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…

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…

Pumpkin Pecan Pie

This pie is my favorite for Thanksgiving, I never stray away from pumpkin. It’s so creamy and with the crunch of the pecan topping, you can’t go wrong. Pumpkin Pecan Pie Difficulty: Easy Ingredients for Filling: Canned Pumpkin- 15 oz Dark Brown Sugar- 3/4 cup Cinnamon- 2 tsp Vanilla- 1 tsp Evaporated Milk- 1 cup…

Traditional Candied Yams

This is an ultimate Southern favorite! You can’t have thanksgiving without sweet potatoes drowning in sugar & your favorite fall spices. This side dish is a must, let’s get to it! Traditional Candied Yams Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Sweet Potatoes- 5 medium potatoes, peeled and cut in large chunks White sugar- 2 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter-…

Lemon Cranberry Sauce

Today I cooked for the first time my own homemade cranberry sauce with a fresh citrus infusion. It was so simple to make and quite yummy. Lemon Cranberry Sauce Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Fresh cranberries- 12 oz bag White Sugar- 1 cup 2 tbsp  Lemon Zest- of 1 lemon Lemon Peel- 3-4 rings Water- 2 tbsp Instructions…

Latin Empanadas 

I’m Latin and a staple food in my culture is empanadas. They come with all kinds of fillings meat, chicken, shrimp or even cheese. Today I made simple beef empanadas. I’m going to share with you this wonderful, simple fried delight. Let’s get started! Latin Empanadas Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: Ground Beef- 1 lb Red Bell…