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Easy Lemon Quinoa Salad

 Since I am not much of a meat eater, I am always looking for ways to add more protein into my diet. This Easy Lemon Quinoa Salad is by far my favorite way to eat quinoa. Quinoa is a complete protein, and pairing it with crisp vegetables and bright lemon juice makes it so flavorful… Continue reading Easy Lemon Quinoa Salad

Breakfast · Recipes

Cheerios, our Cereal con Cariño and Quick Family Breakfast Story

My siblings and I grew up with two hard working parents, and as much as we loved my mom’s Mexican cooking of homemade flour tortillas or spicy chilaquiles with lots of melty cheese, that just wasn’t always possible for breakfast. A lot of mornings our go to breakfast was cereal, and a family favorite has… Continue reading Cheerios, our Cereal con Cariño and Quick Family Breakfast Story


Where & What to Eat in Portland, Oregon

Let me tell you something about my husband and I. One of our favorite things to do on vacation is eat. We went to Portland, Oregon on vacation, and I just have to share with you all of the food we ate and where we got it. Portland is a total food town. There are… Continue reading Where & What to Eat in Portland, Oregon

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Trader Joe’s Grocery Haul- July 2016

It’s that time again. Time for a Trader Joe’s grocery haul where I show you what I bought at Trader Joe’s. Personally, I love grocery shopping as well as seeing what other people buy. Yes, grocery hauls are a thing! Just Google search it, and you will see. Trader Joe’s is one of my all-time… Continue reading Trader Joe’s Grocery Haul- July 2016

Main Dish · Recipes

Jalapeño Lemon Chicken

Sometimes you need a little something different for lunch or dinner. Try this recipe for my Jalapeño Lemon Chicken, and give your chicken breast a tangy little makeover. Pair it with a fresh salad for a light and satisfying meal or with beans and rice to make it hearty!  This week I came back from a… Continue reading Jalapeño Lemon Chicken

Main Dish · Recipes

Chicken and Vegetable Coconut Curry 

 I grew up eating Mexican food and pizza. I did not grow up eating curry! In fact, before making this recipe I’d only had curry maybe once in my adult life. Over the last several months I’ve made this recipe many times, and Tommy and I just can’t get enough.