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M Café in Brentwood Review

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When Sarah and I were invited to try M Café in Brentwood I expected to be hungry when I left. Its website boasts “Contemporary Macrobiotic Cuisine,” which to me meant an assortment of salad paired with salad. I could not have been more wrong. I left feeling stuffed, but very good. The food was not only healthy, but delicious. We started with hand-cut sweet potato fries with sea salt, chili, ... Read More »

New LG ProBake Ovens with Eva Longoria

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This post contains affiliate links. How many times have you burned half of something you’re baking – like holiday cookies – because your oven doesn’t heat evenly? I know it’s happened to me, and it always makes my kids sad. LG Electronics USA has designed a new way to bake that ensures even cooking – and especially baking – with their ProBake Convection technology. I was on hand recently when Celebrity ... Read More »

Is It Worth a Babysitter? The Penthouse at The Huntley

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It had been a while since my husband and I had a date night so we wanted to do something special. There are many new restaurants in Los Angeles that we were anxious to try like Redbird and Perch downtown. It was so hot outside that we thought we should head near the beach. So along with half of Los Angeles if felt like, we went to Santa Monica. It ... Read More »

Frozen Custard Cupcakes for National Frozen Custard Day

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This is a sponsored post. This Saturday, August 8th, is National Frozen Custard Day. To celebrate, I made what is now my kids’ favorite dessert – Dreyer’s Snickerdoodle Frozen Custard Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Whipped Cream. Frozen Custard is a rich and extra creamy dessert that is the perfect compliment to cake. (And it’s good all on it’s own, too.) My boys and I tried all six of the Dreyer’s Frozen Custard flavors ... Read More »

Blueberry Pie Parfaits with Dreyer’s Vanilla Ice Cream

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This is a sponsored post. If you love pie and ice cream then you’ll want to try this Quick and Easy Blueberry Pie Parfait with Dreyer’s Slow Churned Vanilla Ice Cream. We’re celebrating National Ice Cream Month with Dreyer’s Ice Cream and Frozen Custard by featuring a different recipe each week. When I started thinking about what to make, I was hoping to come up with a wholesome, ice-cream-for-dinner recipe. It was that ... Read More »

Coffee Ice Cream Sundae with Mexican Hot Fudge

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This is a sponsored post. It’s National Ice Cream Month and we’re celebrating by featuring different recipes made with Dreyer’s Ice Cream or Frozen Custard. This week’s recipe is a Dreyer’s Coffee Ice Cream Sundae with Mexican Hot Fudge and Gluten Free Brownie pieces. I wanted to make a sundae because one of my favorite memories as a kid was having homemade hot fudge sundaes as a treat on special occasions. I ... Read More »

S’mores Chocolate Malt Frozen Custard Sandwiches Recipe

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This is a sponsored post. July is National Ice Cream Month and we’re celebrating by making a new recipe every week with Dreyer’s Ice Cream or Frozen Custard. I’m a little sad that we’re not camping this month so my first recipe is perfect for a summer evening with friends and family in the backyard. Instead of hovering over a fire, I pulled these S’mores Frozen Custard Sandwiches with Dreyer’s Chocolate Malt Frozen Custard out ... Read More »

Dara the Bow Girl Now on DreamWorksTV

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Dara the Bow Girl, who came to fame as a runner-up on Master Chef Junior, and well-known for her colorful hair decoration, has just produced her first three episodes for DreamWorksTV, the Youtube channel for kids ages 6-12 that just celebrated its one-year anniversary. Dara, a poised and talented young woman I’ve watched grow up since her mother and I met at Mommy & Me Yoga class years ago, says ... Read More »

Chef Roy Choi Launches New 3 Worlds Café Food Truck

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You can call it the food truck with a heart of gold. The brand new 3 Worlds Café truck, an adjunct to the 3 Worlds Café on Central Avenue, is a labor of love project by Chef Roy Choi and Dole Packaged Goods, delivering healthy food and creating jobs in South Central, and now delivering it all over Los Angeles. Dole and Choi partnered up with the Coalition for Responsible ... Read More »

5 Places to Eat in El Segundo

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This post was sponsored by Hyatt House.  We’re profiling the small, seaside city of El Segundo this month and today we’re talking about food and drinks. Check out last week’s post, 5 Things To Do In Or Around El Segundo. Havana Sandwich Shop Excellent grilled and pressed Cuban sandwiches that will make you rethink your deli choices from now on. (When I posted this picture on Instagram, I said that ... Read More »