Garlic Chili Marinated Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos

Being very preoccupied with my half marathon training has its own benefits.  I’m learning two important lessons of cooking, the importance of prep and the necessity to prepare easy dishes. My already busy schedule is now much busier and although I am getting the hang of managing my time better than I have ever before, […]

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Turkey Enchilada Loaded Nachos

Turkey Enchilada Loaded Nachos

I am so excited to share that I am officially training for my first Half Marathon. It’s an exciting feeling but I know what lies ahead of me. It’s not going to be easy but it is certainly going to be rewarding and thrilling. I feel as if this is the beginning of something new. […]

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Light Chicken Chimichangas with Chimichurri Sauce

Light Chicken Chimichangas with Chimichurri Sauce

I call it my triple C dish. Say chicken chimichangas with chimichurri three times and see what happens to your tongue. Put chicken chimichangas with chimichurri sauce on the dinner table and see what happens then. Guaranteed pleaser. What sets these chimichangas apart from the traditional version is that they aren’t fried and full of […]

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Salmon Rice Bowl

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I am obsessed with rice bowls right now especially when loaded with healthy fiber rich ingredients like brown rice, beans, avocado and tomatoes. This is one of the easiest dinners to prepare yet it is satisfying, nutritious and absolutely delicious. The bright colors are inviting and the flavor is plentiful. Salmon is a versatile fish […]

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Drunken Beans (Frijoles Borrachos)

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Today we’re having Drunken Beans, a savory and satisfying dish made with beer, beans and ground beef. I love beans but that was not always the case. I have to thank my husband for bringing out the bean loving side in me. They have become a frequent visitor on our dinner table. Beans are a […]

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Orange Strawberry Tequila Fizz

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This drink  reminds me of the warm beaches of Mexico, its beautiful people and the grand time we had there.  Since Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner it’s a perfect time to have a tequila inspired drink. Not that I need an excuse to have a good cocktail. Kurt and I must have […]

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