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 flavorfulContinue reading “Easy Lemon Quinoa Salad”

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 hasContinue reading “Cheerios, our Cereal con Cariño and Quick Family Breakfast Story”

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-timeContinue reading “Trader Joe’s Grocery Haul- July 2016”

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 aContinue reading “Jalapeño Lemon Chicken”

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. 

Pork and Potatoes with Salsa Verde

 This dish is cooked in one skillet in less than thirty minutes, it only requires four main ingredients and it is inexpensive to make! The pork and potatoes are hearty and full of tangy salsa verde flavor. 

Trader Joe’s Haul

 Hello Friends, I’m back with another Trader Joe’s grocery haul! I have a love for grocery shopping. Like, let’s be real… my husband, Tommy, could take me on a date to Costco, and I’d be a happy girl. Today I’ll show you what I got at Trader Joe’s AKA my favorite grocery store last week.