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  • Series of chile rellenos topped with shredded cheese in a red bowl surrounded by fresh tortilla chips.

    Game Day Chile Rellenos Recipe

    These Colorado-style crispy chile rellenos combine cheese and green chilis wrapped in egg roll skins, delectable fried and topped with homemade green chili. About This Colorado Chile Rellenos Recipe One of…

  • seared scallops atop veggies on white plate with fork and cloth napkin

    Pan Seared Scallops With Roasted Vegetables Recipe

    This pan-seared scallops with roasted vegetables dish combines savory roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash with a slightly sweet Balsalmic glaze and seared scallops for a perfect Valentine’s Day meal or…

  • Tagalong Girl Scout Cookie Milkshake Recipe

    A Girl Scout Cookie Milkshake is the perfect place to dunk a Tagalong cookie! An easy dessert recipe that the whole family will enjoy as a special treat, this Girl Scout…

  • Bundles of carrots and green beans alongside a bowl of finely chopped carrots and beans.

    15+ Lent Dinner Recipes

    I generally have a hard time thinking of a good family dinner recipe for Friday nights. It's the end of the week, everyone is tired, and I usually don't feel like…

  • Pile of spicy mango habanero wings surrounded by baby carrots and celery sticks.

    Slow Cooker Habañero Wings Recipe

    These slow cooker habañero wings are the perfect combination of sweet and spicy- and the best make-ahead game day recipe! About These Habanero Wings Football season is BAAAACK! And in Colorado,…

  • Woman wearing a winter outfit posing in front of a wall patterned with painted triangles.

    These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things….

    I'm rounding up a bunch of my very favorite things- from zero waste products to travel gear, health and beauty to clothing, and kitchen and parenting essentials.  Every single product on this…

  • close up on spoon of chipotle aioli sauce.

    Raspberry Chipotle Aioli Sauce Recipe

    This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidaysWithSaraLee This raspberry chipotle aioli sauce is the perfect substitute for plain mayonnaise on a…

  • costa rican vegan roasted brussel sprout sald on plate with teal napkin and wooden spoon.

    Vegan Brussels Sprout Salad Recipe

    Whether it be for a holiday meal, a potluck, or a simple dinner at home, a Brussels sprout salad makes for a perfect side dish! Full of vibrant greens and low…

  • Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

    This is my mom’s classic chicken noodle soup recipe, and I hope you love it as much as I do! Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe Ingredients 1 whole chicken (or four chicken…

  • Sausage Bean Soup With Pasta

    This delicious sweet Italian sausage and white bean soup recipe has a rich flavor thanks to the addition of tomatoes and fresh spinach added at the very end. The perfect fall…

  • turkey chili in yellow bowl with cheddar cheese and sour cream toppings

    Easy Turkey Chili Recipe

    For a cold day or a big crowd, nothing beats a good old fashioned bowl of chili! This is the perfect recipe for leftover turkey! About This Turkey Chili Recipe After…

  • Blue patterned cloth lined with Special K cookies.

    Special K Cookies

    These cookies were a staple in our household growing up. My mom's oldest sister had written the recipe out on a card in cursive using a fine blue Bic ballpoint pen.  Whenever…

  • Cast iron pan full of diced squashes and corn placed on top of a folded yellow napkin.

    Green Chile Calabacitas Recipe

    Translating to “little squashes,” calabacitas is a celebrated Mexican recipe and an ideal vegetarian dish. This delicious hash consists of chopped and sauteed vegetables and is topped with shredded cheese… kind…

  • Hearty serving of taco soup with yellow and blue place mats underneath it.

    Easy Taco Soup Recipe

    For those days when you need a filling meal but have no motivation to cook, this quick and easy taco soup recipe is here to help! All you need are some…

  • Silver spoon filled with butternut squash soup and a crouton.

    Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

    Soup is a Mexican version of a well-loved Costa Rican sopa de ayote- which has become increasingly famous as a super healthy Blue Zones recipe.  This soup uses butternut squash (an ingredient…

  • Mango glazed chicken wings piled on a plate with a small bowl of dip and sliced vegetables.

    Mango Habanero Chicken Wings Recipe

    These mango habanero wings are delicious- a perfect combination of sweet and spicy- not to mention easy. Mango is a staple in the Costa Rican diet, and I love love love…

  • Sweet potato hash on a red-checkered table cloth.

    Paleo Grilled Foil Packet Recipe

    This Paleo sausage and potato foil packet recipe is ready in under 30 minutes and doesn't even use a pan! With smoked sausage, sweet potato and red apples, this recipe is…

  • Mango paleta in focus and purple shirt out of focus in the background.

    Mango Popsicle Recipe – Paleta de Mango

    Popsicles are the quintessential summer food- and in Costa Rica, it's paleta season year-round! You can always find popsicles sold in grocery stores, pulperias and on the beach. But I love…

  • Tandoori chicken skewer lying diagonally across a cilantro-topped bowl of soup.

    Grilled Tandoori Chicken Kabob Recipe

    This post has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyMazolaMarinade  This easy grilled Tandoori chicken recipe combines a marinade of greek yogurt, lemon juice…

  • Eleven freshly baked raisin bran muffins on a brown mat.

    Raisin Bran Muffin Recipe

    Not only is this recipe easy (I often make them while I’m scrambling eggs and we eat them right away) and healthy (it’s low in sugar and high in fiber!),  it’s…

  • Bowl of vegetable beef soup on a light blue mat.

    Homemade Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

    Easiest homemade vegetable beef soup recipe ever! Combines tender beef stew meat, corn, beans, tomatoes, green beans, and pasta in a delicious beef broth for the perfect cold-weather antidote.…

  • Close up of sliced poppy seed bread with orange glaze.

    Classic Poppy Seed Quick Bread Recipe

    Recently I was running out of breakfast ideas (we’ve had a LOT of raisin bran muffins lately!) until I remembered... Mom’s Poppy Seed bread! I made a batch (2 loaves) and…

  • Close-up of chile del arbol salsa in a black ceramic container.

    Chile del Arbol Salsa Recipe

    This salsa recipe is one of my favorites because it's easy to make ahead and it keeps for weeks in the fridge. It's also easy to have the ingredients on hand…

  • Bowl of green salsa accompanied by avocado and peppers.

    Creamy Mexican Green Salsa Recipe

    This creamy green salsa recipe is big on flavor and super easy. Combining avocado, cilantro, white onion, fresh tomatillos and serrano peppers, it’s as beautiful as it is delicious. Get out…

  • White bowl of chicken tikka masala on a pale green cloth.

    Homemade Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

    Over the years I have made this dish countless times, tinkering with it each time to make it more delicious. I would say now- it's my signature dish. I love the…

  • Mexican shredded pork with tortillas, lime, onion and cilantro garnish.

    Baked Carnitas Recipe – Carnitas Tacos

    About 10 years ago I spent part of the summer at Trinity University in San Antonio, grading Advanced Placement Spanish Language Exams.  I left the area and left with a serious…

  • How to make a bowl of chili- chicken, sour cream, lime and great northern beans.

    Skinny White Chicken Chili Recipe

    I have been making this white chili recipe for years. I grew up eating a red chili that my mom would make in the winter. Delish, but I actually prefer a…

  • Pyrex pan of baked spinach dip.

    Easy Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

    I love love love dips! It's actually because I love tortilla chips so much, and I just need an excuse to dress them up once in a while. This Spinach Artichoke…

  • Hand lifting a freshly baked chocolate peanut butter cookie.

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookie Recipe

    These chocolate peanut butter chip cookies have always been some of my favorites, mostly because I love anything with peanut butter in it, but also because they aren't that sweet.…

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