Spicy Vegan Chili

Spicy Vegan Chili Chili is a classic American food and some would argue that it absolutely must be made out of beef. But we disagree. This spicy vegan chili uses a lot of the same ingredients as traditional chili but with textured soy instead of ground beef. It has just as much savory and spicy…

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…

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…

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,…

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…