Recipes

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. Banana muffins made with whole wheat flour, vanilla flavored protein powder, and a few chocolate chips because YES! Easy-to-make and ready in 30 minutes from start to finish! I’m obsessed with bananas. Whenever I have leftover bananas, I get excited because […]

15-Minute Spicy Fish Tacos with Slaw

15-Minute Spicy Fish Tacos with Slaw

Easy-to-make spicy fish tacos with pan-fried white fish, slaw, and chipotle mayo. A healthier alternative to fried fish tacos ready in just 15 minutes!  A few years ago, there was a Mexican restaurant in Miami that had the BEST estilo baja tacos! Beer-battered deep fried […]

Cuban-Style Deviled Shrimp (Camarones Enchilados)

Cuban-Style Deviled Shrimp (Camarones Enchilados)

Spicy, saucy, fragrant Cuban-style deviled shrimp (or shrimp creole, or camarones enchilados) served over rice! Perfect for special occasions or weeknight meals! In 1975, my mom bought a Cuban paperback cookbook, which is now in shreds. She had only been living in Miami for less than […]

Healthy Chicken & Shrimp Paella

Healthy Chicken & Shrimp Paella

A simple-to-make paella using brown rice, chicken, shrimp, turmeric, smoked paprika, and fresh lime juice. Perfect for a special occasion or weekly meal prep! You know how I’m always saying that you should have cooked rice in the fridge? THIS IS WHY. Well, not exactly THIS […]

Spicy Tuna Steak Burgers with Wasabi Mayo

Spicy Tuna Steak Burgers with Wasabi Mayo

Turn fresh tuna steaks into simple, delicious burgers made with sesame oil, soy sauce, spices, tomato, onions, avocado, and wasabi mayo! A 20-minute meal! Anyone here a sushi fan? Meeeee! I love sushi SO much. Spicy tuna fan over here! I also love eel rolls […]

The BEST Chewy, Rich, Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

The BEST Chewy, Rich, Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Deliciously rich, chewy, and soft chocolate chip cookies. Everyone has a favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. This one is mine and it’s the BEST!

Healthy Egg Muffin Cups {Meal Prep Idea!}

Healthy Egg Muffin Cups {Meal Prep Idea!}

Healthy Egg Muffin Cups. Avoid skipping breakfast by making these healthy egg muffin cups ahead of time with kale, spinach, eggs, cheese, or even leftovers! These healthy egg muffin cups will save your life! They saved mine. See, I used to commute to work for an […]

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!