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…

Luke & Grace’s Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies 

My sweet little friend text me because she needed a “healthish” protein packed cookie for her kiddos for an after school snack.  I got to work and came up with this delicious cookie! SSSOOO GGGOOOOODDD  5 pitted dates  1/4 cup water  1/2 cup coconut oil  2 tablespoons Grassfed butter (optional)  1/4 cup maple syrup  1…

World’s Best Burger 

Ok so I self proclaimed it’s the world’s best burger but I think you might agree once you make it !  For all you Trader Joes’s lovers all of the ingredients came from there ! Woooo Hooooo! I’m so excited and bummed i could only eat 2!!!!!!  1 pound ground chicken  1 pound ground pork …

Shrimp Cocktail a la Fergie 

I could eat this every single day of my life !  This type of food makes me happy! Light, crunchy, tangy, spicy and so incredibly satisfying!  Shrimp Cocktail a la Fergie  3 pounds large/extra large cooked shrimp  1 large red onion, diced small 4-5 roma tomato, seeded, diced  1 whole Cilantro bunch, chopped  4 red…