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Summer Salad with Balsamic Glaze

Salads are one of my favorite summer meals. I like to pack them with veggies, fresh fruit, and either some leftover chicken, shrimp, steak, or quinoa. However, the real stunner in this recipe is the dressing. Ridiculously simple homemade balsamic glaze that in my humble opinion makes anything taste good. Literally you can drizzle this […]

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Sunday Slow Cooker: Simple Slow Cooker Pork

Slow cooked pork ranks up there as one of my favorite foods. Tender, delicious, packed with flavor, and low in calories when made with lean tendeloin – it’s easy, versatile, and so so tasty. This basic recipe makes a tasty pork dish all on it’s own but crisped up in the broiler and then tossed […]

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Tomatillo Braised Chicken

Tomatillos rank among one of my favorite ingredients. The slightly tangy, slighty herbal, slighty sweet friend of the tomato brings something special to any dish in my opinion. It is traditionally used in salsas and stews like in this recipe where it is made into salsa and used to quickly braise chicken on the stove-top […]

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Baked Crispy Taco Shells: New and Improved

With a summer full of tacos ahead of me, it’s important to have some quick and easy recipes up my sleeve to mix up the taco shells. Usually I reach for lightly grilled corn tortillas, low carb butter lettuce wraps, or warm soft flour tortillas; but every once in awhile I crave something crispy. That’s […]

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Sunday Slow Cooker: Tomato Chipotle Chicken Tacos

Sorry (but not sorry) about all the taco recipes lately. I just can’t help myself since it is all I want to eat in the summer time. A few tacos, grilled corn, and a fresh salad and I couldn’t be happier. This taco recipe is a combination of two of my favorites – Chicken Tinga […]

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Cucumber Mint Smoothie

For me cucumber and mint is like peanut & jelly, peas & carrots, peaches & creams. It is just a pair that naturally works and that I love, but one that I usually reserve for cocktails. Cucumber mint moitos? I’m in! A cucumber mint gimlet? Get out of town! So a few mornings ago I […]

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