Healthy-ish

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! This may be the recipe I cook for myself the most. Ground turkey is ALWAYS on my shopping list.  Sometimes, I go with lean ground […]

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 […]

Honey Soy Glazed Salmon with Spicy Kale Salad

Honey Soy Glazed Salmon with Spicy Kale Salad

Salmon glazed with honey, soy sauce, and lime juice with a simple spicy kale salad made with olive oil, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

Avocado Toast with Sweet Plantains & Feta Cheese

Avocado Toast with Sweet Plantains & Feta Cheese

Take avocado toast to the next level by adding sweet plantains and feta cheese on top! Easy, delicious and perfect for any time of day. What’s “maduros” you ask? That’s Spanish for “ripe” and they’re DELICIOUS! Lots of ripening action going on in this post, […]

Seared Scallops on Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Bell Pepper Sauce

Seared Scallops on Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Bell Pepper Sauce

A gourmet meal in only 40 minutes! Zucchini noodles topped with a light, roasted bell pepper sauce and seared scallops. No dairy, no preservatives, no added sugars, and absolutely delicious! It’s about that time…to spiralize all the things! It was Saturday afternoon and, I was just […]

Dark Chocolate Coffee Energy Bites

Dark Chocolate Coffee Energy Bites

Get your caffeine fix in just one bite! These dark chocolate coffee energy bites are simple to make, good-for-you, and will satisfy your sweet tooth! WAKE UP, WAKE UP, WAKE UP! If you need a caffeine boost at any time of the day, you definitely need to […]

Turkey Picadillo Flatbread {Seasoned Ground Turkey}

Turkey Picadillo Flatbread {Seasoned Ground Turkey}

Black bean hummus, seasoned cauliflower rice, Cuban-style ground turkey {turkey picadillo}, and two sunny side up eggs on a flatbread! You know when you want a really hearty, flavorful meal but hate that ‘so-full-you-can’t-breathe’ feeling? Well, this is the perfect solution. Dieting is hard. Very […]