Fish with Pineapple Salsa and Tomato-Avocado Salad

Fish with Pineapple Salsa and Tomato-Avocado Salad

Now that the weather is finally warming up, it's time to start incorporating more "summery" foods into my dinner. The June issue of Cooking Light included a recipe for Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa and … [Read more...]


Slow Cooker Chicken & Chickpea Tagine

Tagine or Tajine dishes are Moroccan slow cooked dishes named after the pot they are cooked in. The dishes are typically a stew with a protein, spices, and fruit. Cooking Light had a version with … [Read more...]


Baked Black Beans with Chorizo

You can never have too many party appetizers in your cooking arsenal. I wanted to try something a little different than the apps I've been posting recently. This dish is a layered dip with black … [Read more...]


Chicken & Guacamole Tostadas

Working late really messes with my dinner making plans. When I get home later than expected, I can't justify making a big meal, mainly because I'm already hungry and just want to eat as soon as … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

My poor slow cooker never gets a break. Even in the summer, I use it quite a bit! Slow cooker meals are great because they don’t heat up your entire kitchen, and usually make at least 8 servings, … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

It is too darn hot to be using the stove/oven, don't you think? The grill is a great option for hot days, but we have recently been getting the most inconvenient thunderstorms right around dinnertime. … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken with Tomato-Avocado Salad

Grilled Chicken with Tomato-Avocado Salad

I am in a grilling mood so there is going to be an influx of barbecue recipes on here, I think very few people will complain. We finally have a grill, but haven't set it up yet (oops) so I am still … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Stuffed Mini Peppers

Mediterranean Stuffed Mini Peppers

I am less than one month away from attending Eat Write Retreat in Philadelphia and am getting so excited for it! Not only is the lineup awesome, but I get to meet a ton of other bloggers, what could … [Read more...]

Badenjan Chalow.

Badenjan Chalow

This month, Pomi asked that I try to create a recipe using one of their tomatoes paired with eggplant. I have been craving my favorite Afghan meal from a restaurant in Philadelphia called Ariana so my … [Read more...]


Tri-Vegetarian Chili

I made a realization this weekend. Chili is so hearty that I really don't realize if there is even meat in them. So why add it in? With a bunch of different beans and peppers, you can still deliver an … [Read more...]


Sweet Orange Salmon with Browned Butter-Orange Couscous

After all the pasta, meat, and desserts I've had over the past, oh, month, I think it's about time to switch back to some seafood recipes. This is actually two different recipes from Cooking Light … [Read more...]


Fish Tacos with Lime-Cilantro Crema

It's funny how you can go years, even decades, thinking that you don't like a certain food only to find you can't get enough of it when you're older. Fish tacos is one of those foods for me. They pack … [Read more...]