Date Night Worthy Mussels

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It’s #Skinny Guac O’Clock time

This is a recipe that has taken me quite a few times to master but I finally figured out the avocado to non-fat greek yogurt ratio. What's great about this is that it not only lightens up your normal guacamole dip, but it also doubles it in size. #yaaaas Guacamole is fun, you can add all … Continue reading It’s #Skinny Guac O’Clock time

Skinny Ranch Taco Crackerole [lettucewraps]

Hello my friends, it has been too long but the accidental hiatus is (hopefully) over. Although I have not posted in quite some time (you can thank nursing school for that*into my final year this fall*), I have still been in the kitchen experimenting with some deliciously healthy food alternatives, great for diets and meal … Continue reading Skinny Ranch Taco Crackerole [lettucewraps]

The Most Delicious Turkey Chili

April in the District has brought us the usual gorgeous blooms, however, mother nature has thrown us a cold front this week and I feel there is no better way to combat the cold than with a bowl of delicious chili. I often make chili in the crockpot since you can't really go wrong with … Continue reading The Most Delicious Turkey Chili

Melt in your mouth, Parmesean Chicken Breast

This is one of my favorite recipes I have made recently. It is quite indulgent, however it is extremely simple and tasty to make. Worth it. The easiness of cooking the whole meal at once is also pretty appealing to the beginner chefs out there. You can make this the night before you want to … Continue reading Melt in your mouth, Parmesean Chicken Breast

Baja Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos don't need a long introduction.  I haven't done too much with shrimp in the past so when my grocery store had a killer special on fresh shrimp, I decided to get outside my comfort zone. Frozen shrimp works as well, just make sure you de-thaw before you cook. This recipe is an easy base for the … Continue reading Baja Shrimp Tacos

Blueberry Mango Salsa Fresca

"Extra, extra, pico, please", is my only request, every time I eat Mexican, since as long as I can remember. Sometimes, I even look forward to the pico more than the actual meal. I love everything about pico de gallo, the freshness of the chopped veggies, the bursts of flavor.. pico is just awesome. I am … Continue reading Blueberry Mango Salsa Fresca

Sriracha Crema Sauce

The perfect addition to top off any taco, is this sauce I created with some inspiration from the internet and local rotisserie spots. You probably have everything in your fridge for it already and it takes just moments to make! It reminds me of the amazingly creamy sauces you can get from any peruvian chicken … Continue reading Sriracha Crema Sauce

Corn and Black Bean Salad

This simple mixture of goodness has been incorporated into a lot of meals I have made this year. It has accompanied some of my crock pot creations, been used as a side with my meals and also enjoyed as a snack.   It takes minutes to make and is very inexpensive, even with organic produce.  If you're … Continue reading Corn and Black Bean Salad