WHERE HEALTHY MEETS DELISH

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Creamy 2 Minute Dairy-Free Ranch

Creamy 2 Minute Dairy-Free Ranch

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 […]

Sundried Tomato Garlic Alfredo Sauce (Dairy-Free!!)

Sundried Tomato Garlic Alfredo Sauce (Dairy-Free!!)

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; […]

Sweet and Sour Lentil Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Lentil Meatballs

Potlucks, parties, BBQ’s all come to mind when it’s summer time. And honestly summer goes by way to fast to use plates, so it’s better to just stick to the finger foods. Ain’t nobody got time for plates!

Sweet and sour meatballs is are oh so tasty. Pop a toothpick in it, and you’ve got yourself a finger food! Meatballs are delicious, but wouldn’t they taste even better if you knew you were eating a healthier version of them? (more…)

30 Minute Whole Wheat Thai Pizza

30 Minute Whole Wheat Thai Pizza

My name is Shannon and pizza is my guilty pleasure. (Hi Shannon!) …Okay it’s not an addiction, but if I could make pizza a little healthier I’d probably be going to addict meetings all the time. As you may know, I’m a hardcore fan of […]

Put-On-Everything Chipotle Salsa

Put-On-Everything Chipotle Salsa

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 […]

Zucchini Lasagna with Homemade Marinara Sauce

Zucchini Lasagna with Homemade Marinara Sauce

I’m a sucker for lasagna. Well just all Italian food really…and Italians. Basically anything that is related to Italians or their food, you can’t really go wrong.  Spring is here and so are zucchinis so ain’t nobody got time for pasta! (more…)

20 Minute Peanut Noodles

20 Minute Peanut Noodles

One of the reasons I’ve always liked cooking and eating delicious food (apart from it just being super delicious) is that certain foods bring back a sense of nostalgia. You know what I’m talking about. I’m talking about those secret family recipes, those foods that […]

Veggie Slaw and Sweet Basil Lime Dressing

Veggie Slaw and Sweet Basil Lime Dressing

I’ll just start by stating the obvious: street food in Mexico is amazing! Right? I know it. You know it. We all know it. Especially in Oaxaca, the unofficial food capital of Mexico, not all street food is created equal. 

Salsa Verde Veggie Enchiladas

Salsa Verde Veggie Enchiladas

After living in Mexico for about four years now, I’ve built up a somewhat decent tolerance to spicy foods. But this doesn’t just magically happen. Just like anything that you want to improve, it requires hard work and dedication. I can’t count how many tacos I’ve had to eat to tolerate that kind of spice…oh darn! But I can count how many habanero peppers I’ve eaten, one, only one.  (more…)

Creamy Basil Garlic Avocado Spaghetti

Creamy Basil Garlic Avocado Spaghetti

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up this weekend but you wouldn’t even know it where I live. Oaxaca, Mexico is not the most festive when it comes to Irish holidays and understandable so.  However, in grade school I remember it was always SOO important that […]