Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup Grilled cheese and tomato soup has long been one of my favorite meals. It is the essence of comfort food for me. And, yes, usually I’ve eaten canned or packaged soup. But homemade tomato soup is so easy and delicious. So I decided to make my own. Canned soup can’t touch this. It’s…

Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad This quinoa salad is unbelievably delicious. It’s one of my favorite dishes that I’ve ever created. It has the perfect combination of flavors and textures. The combination of classic Mediterranean ingredients like feta, cucumber, tomato, and olives is incredible. It was even delicious the next day. The recipe is based on a…

Vegan Enchiladas

Vegan Enchiladas Enchiladas are one of my favorite dishes. They are a staple in Mexican restaurants and a common household dinner in the US. Unfortunately, most enchiladas are far from healthy. For this recipe, we set out to change that. We wanted to create a totally vegan enchilada recipe that is healthy, delicious, easy to…

Veggie Burgers w/ Garlic Sweet Potato Fries

Veggie Burgers w/ Garlic Sweet Potato Fries Burgers and fries have long been one of our favorite meals. But traditional burgers and fries are really unhealthy and not something we want to eat all the time. As part of our effort to eat healthier, including eating less meat, we have been creating plant-based versions of…

Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini Lasagna We love quick, easy, healthy dinners and this is one of our favorites! This zucchini lasagna takes only a few minutes to throw together and a half-hour to cook and it makes enough for the two of us to have two filling meals. Oh, and it’s also crazy delicious, affordable, and vegetarian! There’s…

Chicken Tomatillo Soup

Chicken Tomatillo Soup Soup is a great way to fit a lot of vegetables into a meal. And this chicken tomatillo soup is one of our favorites. It’s rich and savory with just the right amount of spice. Perfect to warm you up on a cold day. Made with roasted tomatillos, chicken, cabbage, onions. It’s…

Slow-Cooker Beet Stew

Slow-Cooker Beet Stew Beets are fresh and abundant here in Costa Rica and they’re highly nutritious and delicious. So we are always coming up with new ways to cook with them. This slow-cooker beet stew is amazing. And a great way to fit a lot of vegetables into a meal. Soup is always good on…

Garlic Mushroom Pasta

Garlic Mushroom Pasta We don’t eat pasta very often here but when we do, we make sure that it’s extra delicious. No cheap pasta tossed with bottled marinara sauce here. This garlic mushroom pasta is one of our absolute favorite ways to eat pasta and it’s simple and easy to make but full of awesome…

Spicy Shredded Chicken Sandwich

Spicy Shredded Chicken Sandwiches I have been making big batches of this spicy shredded chicken almost weekly since we moved to Costa Rica. It’s fairly easy to make, packed with flavor and can be used in a number of ways. This recipe came about when we had some of that leftover chicken. At the time,…

Roasted Beet Salad

Roasted Beet Salad Roasted beets are one of our newest FAVORITE things. They are sweet and soft, and so delicious! We’ve been making a lot of roasted beet salads, which are super fresh and packed with nutrition. We’ve even topped burrito bowls and tacos with them. This roasted beet salad recipe was developed from various…