Healthy-ish

Spicy Arugula Salad with Pecorino, Lemon & Olive Oil

Spicy Arugula Salad with Pecorino, Lemon & Olive Oil

A simple 6-ingredient spicy arugula salad made with peppery arugula, shaved Pecorino cheese, pine nuts, red chili flakes, lemon juice and olive oil! Makes for a perfect starter or side.  This is one of the easiest salads you’ll ever make. Also, one of my favorites! While in a restaurant, […]

Spicy Salmon with Cucumber Noodles & Avocado Dill Dressing

Spicy Salmon with Cucumber Noodles & Avocado Dill Dressing

Salmon with a spicy rub and a spiralized cucumber noodle salad with a creamy avocado dill dressing. A healthy dinner ready in just 25 minutes! I have a STRONG feeling this 25-minute spicy salmon dinner will become part to your rotation. Why? Because it became part of mine! Of course it […]

Easy Cuban Pork Fried Brown Rice

Easy Cuban Pork Fried Brown Rice

Easy Cuban Pork Fried Brown Rice. Brown rice with Cuban-style pulled pork, chopped sweet plantains, scallions, and a fried egg. An easy 20-minute meal using leftover pulled pork and brown rice! Guess what? Planning your meals means being able to make bomb ass dishes like […]

Salmon Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Olive Oil Dressing

Salmon Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Olive Oil Dressing

Salmon Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Olive Oil Dressing. Pan seared salmon served with chilled quinoa, mixed greens, and a simple balsamic olive oil dressing. An easy 15-minute meal! I looooove when dinners come together easily and quickly, don’t you? This is a great example of […]

2-Ingredient Banana Almond Butter Ice Cream {No-Churn!}

2-Ingredient Banana Almond Butter Ice Cream {No-Churn!}

2-Ingredient Banana Almond Butter Ice Cream. A deliciously sweet no-churn ice cream made with bananas and almond butter! No ice cream maker needed. A great way to use ripe bananas! Don’t you just hate when you have ripe bananas on the counter? Just sitting there. Staring at […]

5-Minute Kalamata Olive Hummus

5-Minute Kalamata Olive Hummus

Kalamata olive hummus without tahini! A creamy, boldly flavored dip made with chickpeas, kalamata olives, garlic, olive oil and spices. Perfect snack ready in 5 minutes! Have you ever been on your way home, SUPER hangry? Starving? Famished? Me too! Whenever I feel that way, it’s usually […]

Turkey Picadillo Lettuce Wraps {Seasoned Ground Turkey!}

Turkey Picadillo Lettuce Wraps {Seasoned Ground Turkey!}

Flavorful, easy-to-make lettuce wraps made with Cuban-style seasoned ground turkey. Perfect for a weeknight meal and lunch the next day! If you asked me what was the recipe I cooked most often – this would be it. Ground turkey is ALWAYS on my shopping list. Sometimes, […]

Chili-Rubbed Scallops with Cuban Black Beans + Brown Rice

Chili-Rubbed Scallops with Cuban Black Beans + Brown Rice

Scallops rubbed with smoky, spicy chili powder served with healthy Cuban-style black beans and brown rice, and garlicky sautéed spinach. Phew! That was a long title. Have you ever made something that you KNOW is good…like you can just HEAR your mom saying “Daaaamn. You made that?!” […]

Brussels Sprouts, Kale, & Black Bean Salsa Spinach Wrap

Brussels Sprouts, Kale, & Black Bean Salsa Spinach Wrap

That looks amazing, doesn’t it?! For those of you that are trying to reset your eating habits after a FABULOUS holiday break, this is for you! I’m definitely NOT feeling guilty about the cookies, flan, and all the other indulgences I enjoyed over the break. I fully […]

Jerk Chicken Spinach Salad

Jerk Chicken Spinach Salad

Spicy, sweet, juicy, grilled jerk chicken breast with baby spinach, mangoes, avocado, cucumber, tomato, sliced almonds and your favorite vinaigrette. Hello flavor! Ok, I know what you’re thinking. Yesterday, I said I wasn’t going to post salads. I can explain. What I meant was that I wasn’t […]

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

Nothing says Thanksgiving like classic sweet potato casserole made with cinnamon, pecans and topped with toasted mini marshmallows! Whether it’s a potluck, Friendsgiving or Thanksgiving with the fam, I’ve made this Classic Sweet Potato Casserole every year. There’s just something comforting about the smell of […]

Spiralized Butternut Squash Flatbread with Arugula Pesto

Spiralized Butternut Squash Flatbread with Arugula Pesto

Super easy, healthy, and meatless flatbread recipe made with spiralized butternut squash, arugula pesto, and feta cheese. YUM! Sooo, I have two EXCITING things to share! Have you ever heard of the SEED Food and Wine Festival? It’s the only plant-based food and wine festival […]