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Baked Tostadas with Mexican Street Corn + Mashed Beans

Baked Tostadas with Mexican Street Corn + Mashed Beans

I love food!!  I especially love ethnic food!!  But if I had to pick a favorite without a doubt it would be Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine. When I am craving tacos or tostadas this recipe hits all the flavors!  And the baked tostadas are perfectly […]

Creamy Spinach Basil Pasta with Tomatoes

Creamy Spinach Basil Pasta with Tomatoes

This recipe is my go to when time is short and I am looking for a dish that’s quick and easy, but also super delicious!  The sauce in spinach basil pasta requires very little cooking, just a quick saute of some onion and spinach and […]

Citrus Avocado Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Citrus Avocado Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Adding fruit to salads is a great way to change up your boring old salad and at the same time a way to get those servings of fruit into your day.  When you add fruits to your salad it creates that savory sweet combination that […]

Potatoes with Peruvian Huancaina Sauce

Potatoes with Peruvian Huancaina Sauce

Potatoes with Peruvian Huancaina Sauce is the first Peruvian dish I ever had the chance to taste.   Let me tell you, I was in love at the first bite.  There is something so yummy and delicious about potatoes topped with a creamy, spicy sauce which […]

How to cook perfectly flavored steamed veggies

How to cook perfectly flavored steamed veggies

A short time back, I had a friend ask me some basic questions about steaming veggies!  He doesn’t cook a lot but asked some really good questions that inspired me to create this post about the BEST techniques to use to produce flavored steamed veggies. […]

Vegetarian Meal Prep Ideas and Recipes

Vegetarian Meal Prep Ideas and Recipes

There are numerous strategies to prep meals ahead of time and save yourself tons of time during the week to prepare meals.  I hear so often that you all struggle with finding the time and energy to prepare healthy meals each and every day.  I […]

Spicy Black Bean Hummus with Baked Plantain Chips

Spicy Black Bean Hummus with Baked Plantain Chips

And I’m back with another quick and easy recipe today!!!  This spicy black bean hummus is amazing.  Use it as a dip or as a fantastic sandwich or wrap spread!!  It positively bursts with flavor — from the spicy jalapenos to the zing of the […]

Creamy Chickpea Salad

Creamy Chickpea Salad

Today’s recipe for Creamy Chickpea Salad is a plant-based “spin” on chicken salad.  It’s super easy to make and is a solid addition to your meal prep routine.  Why?  In my opinion, not only is it easy to make, but you can also add a […]

The Mediterranean Flavors of Greek Spinach Rice

The Mediterranean Flavors of Greek Spinach Rice

Today I am sharing a vegetable packed rice dish featuring the flavors of the Mediterranean!!  The flavors that shine in this spinach and rice dish are mint, lemon and oregano. The Mediterranean diet is at the top of all the BEST diet lists this year […]