So, I made some cheesy bread…

Cheese bread A

But not just any cheesy bread; Continue reading


Salsa a la Huancaína

Photo by
Photo by

I have yet to visit Peru – but never say never! I look forward to making the trip someday, but in the meantime, I do enjoy learning to put together traditional Peruvian dishes as well as putting my own twist on them. Continue reading

Easy, Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

I just love when I’m able to take leftovers and transform them into something completely different than before.

Case in point: on Monday, Alex made my favorite chicken – organic thighs and drummies marinated in a Peruvian pepper paste, broiled so that the skins were crispy and the meat juicy. Yum!

Come Tuesday, I decided to re-purpose the leftover chicken for enchiladas. Best. Decision. Ever.

Just look at these babies!

Fin Continue reading

Chocolatey Peanut Butter Energy Oatmeal

This protein- and fiber-packed breakfast will keep you full and give you energy for hours!
This protein- and fiber-packed breakfast will keep you full and give you energy for hours!

Remember no-bake cookies? Those chocolate peanut-butter cookies that were pretty much the only way the oatmeal got used up? My mom used to make huge batches of them around Christmas time and they were so addictive!

Google images
Google images

What’s my point, you say? Well, I’m glad you asked. Because I have discovered a way to have that flavor, warm and healthy, for breakfast. Continue reading

Super Easy, Mouthwateringly Delicious, Homemade Marinara Sauce

chopped marinara ingredients

Have you ever wondered what’s in the jars of pasta sauce you can buy at the grocery store? Chances are, it’s a bunch of stuff you can’t pronounce, much less actually know what the ingredients are. Not to mention all the added salt and sugar. Some companies are trying to market “all natural” products, but are they really? How can you know for sure? “Natural flavor?” Why don’t they just tell us what it is? Hmmm…

I have a solution. Continue reading