My favorite kind of dessert is one with a surprise element. A flavor or component you don’t see coming. But it is no surprise that a moist chocolate cupcake with a cherry pie baked into the middle with a cinnamon whipped buttercream frosting is INCREDIBLE.
I DID IT! I met my goal for Mexico early while maintaining my sanity and still baking cupcakes. And people are really starting to notice my weight loss. It is funny how true those stupid Pinterest “motivational” posts are. This has definitely been my experience. It only took a few weeks for me to notice my… Continue reading Carrot Cake Cupcakes and 3 month mark
There is a major benefit to having a bff who is Filipino. Lumpia, adobo, and mechado. Yeah, yeah, her personality and her kids are good and nice too. But back to the food. I have been blessed to be taught the “lumpia” quite well. This is what happens when they want to add two working… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Beef Mechado: Filipino Beef Stew
So I am truly making some progress and although I am really scared that it is a fluke, I feel that I need to celebrate! Just not with carbs… So as of yesterday, I am 171.2 lbs. That means that I am truly on track to get to 170 before our trip to Mexico on April… Continue reading Ranch Baby Carrots- Food and Fitness
Complete accident. Quite coincidental. I just was realllly craving chocolate cream pie and I somehow had everything I needed already for it. Then my little sister said, “Aw you made a pie for pie day!” And I was like, “Huh? What day is today?” And I NEVER bake pies. I mean maybe if I have… Continue reading Pie Day: Chocolate Cream Tart
This cake has so many names but at the same time, no name at all. Most people I know call it Saeng Cream Cake (Korean for fresh cream) or if you are in the Ha family, you call it H-Mart cake. Because we buy it at H-Mart. However, it seems like every Asian culture has a… Continue reading Treat Day: Korean Saeng Cream Cake
So I just ordered a new swimsuit! My first two piece in quite a while… hmm now that I am really thinking about it, I think that the last two piece I had was early college years? A tankini of course. So I decided that since in one month, the goal is to be at… Continue reading Cruciferous Crunch Salad