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…

Chicken Chili Verde

Chili verde is a traditional Mexican dish typically consisting of pork butt, slowly cooked in a green or “verde” sauce. (You’ll see later that I usually make mine with chicken.) It is very popular in the U.S. and has long been one of my favorite Mexican dishes because it is full of wonderful flavor and…

Mexican Brown Rice

Mexican Brown Rice I grew up eating Mexican style rice a made a variety of ways. Everything from prepackaged mixes to authentic homemade rice from a Mexican family in the U.S. or in Mexico and it has always been one of my favorite foods. However, a few years ago I starting eating more whole grains…

Easy and Delicious Leek and Potato Soup

We had a TON of potatoes a few weeks ago, that we really needed to use. I hate to waste food and soup is a great way to use up extra produce. We are not big soup people here but this soup was AMAZING and it was eaten up right away. Soup is also a…