Curried Cauliflower and Potatoes

Curried Cauliflower and Potatoes These curried cauliflower and potatoes are insanely delicious. We don’t eat a lot of Indian food, especially since moving to Costa Rica, but we do love the flavors. This recipe is quick, easy, filling, and delicious. And it’s quickly becoming one of our favorite vegan dinners. This dish is loaded with…

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,…

Choose-Your-Own Monster Cookies

Traditionally Monster Cookies are made with a combination of peanut butter, oats, M&M’s and/or chocolate chips. However, there is a lot of variety between recipes and everyone makes them slightly differently. Our Monster Cookies developed from a passionate love of baking. Sometimes we would want to make cookies but didn’t have all of the ingredients…

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…

Chocolate Mug Cake

Basic Chocolate Mug Cake A lot of recipes have you mix up the batter in a separate container and then add it to the mug. However, I came up with a method where you make the batter right in the mug, so you don’t even need to use any other dishes. The key is to…

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…

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice Rice is one of the most common and important foods in the world. Without it we would struggle even more to feed our growing population. It is a mainstay in diets from Asia to the Americas and there are a thousand different ways to prepare it. This is my absolute favorite. This…