Corn and Poblano Empanadas

September 15 was the beginning of Hispanic Heritage month. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month I wanted to share some of my favorite dishes. This Corn and Poblano Empanadas recipe was well received even though this is a house full of carnivores. Continue reading “Corn and Poblano Empanadas”

Instant Pot Arroz con Pollo (Chicken with Rice)

I love a soul warming chicken and rice dish (probably because I’m a carbaholic). And from a very young age, I loved Arroz con Pollo. Anytime I make it, it reminds me of my childhood. It’s like nothing but happiness on a plate. A nice moist chicken can be difficult but this Instant Pot Arroz con Pollo (Chicken with Rice) is not.

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PB&J Sushi Roll Recipe

My little loves peanut butter and jelly but at school he wasn’t allowed to have any nut product. So when he was home it seemed as though he always wanted peanut butter and jelly. He said for it so often, I found different ways to make it so I could be excited about it. And that’s how the PB&J Sushi Roll Recipe was born. Continue reading “PB&J Sushi Roll Recipe”

Breakfast Burritos

So, I am absolutely in love with breakfast burritos. Sometimes, if I have to think about breakfast it just doesn’t happen. So having a breakfast that’s easy to make takes the stress out of the morning (well at least that part of the morning). Best part… this recipe can be made ahead of time and thrown in the freezer. These breakfast burritos are so delicious, it actually makes me want to eat breakfast. Even on my groggiest days. Continue reading “Breakfast Burritos”

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

So…. I have a confession. I have a freezer full of carrots. I’ve been trying every carrot dish I’ve come across. But making breakfast as easy as possible has been my main focus since we’ve kicked off back to school. I love these Carrot Cake Overnight Oats. Not just because it’s another way to get rid of the carrots in the freezer but because it’s healthy. Who can say no to carrot cake for breakfast, right? Continue reading “Carrot Cake Overnight Oats”

Bo Ssam Korean Pork Belly

The first year I went to the New York City Food and Wine Festival I was enamored. We spent a lot of time talking to the chef from the Korean Food Foundation. I thought it was wonderful that they were encouraging people to cook more Korean food and to visit Korea to learn more about Korean culture and food. The recipe I got from the chef there is the base of this Bo Ssam Korean Pork Belly. Continue reading “Bo Ssam Korean Pork Belly”

Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry

Sometimes it seems as though a good vegetarian dish is hard to find. But that’s not true. This Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry is the perfect vegetarian dish. This dish is quick to make and filled with flavor. I suggest you make this Baingan Bharta your main dish instead of your side dish. Continue reading “Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry”

Banana Carrot Bread

I haven’t met a banana bread I didn’t like and this one is no different. We’ve had a ton. Actually, several tons of carrots this summer so I had find something to do with all these carrots. Carrots actually help to boost the immune system along with a slew of other great benefits. This Banana Carrot Bread is delicious and packed with tons of vitamins and minerals. Yup, delicious and nutritious. Continue reading “Banana Carrot Bread”

South African Peri Peri Chicken

One of the places it seems several of my friends have gone but I still have not been is Africa. Yup, I have yet to set foot in one African nation. One of my college roommates is actually there right now and I am inspired. So inspired, I made South African Peri Peri chicken for the family. Continue reading “South African Peri Peri Chicken”

Eggs and Ham in a Jar

When I was pregnant my mom (and everyone else) was on me about having breakfast in the morning. I told her I didn’t have time. But you know how mom’s are she didn’t want to hear it she told me to pop some eggs in a ramekin and put it in the microwave for 30 seconds. That’s how Eggs and Ham in a Jar came to be. Continue reading “Eggs and Ham in a Jar”