Posted in May 2012

Spicy English Muffin Minis with a Salsa Veggie Scramble

This meal was eggcelent! Yes,¬†the pun was intended. ūüôā Spicy English Muffin¬†Minis with a Salsa Veggie Scramble I¬†felt¬†hungry¬†ALL DAY¬†yesterday. (a.k.a. I bulldozed through handfuls of almonds like¬†they were candy). Therefore, I had no patience for a long, drawn-out dinner. So what was the¬†result of my ravenous appetite? A quick, easy meal that takes about 10 … Continue reading

A Grilled Makeover

I was never a huge fan of grilled chicken and vegetables . . . until this meal happened. Grilled Balsamic-Rosemary Chicken and Summer Vegetables I never eat grilled food while living on campus, so this juicy dinner was quite a treat. With¬†Memorial Day approaching,¬† I told my dad fire up the grill so I could … Continue reading

Heaven in a Jar

We¬†meet at last! I let out a¬†shout of¬†excitement when I¬†finally found this on the shelf at Publix. Tracking down¬†this hard-to-find¬†nut butter¬†from my favorite PB company made my day. I could barely control myself in the checkout line as breakfast-for-dinner recipes raced through my mind. In the end, ¬†I decided to keep it classic. Cinnamon Raisin … Continue reading

Garlic Parmesan Salmon and Vegetables

Attention fish lovers – this could be your¬†new favorite¬†salmon dinner. Thanks to a special ingredient, this healthy fish¬†dish packs a huge garlic punch with a hint of lemon, italian seasoning and¬†parmesan cheese. According to my brother, this quick salmon meal tastes like a juicy piece of chicken parmesan without the pasta sauce. He devoured the … Continue reading

Vacation Food

Everything is better on vacation, and five days on the¬†Carnival Paradise went way too fast. Whether it was a swim in the ocean,¬†enjoying much-needed time with my Mommy,¬†or doing absolutely nothing all day,¬†that¬†certain¬†something during vacation made everything better,¬†including the food. Granted, the cuisine might¬†have been tastier due to complete relaxation, but I’m convinced that these … Continue reading

Chocolate, Strawberries and Cream Overnight Oats

This post is short and sweet, just like the recipe you’re about to see. ūüôā Given that my uber-chocolatey overnight oats were a huge hit, I thought you’d like a rundown of a new version I¬†taste-tested Saturday morning. This batch reminded me of¬†strawberry shortcake with a hint of chocolate. All in all, it was chunky, … Continue reading

Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos and Spicy Cilantro Salsa

¬†¬°Hola! ¬ŅComo est√°s en este¬†d√≠a¬†desp√ļes de Cinco de Mayo? I don’t know about you, but a whirlwind of activities kidnapped my Saturday. I tried to work on this post all day, but something new called my attention every time I sat down. Despite la casa muy loca, I did manage to get a Mexican celebration … Continue reading

Fruit Explosion Garbage Bowl Salad

Do you ever have one of those days when whatever food¬†sitting in front of you becomes a meal? Well folks, that day was today for me. When I¬†opened the fridge, it looked like the Chiquita banana woman had dumped her hat on the shelves,¬†so¬†a big ol’ fruity summer salad with two hard-boiled eggs quickly became … Continue reading

“Pretty Sweet” Egg and Cheese Sandwich

I’m back! After a blogging hiatus filled with studying, packing and moving, I’m happy to say that I’m home in St. Petersburg and ready to start cooking again. It feels so nice to¬†return to¬†my huge kitchen. Not to mention, I¬†finally have some taste testers for all the new recipes I’ve been collecting on my Pinterest … Continue reading