Fruit Turkey

Thanksgiving only comes ones a year but being thankful shouldn’t, neither should eating good fruit. Often times, I get caught up in the routine of eating apples, oranges and frozen blueberries because its easy and convenient for me. But… Over thanksgiving, I was able to go home and my mom had bought all kinds of…… Continue reading Fruit Turkey

Squash and Black Bean Tacos with Avocado

This fall variation on tacos blew me away. The flavor and taste we beyond my words and best of all they used many seasonal ingredients. These tacos really are the fiesta your mouth has been waiting for. All that is needed now is the margarita!

Spicy Baked Plantains With Black Beans and Cilantro Salsa

Ingredients: 2 large, ripe plantains 2 Tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black peppercorns 1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce (not 1 can, just 1 from the can) 1 can (15oz) Black beans, rinsed 1/2 cup finely-minced sweet yellow onion 1 cup fresh cilantro…… Continue reading Spicy Baked Plantains With Black Beans and Cilantro Salsa

How to make: Gallo Pinto

Gallo pinto is the national dish of Costa Rica, a dish composed of rice and beans and is commonly served at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Even though Gallo Pinto is served very frequently, it often comes with different sides and toppings, for example , for breakfast it usually comes with avocado and a fried egg.