Shrimp & Veggie Chow Mein

I love dishes that taste great and are jam packed with vegetables ! You can mix and match any of the vegetables mentioned below cooked in the order mentioned below. 1 pound shrimp, cut into small pieces 4 tablespoons avocado oil 1 small onion, thinly sliced 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced 4 green onions, chopped…

Chile Verde Beef Stew with Green Beans

This a delicious twist on a tradition beef stew, spicy and so easy to make ! Stick to your ribs kinda good! 3-4 pounds beef chuck cut into cubes 1 large onion, sliced 1 large tomato, diced 6 garlic cloves, whole 6 Anaheim Chile’s, fire roasted, peeled and sliced 1 Jalapeño, fire roasted, peeled and…

Perfectly Roasted Chicken

There is nothing I love more than a good, flavorful roasted chicken.  I hope this recipe helps you!  1 organic chicken, back bone removed and spatchcocked  3 tablespoons olive oil  1 tablespoon sea salt  2 teaspoons granulated garlic  1 teaspoon dried parsley  1 teaspoon dried oregano  1 teaspoon ground pepper  1 teaspoon sweet or smoked…

Cheesy Garlic Spaghetti Squash 

I’m always looking for healthy, quick, great tasting side dishes … this one is delicious!  1 whole Spaghetti Squash, cooked and threaded  4 garlic cloves, minced  2 tablespoons ghee  3 1/3 ounces Kerrygold Cheddar, grated  Heat skillet and add butter.  Once butter is melted add the garlic and cook on medium heat for 2 minutes. …

Tacos de Papa con Carne 

This is hands down my favorite comfort food that reminds me so much of my childhood! So easy to make and I promise it will become a family favorite !  3 medium sized potatoes  1 pound ground beef  1 onion, diced  2 teaspoons sea salt  1 teaspoon oregano  1 teaspoon cumin  1 teaspoon ground pepper …

Roasted Poblano Arroz Con Pollo 

If I ever want to boost my culinary ego I make Arroz Con Pollo ! My family will “Ohhh and Ahhh” and it always blows my mind because it’s such a simple dish! I wanted to try something different and I’m so happy I did because they all loved it !  2-3 pounds chicken, in…

Homemade Ranch 

I have always wanted to learn how to make ranch and I could never get it just right.  After many attempts I think I got it ! Even better yet a fellow blogger friend Neohomesteading suggested I use whey to culture it ! Whey is not a required ingredient but it will make it healthier.  1…

Quick Pickled Red Onions 

Have you ever tried Pickled Red Onions ? If you haven’t this recipe is super simple, quick and crunchy deliciousness! I put them on tacos, scrambled eggs, in sandwiches, on fish or grilled steak… I promise you will always have a jar in your refrigerator!  1 red onion, sliced on mandoline  3/4 cup red wine…

Pork Belly & Sweet Potato Tacos 

Sounds weird ? Maybe… but it totally works! I promise.  Takes a bit to make but not difficult at all! Wait till you taste …  1 1/2-2 pound pork belly  1/2 onion, sliced  3 garlic cloves, whole no need to peel  Salt & pepper  Thyme, pinch  Oregano, pinch  1 bay leaf  1 cup beef, chicken…

Pork & Cabbage Bake 

We’ve been out of town and I couldn’t wait to get home and cook!  I love eating out but I don’t think anything compares to a nice home cooked meal! I love the combination of pork and cabbage… just saying those two words makes me smile !  1 pound ground pork, good quality vegetarian fed…