Cancun

Summer Fun, Fuji Bites — June 30, 2014

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So far this summer has been a whirlwind.  This past week I was in Southern California to see my brother’s exhibit at the Santa Monica Museum of Art. (How cool is that?!?)  During the week I had a bit of extra time and was able to drive down to see my friend Mimi and her […]

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Cancun Green Juice — 5 Ways to Add More Fruits & Vegetables to Your Diet

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Happy Halloween everyone!  I got up a bit earlier today so that I would have more time to pack Squirrel’s bento.  I thought that her classmates might have less healthy foods than usual in their lunchboxes, due to the holiday, and so I wanted to make sure that I made Squirrel’s bento extra special, so […]

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Virgin Tamarind Margarita + A Tropical Fruit Giveaway!!

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A virgin tamarind margarita makes the perfect treat to beat the heat during the miserably hot days of August.  It’s an icy combination of tamarind, lemon, orange, and lime flavors that slides down the throat like a tangy bit of paradise, helping you to forget the sweaty hair sticking to the back of your neck, or […]

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Mexican Pizza

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My Mexican Pizza topped with a fragrant tomato sauce, creamy queso fresco, red onion, and escabeche (pickled jalapenos and carrots) was inspired by a pizza I ate pool-side more than once during my trip to Cancun last month with Mr. Fuji.  

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Cancun Chicken Curry

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Cancun Chicken Curry, chicken cooked in a fragrant tomato based sauce filled with spices and a bit of heat, is an Indian dish inspired by a trip to Cancun, Mexico.  Yeah, I know that sounds a bit funny, but stick with me and it should all make sense by the time you get to the […]

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