I live in one of the smoggiest cities in America, and it's also fire season. Exercising outdoors has many health benefits, but what are the risks of being active outdoors with poor air quality?
Seafood is often considered an expensive, bougie treat. I've noticed that I tend to suggest replacing a majority of the red meat in ones diet with seafood for the obvious health benefits, while ignoring the strain that this places on ones wallet. Shrimp tends to be the least-expensive option in the seafood section, and has [...]
Working out in the winter is hard; yes, even in California. It's dark, it's cold, and you're wearing a lot of layers. All sound like great excuses to laze around on your couch drinking eggnog, but it's especially important to keep up your workouts as the days shorten. Exercise will keep off those winter blues [...]
If you know me or read my blog, you probably know that I am obsessed with Sicily, and consider myself a Sicilian at heart. When considering my Sunday plans, I jumped on the opportunity to attend the 21st annual Sicilian Festival in downtown San Diego's Little Italy. I prepared myself for the inevitable feasting and [...]
Zuppa di pesce, cioppino, bouillabaisse, burrida de raya, suquet de peix. They all are in the fish stew genre, but what makes them different? Many Americans believe cioppino to be Italian for its Italian name. They are wrong, at least partially. Cioppino is in fact a Californian invention, and San Francisco can take full credit [...]