Ensalada de Coditos (Puertorican Macaroni Salad)

What’s my all time favorite macaroni salad? Mom’s coditos. This is a side dish you will see at every Puertorican event from birthdays to baby showers to New Years. It’s easy to throw together & can feed a crowd. My kids & I love it so much, I wanted to share the recipe. I make…

Pollo Guisado (Puertorican Chicken Stew)

Mom’s Pollo Guisado, a Puertorican chicken stew I grew up on & now make for my family. I asked her to hand write recipes of my favorite meals she makes. A keepsake to pass down to my kids. I plan on compiling some of my recipes and other family members to create a full family…

Loaded Burrito Bowl

When I was trying to eat healthier in the beginning of my journey, meals like this helped me. I would eat smaller portions of the foods I loved, with a variety of things on my plate. It kept me motivated & gave me energy. The most important thing I learned that helped me to lose…

Cheesy Potatoes & Crispy Shrimp- 5 Ingredient Meal

Meals that involve the least amount of dishes & ingredients deserve a gold medal. They make weeknight dinners so easy. As part of the #fiveingredientswithgortons campaign, we were challenged to make a 5 ingredient recipe. I’m always up for a challenge! AD. This sheet pan cheesy potatoes, crispy beer battered shrimp and garlic broccolini came…

Shrimp and Pancetta stuffed jalapeños

Posted this fun appetizer yesterday on Instagram and wanted to drop it here too! These were made on a whim, playing around with ingredients over the weekend & turned out so good. I love bacon wrapped jalapeños, so I figured pancetta would give great flavor too. It did! Let me know if you try these….

Teriyaki Time

My teriyaki bowls are being shared on IG, so I wanted to make a post here for those looking for recipes. Something about the power of stir fry that makes bowls like this so good. You simply cook a variety of veggies & protein in a skillet, then simmer in your favorite Teriyaki sauce. I…

{viral} Baked Feta Pasta recipe, using Boursin cheese

If you haven’t tried the {viral} feta pasta recipe that has been circling TikTok, here is your sign. Do it! This recipe originated from talented food blogger Jenni Häyrinen, Leimessa. Her recipe was such a big hit in Finland, they ran out of feta cheese. Seeing they were out of feta at my local Trader…