Meat Stuffed Potato Balls (Relleno de Papas) Latin Style

In Puerto Rico in the morning it’s customary to run to your local bakery and grab some fresh baked Sweet Bread (pan sobao) or Pan de Agua (water bread), with some pastries and some fried delicacies (I know what you must be thinking… FRIED FOOD IN THE MORNING?! I didn’t make this up I just…

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…

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 🏈 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…

Ribeye Steak with a Side of Roasted Potatoes with Avocado Aioli 

I recently decided to explore healthier foods so I went on a google binge searching for inspiration for new dishes. I came across a recipe on ilovevegan.com for roasted potatoes with an avocado aioli dressing and I was compelled to share it with the rest of you all! I hope you love it as much…

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…

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,…

Turkey Cuban Sandwich

I have plenty of leftover turkey so I’ve been forced to get creative. We love Cuban sandwiches but my diet doesn’t include pork so what better substitution than turkey. Cuban sandwiches are simple and delicious, let’s get to it. Turkey Cuban Sandwich Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Turkey Breast- 2 1/2 cups roughly chopped Swiss Cheese- 1/4…