Quinoa Edamame Salad

Quinoa Edamame Salad 1 cup quinoa, rinsed well 1 package frozen shelled edamame 1 red and 1 yellow pepper, diced 1/8 red onion diced 1/2 cup fresh pomegranate seeds Dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2-3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt pepper to taste Cook quinoa in 2 cups of...

Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah

Bryce Canyon, famous for its worldly unique geology, consists of a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters carved from the eastern edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. The erosional force of frost-wedging and the dissolving power of rainwater have shaped the colorful limestone rock of the Claron Formation into...

Marina del Rey WaterBus

The WaterBus offers a unique water's-eye view of Marina del Rey. Seven boarding stops throughout the Marina offer opportunities to shop, dine, and recreate in one of the most beautiful Southern California residential and tourist areas. Bikes and strollers welcome aboard. $1 each way! From...

Sandstone Peak

Mishe Mokwa Trail is pretty challenging! You will see first Balanced Rock, and then Split Rock. You will eventually end up on the backside of Sandstone Peak. The peak is the highest in the Santa Monica mountains! Balanced Rock! Beautiful views of...

Coral Canyon Loop

The 1,000-acre Corral Canyon State Park protects a span of the Santa Monica Mountains between Dan Blocker Beach and Malibu Creek State Park. This is the only canyon on the Los Angeles County side of the range that remains undeveloped from the ridge top down...

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Cupcakes 2 1/2 C flour 1/2 C cocoa 1/2 tsp fine sea salt 2 sticks butter, softened for 15 minutes 2 C sugar 4 lrg eggs 1 C reduced-fat sour cream 3/4 C low-fat milk 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 1-oz bottle red food coloring 1 tsp white vinegar 1 tsp baking soda Frosting 1 8 oz block...

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

History: Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMH) is the oldest Holocaust museum in the United States. In 1961 at Hollywood High School, a group of Survivors taking English as a Second Language classes found one another and shared their experiences. They discovered...

Sweet Potato Chips

Delicious! Slice sweet potatoes thin, deep fry in batches until crisp (about 25 minutes per batch), remove from oil with strainer, sprinkle generously with salt, pepper, and garlic immediately....

Temescal Ridge Trail

Best loop trail ever! Incline to the top of the mountain, where the panoramic views are awesome, and then back down to parking lot (make sure to pay or you might get a hefty ticket! ) with restrooms and picnic area. Highly recommended!!!!!!!!!!!! Temescal...