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Garlic Lover’s Camarones al Mojo de Ajo

Garlic Lover’s Camarones al Mojo de Ajo

My husband is from what’s called ‘el istmo de Oaxaca’ which means Oaxaca’s isthmus. His hometown is right on the beach where it’s always hot and sunny. The best thing about living so close to a beach is that there is always AMAZING seafood! Seafood […]

Pesto Zucchini Noodle Salad

Pesto Zucchini Noodle Salad

We made it! My husband and I made the great move back to the United States! It’s been hectic and a learning process to say the least but we are oh so happy to be here. That being said lets rewind a bit… Before my […]

4 Ingredient Mango Chipotle Dressing

4 Ingredient Mango Chipotle Dressing

We all know how important it is to eat as many vegetables as possible. “Eat your broccoli! It will make you big and strong”, they say. I don’t know about you but I’m not one for a big bowl of leafy greens on the daily. I know how important to practically eat your weight in spinach, but I gotta say. It feels like a chore.

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Pad Thai Slaw with Peanut Dressing

Pad Thai Slaw with Peanut Dressing

I’m all for spicing things up and a sad ol’ coleslaw was in desperate need of some sprucing! This pad thai veggie slaw is similar to your traditional coleslaw with shredded carrots and cabbage but instead of a lifeless watered-down mayo dressing, I’ve added a […]

Double Chocolate Chickpea Cookies

Double Chocolate Chickpea Cookies

Late night snacks are my arch nemesis. They’re my dirty little secret and the thing I love to hate. Unfortunately what most people tend to grab for late night snacks are packed full of sugar, salt and calories. I had to find some kind of […]

5 Ingredient Oven Baked Falafels

5 Ingredient Oven Baked Falafels

New year, new me..right? So cliche but this is still the hard truth for everyone setting new years resolutions, me included. (more…)

Creamy Roasted Acorn Squash Soup

Creamy Roasted Acorn Squash Soup

I’m spending this holiday season in the Pacific Northwest and am so excited to soak up all the winter veggies! After spending a few years in Mexico, one thing that I always miss are the winter squashes. There are so many delicious, creamy squashes that […]

Vegan Roasted Poblano Pepper and Corn Chowder

Vegan Roasted Poblano Pepper and Corn Chowder

When most people talk about Mexico it’s usually to discuss their recent vacation in one of the AMAZING beaches and how they drank cocktails all day under the hot sun. However, certain times of year Mexico can get a little chilly, contrary to the stereotype. […]

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quesadillas

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quesadillas

Fall has got to be my favorite time of the year. The leaves change and it’s beautiful! It’s the perfect time to get cozy with a blanket and hot beverage on the couch. It’s pumpkin spice season and it is delicious! (Haters gonna hate!) I LOVE fall’s seasonal foods and can’t get enough of them. Of all those fall foods, sweet potatoes are definitely high up on that list. (more…)

Spicy White Bean Soup

Spicy White Bean Soup

A few weeks ago a rare occasion happened in Oaxaca: my husband and I had the SAME afternoon free with absolutely NO obligations!! WOOHOO!! That happens about once in a million years. So we decided to have lunch at a casual place downtown where they […]