Appetizers & Snacks · Main Dish · Recipes

Shrimp Nachos with Roasted Jalapeños and Corn

Nachos are one of my favorite dishes to order when we go out! I love all the cheese and toppings, but usually I don’t see nachos with shrimp on the menu. These shrimp nachos with easy pan roasted jalapeños and corn  and tons of guacamole are just the best thing ever to me right now!… Continue reading Shrimp Nachos with Roasted Jalapeños and Corn

Recipes · Sweets

Quick & Easy Holiday Cookie Recipes

Baking has always been a love of mine. I remember a couple of years ago, the first time I made buttery homemade pie crust using the Barefoot Contessa’s recipe, I was so proud of myself! Also, I remember when I was a girl and made my first cake using Betty Crocker™ boxed cake mix… I… Continue reading Quick & Easy Holiday Cookie Recipes

Main Dish · Recipes · Side Dish

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

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.