Author Archives: California Pixie

About California Pixie

Kimi Encarnacion traded Bountiful Utah for Los Angeles at age 17. A vintage junkie since her teens, her closet is full of great old clothes and he house is filled with junkstore discoveries and curbside treasures. She went to fashion design school, sang in a rock band, and is enamored with her family. She has a knack for making things fit and work, mostly cuz she messes everything up the first time. California Pixie is a blog filled with food ideas, vintage style and the creativity of everyday life in a little California surf town. Take a peek! Get inspired!

Kimi (Banana) Power Muffins

whole wheat banana muffins recipe

Kimi Power Muffins.  If you’re thinking big sweet treat muffins these aren’t they! These are built for speed! To keep the motor clean and the engine burning! Power muffins are a breakfast on the run. This and my Good, Green … Continue reading

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Richy rich chocolate muffins

whole wheat chocolate almond muffins recipe

These muffins are an attempt to offer a treat but also a sneaky little dose of fiber and an extra inkling of nutrition.  But don’t say anything, you’ll ruin it! I hijacked this recipe from Sweet & Natural Baking by Mani … Continue reading

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Tastes like pancakes only berry (er) and gluten free

boysenberry pancakes

I have always been a sucker for that boysenberry syrup at a pancake house. Maybe that was the inspiration for these boysenberry pancakes cuz they taste just like it! Any berries will work, I just happen to have boysenberries on … Continue reading

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Easy Cheesy Buttermilk Waffles

delicious cheesy buttermilk waffles waffles recipe whole grain

Everybody knows about waffles but do ya know anything about cheesy waffles?? I’ve eaten these for as long as I can remember. My uncle Val used to add strips of bacon to it. That’s super deeelish, too! Guest’s love seeing … Continue reading

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California Pixie makes Buttermilk Seed Bread

bread slice rooster pyrex with lid

Seriously, bread? Now she’s making her own bread? My recent trip to France inspired me to get back on the wagon and make my own loaves.  We didn’t once eat packaged store bought, not once, and we ate more than … Continue reading

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