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…

Breakfast Hash with Sausage and Sweet Potato

Easy Breakfast Hash This sausage and sweet potato breakfast hash has been our new favorite thing to make for breakfast. It takes a little bit more work than we usually like to do in the morning, but the results are so worth it! This breakfast hash would be a perfect meal for Saturday or Sunday…

Steak Fajita Fried Rice

Steak Fajita Fried Rice This Steak Fajita Fried Rice is so delicious and filling, you can eat a bowl of it as your whole meal (we certainly do!). This recipe was actually developed because we had leftovers we wanted to chef around with.  Transforming leftovers reduces waste, saves money, and shortens cook time! So it’s…

Tapado – Central American Seafood Stew

Tapado A Central American Seafood Stew The local varieties of tapado are usually made with whole freshly caught seafood like crab, lobster, shrimp, and fish. The dish normally requires quite a bit of work to eat, like cracking open crabs and digging out fish bones. Something very foreign to a lot of Americans. Our recipe…

Ceviche

Ceviche Ceviche is a very popular Latin and Caribbean dish. It comes in a thousand variations and every country or region in Latin America has their own version. It is typically made with raw fish cured in citrus juice and salt and mixed with spicy peppers. Some versions are made with shrimp, octupus or other…

Easy Pesto Meatball Subs

Easy Pesto Meatball Subs These easy pesto meatball sandwiches were created out of a desire to keep it simple. Believe it or not, I don’t ALWAYS like slaving away in the kitchen all day, so sometimes I cut a few corners. This recipe uses a few store-bought ingredients so that you can throw it together…

Tacos Al Pastor

Tacos Al Pastor I have a deep love and passion for Mexican food. It has always been my favorite to both eat and cook. I love the depth of flavors and spice. I’ll take any excuse to cook with smoky chilies like ancho, pasilla, chipotle, and guajillo.  Growing up in California and taking several trips…

Mexican Vegan Meatballs

Every once in awhile, while I’m doing my thing and Chefing Around in the kitchen, I make something so good, so delicious, that I just have to write the recipe down so I can make it again. This probably happens more often than not, and that was also the case with these Mexican Vegan Meatballs….