Bagel Breakfast Sandwich

This morning I woke up craving my favorite bagel sandwich from Western Bagel (shout out to the 818). I know you’re probably thinking “Syd, we know how to put together a sandwich.” But they key to making this, and any breakfast sandwich, great is the egg. You know, that round disk you find on an…

Poached Salmon

For some reason when I think of salmon, I think of spring, probably because of its loverly bright color. Now you’re probably looking at this and thinking “why do this when I can just throw it in the oven?” Well, if you love salmon but hate how it stinks up your house when you cook it,…

Avocado Pesto Pasta

Its a fact that everyone from Los Angeles likes avocados. I can eat them on pretty much anything so I figured, why not make it in to a pasta sauce? The avocado gives you a perfect creaminess without using any milk so for all you lactose-free people and vegans…this one’s for you! What you’ll need (for…

Buttermilk & Potato Chip Fried Chicken

Recently one of my friends told me that one day he got pretty high and decided to make chicken and waffles. But it wasn’t normal fried chicken; it was potato chip fried chicken. When I heard this I thought it sounded amazing and it honestly turned out to be one of the best things I’ve ever…

Persian Spiced Chicken

So no, I’m not Persian. And no, this is not going to taste like a Persian mom made it. But…thats not the point! With spices that you should (mostly) have on hand in your kitchen, you can change up the way you normally eat chicken and in a way that you may not have thought…

Potatoes Au Gratin

Ever get invited to a potluck and have no clue what to bring? This creamy, cheesy, potato casserole is an easy fall/winter dish that will stuff and impress everybody. This is also a dish that you can do completely at home, or do most of it at home and finish it wherever you’re taking it…

Honey Glazed Salmon

Are you ever in the mood for a quick, hearty dinner but not in the mood to do much clean up afterwards? Well.. you’re in luck. This salmon recipe take 1 bowl, 1 pan, and about 8 minutes to make. If you’re anything like me, you stock up on good quality frozen fish and have…

Corinne’s Nanny’s Cheese Pasta

Hello everyone. Today’s post is dedicated to all the Bachelor fans out there. If you’re anything like me, you can’t stand Corinne, but you’re also obsessed with her because of the drama she causes. Here are some of my favorite examples:   This week when she brought up her nanny Raquel  and the cheese pasta…

Let Me Upgrade You(r ramen)

Like any college student, I have instant ramen in my house. When I went to grab it for lunch the other day I realized I needed something more substantial so automatically, my mind went to Beyonce…   And upgrade my ramen is exactly what I did! So if you feel like stepping up your meal…

Chilaquiles Verdes

My family is full of chilaquiles snobs. They like it how they like it and tbh, its the best. So will my dad and grandma be proud of this recipe? Probably. Is it gonna be as good as theirs? Probably not. But hey, its still pretty damn good and you should totally try it out….

Tortellini in White Cheese Sauce

Okay so… this might not be the healthiest recipe I’ve ever posted on here, but it sure is delicious. Enjoy this on a cheat day or just when you want to have something nice and indulgent! What you’ll need: 4 tbsp flour 4 tbsp butter 1 and 1/2 cups of milk 1 cup parmesan cheese…

Chipotle Lime Shrimp

One protein that I always have in my freezer is shrimp. It’s surprisingly versatile, cooks quickly, and its cheap. It is really good at soaking up flavors and is great with pretty much every flavor profile. This time, I went with a Mexican inspired version. What you’ll need (for about 2 people): 1/2 lb shrimp…