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Black Rice Mushroom Veggie Burgers

Black Rice Mushroom Veggie Burgers

Keep summer vibes healthy with these delicious Black Rice Mushroom Veggie Burgers using gluten-free black rice, mushrooms, and fun toppings!

10-Minute Healthy Turkey Meatballs (No Breadcrumbs!)

10-Minute Healthy Turkey Meatballs (No Breadcrumbs!)

The best healthy turkey meatballs without breadcrumbs! Easy to make, spicy, flavorful, and done in just 10 minutes in the broiler.  Weeknights just got more exciting over here! Guys, these are my go-to healthy turkey meatballs! I’ve been making these babies for years. Back in […]

5-Ingredient Chili-Lime Mango Popsicles

5-Ingredient Chili-Lime Mango Popsicles

 A refreshing treat with a kick! Tangy, sweet and spicy Chili-Lime Mango Popsicles are easy to make with just 5 ingredients! Hey friends! If you’ve been keeping up with my Instagram Stories (follow along here!), you know that my parents have a GINORMOUS mango tree […]

Cauliflower Mushroom Risotto

Cauliflower Mushroom Risotto

Switch things up this week by making creamy Cauliflower Mushroom Risotto! This recipe is gluten-free, paleo-friendly, low carb, and delicious! If you’re part of my email list, you know that I’ve been experimenting with Paleo lately. If you’re not receiving my weekly emails, umm what are […]

Confessions of a Healthy-ish Latina

Confessions of a Healthy-ish Latina

I am Latina, hear me roar! …or something like that. Born and raised from Cuban parents means you can speak Spanish, dance salsa, be passionate AF (and stubborn af too), party like a rockstar, but guess what – you were also gifted with TERRIBLE eating […]

15-Minute Zucchini Noodles with Arugula Pesto + Shrimp

15-Minute Zucchini Noodles with Arugula Pesto + Shrimp

Spiralized zucchini noodles topped with a peppery arugula pesto and sautéed shrimp. A super easy dinner for those busy weeks! In case you haven’t noticed, I love cooking with shrimp. It’s low in calories, very versatile and pretty much goes well with everything. From salad to […]

Grilled Spicy Pineapple Chicken Kabobs

Grilled Spicy Pineapple Chicken Kabobs

Easy to make Grilled Spicy Pineapple Chicken Kabobs! Chicken marinated in a pineapple lime marinade then skewered with pineapple, seasoned with spices and grilled to delicious perfection! Since I live in an apartment complex, I can’t have a grill on my balcony. Booooo. So when […]

Chocolate Avocado Mousse with Almonds and Berries

Chocolate Avocado Mousse with Almonds and Berries

A deliciously creamy chocolate mousse made with avocado, unsweetened cacao powder, maple syrup, sea salt and topped with almonds and berries because YES! Have you ever eaten something so good and wondered “this is how I know God is real and loves me”? This was […]


Travel

Best Places To Eat In Miami

Best Places To Eat In Miami

Having lived in Florida all of my life, I’m often asked what are the best places to eat in Miami. The answer? There are TONS. From Asian, Caribbean, fusion cuisines and everything in between, Miami has lots to offer if you really look for it! I’ve had the pleasure […]

Eating & Drinking Around The World {at Epcot!}

Eating & Drinking Around The World {at Epcot!}

To think, Epcot Center was the park I hated the most as a kid. Now it’s my favorite park. My how things have changed. You grow up and learn that you can drink around the world without a passport! I’m thankful to have Disney World just […]

Eating My Way Through New Orleans

Eating My Way Through New Orleans

New Orleans is seriously one of my favorite places to visit! I’ve been three times! Fall 2008, Spring 2010, and Summer 2013. Hopefully, I’ll be there again soon. For now, check out some of the BEST places to eat, drink, see, visit in NOLA. Killer […]

How I Almost Died In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

How I Almost Died In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

All-inclusive resort for 5 days? Oh yes we did! My bff and I booked a trip to Punta Cana for her birthday in July 2013. From the moment we walked in, we were catered to hand and foot, having champagne delivered to our room, drinks delivered to us by the […]

California Part 3 {Napa Valley + San Francisco}

California Part 3 {Napa Valley + San Francisco}

For 5 days in May 2014, I ate, drank, was sleep deprived and enjoyed the most AMAZING sunsets and views that California had/has to offer. I went to LA, Venice Beach, drove up the Pacific Coast Highway which was the absolute best road trip I’ve ever taken, […]