crispy adobo baked chicken

Crispy Adobo & Sazon Baked Chicken

My fiancĂ© is Puerto Rican which means almost everything he makes for us has some kind of Spanish flair to it. He gave me his recipe for this adobo and sazon baked chicken and I have been making it (and devouring it) ever since!  For this recipe, I use chicken quarters (the drum and thigh). I prefer this to just thighs …

Continue Reading
pistachio dessert topping

Grandma Norma’s Pistachio Dessert

Every Sunday we used to go to my grandparents house for dinner. My Grandma Norma used to make a dessert each week too. More often than not the dessert she made was her Pistachio Dessert. Everyone loved this dessert because it is light, refreshing, and so different from classic brownies or cookies. It is perfect after a huge carb heavy meal. …

Continue Reading
Quick and healthy pasta with escarole

Quick and Healthy Pasta with Escarole

Pasta and greens. It honestly does not get any better. If you are like me, putting vegetables on top of pasta allows you to feel a lot better about eating so many carbs. I think that’s what makes this recipe so great, I can feel good about eating it.  Escarole has a special place in my heart because I grew …

Continue Reading
easy pantry garlic bread

Easy Pantry Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is a staple in our house. We eat garlic bread almost every time we have a pasta dish. Sometimes I forget to buy the garlic bread that you can find in the freezer section of the grocery store (because lets be honest that stuff is so easy and delicious), so I have to get creative! This recipe is …

Continue Reading
healthy zucchini and tomato pasta

Healthy Zucchini and Tomato Pasta

During the summer, I go to the farmers market once a week and fill my fridge with farm fresh veggies. Two vegetables that are always in my kitchen are tomatoes and zucchini! I love to use the zucchini in a variety of ways, but this pasta has to be my favorite!  Since it is still Winter here in New York, …

Continue Reading
broccolini

Easy Garlic Broccolini

Broccolini is one of my favorite vegetables. If you don’t know what broccolini is, it is simply a hybrid between regular broccoli and Chinese broccoli. Broccolini has a long stalk so if you are someone who loves the stalks of broccoli, I definitely recommend you try it!  I have been trying to eat more vegetables and this side dish makes …

Continue Reading