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Dark Chocolate Apricot Bars

Dark Chocolate Apricot Breakfast Bars! INGREDIENTS Serving: 12 bars 1 cup puffed rice ½ cup oats ½ cup pumpkin seeds 1 ⅓ cup almonds, roasted ½ cup dried apricot, diced ⅓ cup corn syrup ½ cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 bar dark chocolate PREPARATION 1. Combine puffed rice, oats, rice, and apricot into a large bowl. 2.

Weekend Adventure: Kayak the Santa Cruz Sea Caves

Weekend Adventure: Kayak the Santa Cruz Sea Caves! While most people know about Santa Catalina Island, many people are unaware about the beautiful Channel Islands just north of LA. Santa Cruz Island in particular is known for having breathtaking sea caves; in fact one of the largest sea caves in the world,

Weekend Getaway: Catalina Island

Just a 14 minutes helicopter ride or 1 hour boat trip away, Catalina Island is a great place to getaway for the weekend for some great food and fun! Catalina Island offers many great activities such as snorkeling, sailing, glass bottom boat tours, jeep excursions, botanical garden hikes, wine tasting, and many more.  The restaurants

Larchmont Village, Los Angeles

Larchmont Village holds a special distinction in a megacity like Los Angeles. It’s the smallest neighborhood in the city occupying just half a square mile in central LA. Unlike the rest of the city where cars rule, Larchmont is pedestrian friendly – a true breath of

CAULIFLOWER RICE WITH MUSHROOMS

INGREDIENTS: 1 head cauliflower 3 cups mushrooms, sliced 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 cup parsley, chopped 1 cup onion, diced (about 1/2 small onion) 2 cups spinach ( optional ) 4 Tbsp olive oil, divided 1 tsp sea salt PROCESS: Cut cauliflower into chunks, and put into a food processor. Pulse 10-15 times until you get

MILLARD CANYON FALLS

    "Millard Falls is just half a mile from the trailhead, up one of the most pleasant canyon in the San Gabriel Mountains. Millard Canyon is fairly narrow, measuring less than a hundred feet across in most areas. Getting to the waterfall requires numerous creek crossings as

PARSNIP POTATOES

  INGREDIENTS: 5 big parsnips 2 potatoes Loads of garlic Lots of olive oil Parsley Rosemary Salt Onion powder Garlic powder DIRECTIONS: Cut the potatoes and parsnips into small cubes. Sauté till tender, a little mushy. Some people prefer to purée but I like the lumps. Serve and enjoy!

CARROT ROSES

Carrot Roses: Here is what you'll need! Servings: 4   INGREDIENTS  1 pound carrots (rainbow if available) 1 cup parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons parsley 1 teaspoon black pepper 6 carrots, thinly sliced, the long way Salt and pepper Olive oil Chopped parsley for garnish PREPARATION  1. Preheat oven to 400°F/205°C 2. Combine parmesan, parsley and pepper in a small bowl.

MALIBU WINE SAFARI

Malibu Wine Safari! "Malibu Wine Safaris takes adventurers on tours around Saddlerock Ranch to learn about the history behind the region, the ranch, and its amazing wines. As a family owned and operated business, we invite you to experience a safari like no other. We present