13 Best Recipes of 2017

13 Best Recipes of 2017 Our first year of blogging is coming to a close and we are so excited to look back on everything we’ve accomplished this year. We’ve learned a lot and are planning on growing even more in 2018, with even more creative and delicious recipes coming soon! It’s goal-setting time, and…

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…

Creative Christmas Cookies

20 Fun and Delicious Christmas Cookies One of the best parts of the holiday season is getting together with loved ones and baking delicious sweets and treats. Here we’ve collected some of our favorite cookie ideas to inspire holiday creativity. We found 20 of the cutest and most creative cookies around to give you plenty…

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…

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…

Colcannon

Colcannon Colcannon is amazing! It’s a traditional Irish dish that comes in many variations. A delicious twist on mashed potatoes that adds some extra nutrition and flavor. Creamy, buttery mashed potatoes are mixed with kale, or another leafy green, such as savoy cabbage or spinach. It’s a great way to add some nutrient packed dark…

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…