Trader Joe’s August Edition

I was going through Trader Joe’s withdrawal when the latest Fearless Flyer appeared in my mailbox. Here is what I got on my recent trip! Bollywood Popcorn This was one of the items I was most excited to try and I really enjoyed the...more

Ranch Seasoned Salmon Foil Packets

Ranch seasoned salmon and green beans are sealed in foil packets and cooked in the oven, for an easy meal with very little clean-up. When cooking meals at home, my biggest struggle isn’t with the preparation or cooking– it’s the clean-up afterwards. I dream about having a robot helper that cleans up after me in the kitchen.(...)Read the rest of Ranch Seasoned Salmon Foil Packets © Kirbie for Kirbie's Cravings | A San Diego food & travel blog, 2016 ....more

Avocado Pasta

This avocado pasta is super creamy and ready in just minutes. The no-cook sauce is prepared in the blender, for a quick and easy, creamy pasta sauce full of avocado flavor. I shared an avocado pasta recipe on the blog last year and while I still enjoy it, I think this version is even better.(...)Read the rest of Avocado Pasta © Kirbie for Kirbie's Cravings | A San Diego food & travel blog, 2016 ....more

SuperNatural Sandwiches revisits

SuperNatural Sandwiches continues to remain one of our favorite spots for seafood sandwiches. Along with expanding their location earlier this year, they also recently debuted some new permanent menu items and we’ve been in a couple of times to try out the new items...more

Pulled Pork Macaroni and Cheese (and a Giveaway)

Creamy stovetop macaroni and cheese is topped with pulled pork for a delicious side dish at your next BBQ. I’ve talked about how much I love grilling in the summer. Just a whiff of smoke coming from a neighbor’s yard will having me craving barbecue ....more

Best Bites of July

Every month when I write this post, I tell myself that starting now, I will make a list to keep track of my favorite bites so I’m not going through an entire’s month of photos trying to remember. And yet it still hasn’t happened. Maybe I’ll get my act together for my Best Bites of August? ...more

The Loop Handcrafted Churros

The Loop opened a few months ago in Orange County, offering a unique and fun twist on churros. Churros are shaped into easy-to-hold, giant loops and then topped with various frostings, glazes, sprinkles, cereal, cookie crumbs, and more. The churros immediately caught my attention and we...more

Rice Cooker Pancake

This enormous pancake is made in a rice cooker! No need to stand over the stove and flip individual pancakes. Instead, just pour in the batter and let the rice cooker do the work ....more

Pulled Pork Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy stovetop macaroni and cheese is topped with pulled pork for a delicious side dish at your next BBQ. I've talked about how much I love grilling in the summer. Just a whiff of smoke coming from a neighbor's yard will having me craving barbecue. A few weeks ago, we had my husband's family over for a BBQ. It usually gets very stressful when we try to prepare a lot of food for a party and I promised my husband this would be minimal stress....more

Cauliflower Noodles Lasagna

This low carb, gluten-free and lightened up lasagna uses cauliflower noodles in place of traditional lasagna pasta. I’m really excited to share this recipe with you today. I’ve been wanting to try to make this for a while now, and of course I made it on one of the hottest days we’ve had in San Diego ....more
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