After living Mexico for four years, somehow I’m still not immune to cravings for American foods. You can take the girl out of Washington but you can’t take the Washington out of the girl! One of my favorite snacks is ranch and veggies. Mexico is […]
In case you are not aware, potatoes are vegetables. But for some reason they get a bad rap for being so fattening and one of the worst things you could eat. Starchy vegetables are delicious and nutritious. I wanted to focus on these misunderstood veggies […]
Along with sushi and pickles, I’m also a pasta lover. And if you know me this should not come as a surprise to you. I pretty much just love food in general, pasta included. If using whole grain noodles, pasta can actually be pretty healthy; however some of my favorite sauces are not. So for this sauce recipe I wanted to focus on using a lighter version while still packing a punch when it comes to flavor. This sundried tomato garlic alfredo is all the flavor, but half the calories! (more…)
Let me just start out by saying: quinoa. It’s AWESOME!!! When I was making this Green Machine Quinoa Salad with Basil Garlic Dressing, I reacquainted myself with quinoa and forgot how much I love it.
When my husband or I have a day off from work, our first thought is where are we going. We take a vacation any chance we can get! It’s not often that both of us have the same days off, so when it comes around our bags are packed and we’re out the door in under an hour. I’m also a self proclaimed professional packer which helps to speed things along as well. (more…)
One thing that I and I know a lot of others struggle with is deciding between eating healthy or super juicy delicious crave worthy food that you’ve been dreaming about for days. Anyone?…Anyone? But eating healthy doesn’t always have to be deciding between yummy and […]
If you know me or have read my blog before you know that my husband is Mexican and we live in Mexico. Mexican food is very different from American but oh so good! And if you’ve had authentic Mexican food you know that they put salsa on EVERYTHING. (more…)