Tag: sweet

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. […]

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 […]

Pineapple Chickpea Stir Fry

Pineapple Chickpea Stir Fry

For the past few months I have been taking exercise a little more seriously. I have been trying to keep to the same schedule every day and have yet missed a day. Woohoo! Go me! But along with my new exercise routine has come with some serious hunger.  (more…)

Mexican Fried Bananas

Mexican Fried Bananas

Mexico is known for it’s street food, and for good reason. It’s delicious! Though it may not be the healthiest, fried bananas are a popular late night snack in Oaxaca, Mexico. 

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 […]

Tropical Fruit Salad

Tropical Fruit Salad

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…)

Dad’s Crockpot BBQ Beans

Dad’s Crockpot BBQ Beans

Easter is right around the corner and for this week I wanted to give you some simple recipes that are great for gatherings. One of the things I look forward to around holiday’s is definitely the food! A holiday without certain foods, honestly is not […]

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. 

Fireball Pork Chop with Mango Salsa

Fireball Pork Chop with Mango Salsa

When I moved to Mexico I was preparing for a bunch of new experiences. New city, new job, new food. But I never thought of all the things that Mexico didn’t have, and one of those is Fireball. Yes, Fireball the alcohol. Mexico has plenty of tequila and mezcal, but since I have been living here, I have never seen Fireball for sale.
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Apple Cider and Dijon Dressing

Apple Cider and Dijon Dressing

Dressings are great for all sorts of things and especially this one. I love it over veggies, roasted potatoes, and chicken. You could even use it as a simple marinade! I don’t know about you, but I’m loving dijon these days so this definitely hits […]