Plantain Canoe

This is a Latin inspired plantain dish, the plantain canoe is a ripe sweet plantain stuffed with ground beef, topped with shredded cheese and garnished with cilantro. It’s a wonderful combination of flavors and goes perfectly with a side of avocado. Let’s get started. Plantain Canoe Difficulty: Intermediate Ingredients: Ground Beef- 1 lbs Green Bell…

Homemade Buttery PancakesĀ 

My family loves pancakes, who doesn’t? Sometimes they can lack in the flavor department, this is my take on the classic pancake recipe. Let’s get started. Homemade Buttery Pancakes Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Flour- 1 1/2 cups Baking Powder- 3 1/2 tsp Salt- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon- a dash White sugar- 1/8 cup Eggs- 1 Milk- 1…

Easy Homemade Lemonade

It’s starting to heat up in the south here in Florida. So let’s start the BBQ grills and pull out the fruity drinks. Today I’m going to start with the simplest of refreshing beverages, Lemonade. This is a fool proof recipe, easy peasy lemon squeezy! Let’s get started. Easy Homemade Lemonade Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Fresh…

Spanish Chicken Stew

Spanish Chicken Stew -or- Pollo Guisado is a staple dish in my Latin household. It’s tender, full of flavor, and perfect on a mountain of rice. Today I’m going to share with you all this easy chicken dish can be made any night of the week in under and hour. Let’s get to it. Spanish…

Bangin’ Shrimp

Who doesn’t love em’ some Bonefish Grill?, especially the bang bang shrimp appetizer. They’re crunchy, they’re spicy and scrumptious! After much research I found this recipe on: http://www.joeshealthymeals.com and it was spot on to the original. I couldn’t change a thing, I just doubled up on the quantity cause I’ve got a big family. Enough talking,…

Crockpot Creamy Mac and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is an American favorite, kids love it and adults can’t deny it’s cheesy goodness. Today I made this all American classic in my handy crockpot. Minimal cooking and scrumptious results, no wrong can be done. Let’s get started. Crockpot Creamy Mac and Cheese Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Elbow Macaroni- 16 oz Extra Sharp…

Ten Layer Dip

What better recipe to share with ya’ll on Super Bowl Sunday than a TEN LAYER DIP. Not seven, eight or nine but TEN! Has the right amount of kick and perfect for the event tonight. Let’s go šŸˆ Ten Layer Dip Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Ground Beef- 1 lb Pinto Beans- 2 cans Mexican Shredded Cheese-…

Easiest Sweet & Spicy Crockpot Chicken

My mother in law gifted me with a crockpot and I’ve been so anxious to start trying new recipes. My first official crockpot delight was Sweet & Spicy Chicken Breasts. The glaze is sweet with a hint of sriracha heat, and it couldn’t be easier. Let’s get started friends. Easiest Sweet & Spicy Crockpot Chicken…

Asian Inspired Lettuce Wraps

Lately my husband has been a bit of a health nut,  but i refuse to eat boring veggies so I spiced it up. Today I made a copycat of PF CHANGS chicken lettuce wrap my way. So, let’s get to it. Asian Inspired Lettuce Wrap Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Chicken Breast- 2 breasts diced extra small…

Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sliders

My family loves fun finger foods, today I made something with a kick. Spicy chicken and fresh broccoli slaw on a sweet savory bun. It’s a party favorite and it’s easy to make. Let’s get started. Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sliders Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Chicken Breasts- 2 breasts shredded Buffalo Sauce- 3/4 cup Fresh Deli American…

Shrimp Ceviche

My husband loves Ceviche! It’s so easy to make and absolutely delightful. The fresh seafood, citrus aroma and crisp veggies… What’s not to love? Let’s get started on this delicious recipe, that’ll make you feel like your eating seaside! Shrimp Ceviche Ingredients: Crab Meat- 1/2 lb roughly chopped Extra Large Shrimp – 1/2 lb cooked,…