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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, […]

Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta

Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta

Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta. Light, fresh, and delicious lemon garlic shrimp with angel hair pasta. An easy 20-minute dinner! Truth be told, I’m not a big pasta lover. I KNOW RIGHT. WHO AM I? Not a fan of too much sauce or […]

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-ingredient Piña Colada Popsicles

5-ingredient Piña Colada Popsicles

Pretend like it’s Summer all year long with these easy to make creamy piña colada popsicles made with just 5 ingredients!  My friend, Martha gifted me with this ADORABLE pin! It’s what gave me the inspiration to make these deliciously creamy Piña Colada Popsicles! The pin shows a […]

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 […]

Award Show Viewing Party Menu {Golden Globes, Grammys, Oscars}

Award Show Viewing Party Menu {Golden Globes, Grammys, Oscars}

To know me is to know that I am award show OBSESSED. From the Globes to the Emmys, Grammys, and Oscars, you can find me glued to the TV watching the red carpet, admiring the amazing dresses and tweeting my way through the entire show! Some […]

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 […]

Blackened Mahi Mahi Sandwich

Blackened Mahi Mahi Sandwich

Fresh, juicy, smokey, spicy, blackened mahi mahi sandwich (aka dolphin sandwich) on a kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato and mashed avocado! One of my favorite restaurants ever in this world is this seafood & bar place named Flanigan’s, located only in Florida. If you’re ever […]

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?!” […]