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Citrus-Marinated Steak Fajitas with Mango Salsa

Citrus-Marinated Steak Fajitas with Mango Salsa

Citrus-marinated thinly sliced steak pan seared and served with a tropical mango salsa on flour tortillas. An easy, flavorful dinner for a busy weeknight! Being the seafood lover that I am, I’m not big on beef which is why you don’t really see a lot of […]

Baked Salmon Meatballs with Spicy Avocado Crema

Baked Salmon Meatballs with Spicy Avocado Crema

Easy-to-make baked salmon meatballs made with fresh salmon and served with a spicy avocado crema! Ready in just 30 minutes. Perfect for dinner or as an appetizer! After making Baked Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs, I knew I had to make meatballs again…except I wanted to make them with fresh […]

Black Bean & Plantain “Rice” Parmesan Risotto

Black Bean & Plantain “Rice” Parmesan Risotto

Not your typical parmesan risotto recipe. This creamy risotto is made with spiralized then riced green plantains instead of arborio rice, black beans, spices and Parmesan cheese! Plantain “rice” sounds odd, right? You can’t buy it anywhere. This is the type of rice you make! […]

Lean Ground Beef over Zucchini Noodles {Healthy Cuban Picadillo!}

Lean Ground Beef over Zucchini Noodles {Healthy Cuban Picadillo!}

Lean Ground Beef over Zucchini Noodles! Lean ground beef, made Cuban-style served over spiralized sautéed zucchini noodles. A quick and easy 30-minute weeknight meal! Meal prepping every week is not fun but it’s necessary. Here are some tips to help with meal prepping: Cut or spiralize veggies with my […]

Easter M&M’S® Flower Pot Cupcakes

Easter M&M’S® Flower Pot Cupcakes

Easter M&M’S® Flower Pot Cupcakes. Deliciously moist and rich, dark chocolate cupcakes made in mini terra cotta clay pots, topped with smooth buttercream frosting, shredded coconut and M&M’S® candies!

Cashew Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cashew Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cashew Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps. Ground chicken with sweet hoisin sauce, salty soy sauce, crunchy cashews, scallions, and fresh basil. Dinner can’t get more deliciously healthy than this! One of my favorite bloggers, Andie Mitchell, came out with a cookbook last year called Eating in the Middle: A Mostly […]

Honey Balsamic Chicken Thighs with Arugula Cilantro Lime Slaw

Honey Balsamic Chicken Thighs with Arugula Cilantro Lime Slaw

Honey Balsamic Chicken Thighs with Arugula Cilantro Lime Slaw! Skinless, boneless chicken thighs dressed up in a honey balsamic glaze and served with a simple arugula cilantro lime slaw. An easy 30-minute dinner! When you’re in the kitchen, do you cook by the book or […]

Baked Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs

Baked Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs

Baked Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs. Super easy-to-make baked chicken meatballs tossed in a homemade sweet teriyaki sauce. A deliciously simple dinner! As if life couldn’t get more delicious around here. Here I go, making these Baked Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs. GEEZ JAMIE WHY. Because I love you. I know once […]

Baked Vegetarian Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Baked Vegetarian Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Baked Vegetarian Stuffed Sweet Potatoes. Baked sweet potatoes loaded with roasted corn, black beans, chopped tomatoes, diced onions, and avocado result in a meatless, flavorful and easy 20-minute meal for busy weeknights! Raise your hand if you’re here because you are WAY too busy to make dinner today. ME […]

Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps

Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork Lettuce Wraps

Simple lettuce wraps made with slow cooker spicy BBQ pulled pork and spiralized red cabbage. An easy middle-of-the-week dinner using leftovers! Every Sunday, I aim at prepping my meals for the week. Even if it’s just in parts. For example, cooking rice for the week or […]

Easy Black Bean Hummus without Tahini

Easy Black Bean Hummus without Tahini

Easy Black Bean Hummus Without Tahini. A deliciously simple hummus made with black beans, garlic, and spices. Few ingredients and ready in just 5 minutes! As I mentioned in my 5-Minute Kalamata Olive Hummus recipe, I’m always on the hunt for snacks! Let’s face it, without snacks, we’d […]

3 Quick + Easy Recipes with Avocado

3 Quick + Easy Recipes with Avocado

Enjoy 3 quick + easy recipes made with Avocados From Mexico! Spicy Avocado Breakfast Pizza, Black Bean Quinoa Bowl, and Baked Plantain Chips with Spicy Guacamole. I’m sure you will LOVE them!


Travel

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. Things definitely change when you grow up and learn that you can drink around the world without a passport! I’m thankful to have Disney World just a road trip […]

Eating My Way Through New Orleans

Eating My Way Through New Orleans

        Fall 2008 + Spring 2010 + Summer 2013. Yes, I’ve been 3 times! New Orleans is seriously one of my favorite places to visit. Where I’ve eaten + drank in New Orleans Killer Po’boys // Behind Erin Rose Bar. The real deal. Shrimp […]

Where To Eat in Miami

Where To Eat in Miami

Miami has several eateries to explore! Whether you’re visiting soon or are interested in visiting a new spot, here’s a list of where to eat in Miami. I’ve lived in Miami, Florida all of my life. Since I’m often asked where are the best eateries in Miami, […]

How I Almost Died In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

How I Almost Died In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

   Summer 2013. 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. From the moment we walked in, we were catered to hand and foot, having champagne delivered to our room, drinks delivered to us by […]

California Part 3 {Napa Valley + San Francisco}

California Part 3 {Napa Valley + San Francisco}

Spring 2014. For 5 days in May, 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 […]