Sautéed Mushrooms and Garden Spinach

Are you eating mushrooms?!?  If not, why not????  Mushrooms are surprisingly healthy- they are low in carbs and calories but high in vitamins, minerals, and enzymes.  For this reason, they are known to boost the immune system and fight certain diseases. I’m not sure how popluar mushrooms are in the general population, but personally I…

Puerto Rican Chops y Arroz con Gandules

Are you looking for something different to cook for your family dinners?  Something flavorful?  Did you ever think you would be able to cook Puerto Rican food at home?  Well, here is the easiest and tastiest recipe there is! This is another go-to, family favorite, fairly simple, full of taste recipe…most ingredients in this meal are Goya brand…

La Carnicería- Tacos al Pastor and Hot Banana Pepper Pico de Gallo

Tacos…oh, the wonder of tacos:  street tacos, gourmet tacos, BBQ tacos, fusion tacos, Americanized tacos…I love them all.  I go to all the taquerías I can get to in search of the best, most flavorful, most authentic taco, BUT I also love making them at home.  AND we have found the secret to making the best…

Tomato Basil Avocado Pizz-ita

So this weekend I made my Caprese and Palta toast on Ciabatta, but I only had one piece of ciabatta (Lol!) and after devouring it, I wanted MORE!  I didn’t want to use our old, white Wonder Bread that the rest of the fam eats, SO I decided to turn to my best friend, the…

Palta and Caprese Toast

Palta.  In 2007 I spent a year in Southern Chile working as a volunteer English teacher.  On my blog, you will see many food posts that reference Chile and its cuisine because it was there that I was introduced to a slew of Chilean food traditions that I became obsessed with and will always hold…