened my eyes to the world of superfoods. Superfoods are nutrient rich foods packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals. Incorporating these into your diet is said to help prevent some disease and aid in overall health. My favorite of these is the acai berry, a powerful antioxidant from South America.
Los Angeles: Upcoming RAW Artists Showcase Featuring Clothing Line by Denise Hartman
Photo Credit: http://www.rawartists.org/dhlosangeles
In just over a week, the up and coming Los Angeles designer, Denise Hartman, will be showcasing her newest line of colorful, west coast chic clothes at the LA RAW Artist Showcase!
It may be below freezing in Chicago, but this isn't stopping locals from joining in the Lakeview Polar Bear Club's annual Polar Plunge.
Skinny Vegetarian Taco Chili
My roommate is a vegetarian, so I adapted a recipe I found online for a chicken taco chili crockpot dish. Find the delicious adaptation below.
In chatting with some industry friends the other day, they told me about this popular drink on the slopes of Aspen, which I have unfortunately never had the pleasure of visiting. In the spirit of Winter arriving in Chicago, I am please to share with you a hot cocktail recipe sure to warm you up this season, known as the Purple Haze!
3 oz warm sake (we used TY KU Junmai Ginjo "black")
1/2 oz Chambord Raspberry Liqueur
Fill a low glass with the warmed sake and top with the 1/2 oz of Chambord. Enjoy responsibly!
Homemade Mango Salsa
The other day I was on a mission to make Jamaican Jerk Chicken wraps with a mango salsa for my roommates. The store made mango salsa I usually purchase for this was out of stock, so I had to improvise. Using various recipes I found online, I adapted these to create my own delicious concoction for the wraps. Find below my version of a mango salsa, and feel free to adapt to be your own! Please note, the measurements are approximate, so you may need adjust accordingly.
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