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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 […]

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 […]

Samosa Twice Baked Potatoes

Samosa Twice Baked Potatoes

After living in Mexico for four years I’ve come pretty accustomed to spicy foods. I’ve built up a tolerance and can handle some heat. But in Washington there are many other foods that have a different kind of spice. Because its just a hop across the ocean, Washington state receives a lot of immigrants from a variety of Asian countries. And their food is glorious! (more…)

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 […]

Spicy Chipotle Papas

Spicy Chipotle Papas

Out of all the vegetables, potatoes are probably what I eat most and def one of my favorites.  For some reason potatoes get a bad rap for being unhealthy, starchy and fattening. And I say to each his own because I ain’t buyin’ it!

Chorizo Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Chorizo Stuffed Zucchini Boats

I don’t have kids, but I have a picky eater husband so its kind of the same thing. My husband, along with millions of kids I’m sure, is not a fan of vegetables. And unfortunately for him, I am.  (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 […]

Mexican Chicken Pozole

Mexican Chicken Pozole

If you know me then you know that I live in Oaxaca, Mexico and have been for about the past four years. You would also know that my husband is Mexican, Oaxacan, Ismenan.  He comes from the heart of Oaxaca where an old traditional culture […]

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…)

Papa Nachos with Simple Guacamole and Chipotle Dressing

Papa Nachos with Simple Guacamole and Chipotle Dressing

At my house we call this Papa Nachos which is really nacho fries. Here’s a super simple, plant based, extra yummy recipe coming that even carnivores will LOVE! Fill up on plant proteins from refried beans and healthy fats from guacamole.