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Mediterranean Turkey Meatballs

Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
My kids (and my husband) LOVE meatballs! What’s great about meatballs is you can change up the flavors from classic Italian, to Indian, Teriyaki or what this recipe, Mediterranean style. This recipe calls for 2 lbs of ground turkey, maybe too much for one night’s sitting, but I make extra...

Orange & Roasted Fennel Salad

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Salads, Vegetarian, Baked/Roasted, Kid-friendly
Orange and fennel is a classic combination as well as an elegant one. As I am wanting to eat lighter and healthier in the new year, I know that salads are a great way to do it. Unfortunately, sometimes salads can get boring and ordinary. Fennel is a bulb with...

Gluten Free Banana Flax Muffins

Baked/Roasted, Entertaining/Holidays
When it is cold and dreary outside and I have my little ones cooped up inside, there is nothing more fun than whipping up some fun and easy gluten free muffins! Perfect for a snack or breakfast on the go, these are gluten & dairy free, packed with energy, omega...

Sticky Honey-Chai Baked Wings

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Chicken wings are always a favorite in my house and a favorite of many, especially when coming together for game day. This recipe takes typical and predictable chicken wings to a whole other level by marinating it in chai tea and seasoning it with cumen, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon and a...

Barley & Fresh Vegetable Salad

Vegetarian
In the quest to eat healthier in the new year for myself and my entire family, I have decided to attempt to incorporate more raw foods into our diets. It's always been said that the brighter your food is, the better it is for you. And my grandmother, Rufina always...

{momma cuisine show} Episode 2: Salmon Cakes

Seafood
I love showing people that Great Everyday Meals can be elegant too! This recipe for Salmon Cakes is a dish you're more likely to order in a restaurant instead of making it yourself at home. But once you see how simple it is to make, you may just want to...

Pizza Roll Ups

Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Store bought puff pastry has many different uses. These days, you can even by organic pre-made puff pastry that has no chemicals and preservatives and will taste just like you made it fresh! On this day, my husband and I are packing the kids in the car to hang with...

Roasted Pork Loin with Apples

Entertaining/Holidays, Pork
This recipe for Roasted Pork Loin with Apples, is an elegant dish fit for any occasion, yet simple enough to be done at home during the week. The pork and apple combination is nothing new. However, roasting the apples in with the potatoes and carrots, as well as adding some...

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Homemade Flour Tortilla Recipe

Vegetarian
If there is only one thing you can learn to cook, choose homemade tortillas. They are simple, quick, with only 4 - 5 ingredients needed, but the number of dishes you can prepare using homemade tortillas is almost infinite! How many Mexican foods can you name other than tacos or...

6 Healthy And Delicious Acai Bowl Recipes to Try

Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less, Kid-friendly
Did you know acai bowls are a great way to start your day with something healthy and delicious? Not only are they full of antioxidants and other nutrients, but they also don't require a lot of preparation time. This makes them ideal for people trying to detoxify or lose weight....

5 Easy Waffle Sandwich Ideas You Can Try Today

30 minutes or less, Kid-friendly, Vegetarian
Classic Breakfast Waffle Sandwich – Source: Olymel Whether you forgot to buy bread, have picky eaters, or want to try something new and unique, waffle sandwiches are the way to go. Here are five easy waffle sandwich ideas you can try today. The Classic Breakfast Sandwich Let’s start with something...

How to Make Iced Coffee with a French Press

Drinks & cocktails
The only way to start the day for most of us is to drink a cup of hot coffee. There’s nothing more uplifting than a cup after waking up in the morning or whenever you feel like it. However, don’t you find that there are days when you find yourself...

Grilling the Low-Fat Foods You Love: 6 Recipes to Try

Poultry, Grilled, Seafood
Did you know that 75% of Americans have an outdoor grill? This country loves to grill and summer is the perfect season to do some grilling. The Fourth of July is actually the holiday where most people in the country plan to turn up the heat and grill some delicious...

How To Make A Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Vegetarian, Pasta
A bowl of perfectly-cooked pasta doused in a creamy, velvety sauce is the stuff of dreams! Quite frankly, it is amazing the way it is. But what if we told you that you can make it even better with practically no extra effort?  Yes. It’s possible. And all you need...

Game On! Why Wild Game Rocks

Baked/Roasted
(Photo by Artur Kornakov on Unsplash) When people hear the word ‘protein,’ images of plump livestock often pop in their heads. This composite image makes sense when you consider that farm animals are by and large the most culturally acceptable animals to eat. Not to mention, they’re pretty tasty when...

Easy Homemade Flour Tortillas

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly
People have been grinding wheat into flour, mixing it into a dough, pressing into patties, and cooking into flaky, floppy tortillas for several centuries. So, don’t believe anybody who says flour tortillas are a new thing, and corn is what makes the best tortillas. Both flour and corn flour are...

Broiled Lobster Tail with Jalapeno Butter

Seafood, Entertaining/Holidays
 If you are looking for the perfect and most romantic recipe to celebrate an Anniversary or to simply surprise your significant other, you cannot go wrong with this recipe for Broiled Lobster Tail with Jalapeno Butter. A fancy, classy, and easy to make dish everyone will be talking about for...

Healthy Breakfast Options while Staying Quarantined

Poultry, Pasta, Kid-friendly, Drinks & cocktails, Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less
‘The year 2020 is like the famous bully of our high schools, too many expectations but too hard to handle!’  COVID-19 or Coronavirus, as we obviously know, must have taken on your summer body resolutions and wanderlust fetishes. Quarantine is definitely having some adverse effects on not just our daily...

Top 10 Dishes for Student Party

Pork, Entertaining/Holidays
What comes to your mind when you think of college or university dishes? Do images of fridge leftovers and instant noodles pop up in your mind? To a great extent, your imagination is right but this does not have to be the case. You can make delicious and sumptuous meals...

Caldo de Res (Beef Soup)

Beef, Kid-friendly, Video recipes
One of the Filipino soups that is so comforting and a childhood favorite is called Nilaga. It's also a very similar soup in Mexican Cuisine called Caldo de Res.  I make this recipe with beef shanks which has bones and bone marrow which makes this soup rich in flavor. This...