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July 26, 2012 Thumbnail image for Slow Cooked Tomatillo Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooked Tomatillo Chicken Tacos

Do you have a slow cooker? If your answer to this question is “no”, then drop what you are doing and get to your local Walgreens, hardware store, or Target. My slow cooker was less than $30 and works like a champ. This nifty little machine is such a time saver, you won’t understand how […]

April 25, 2012 Thumbnail image for Salmon and Guacamole Bowls

Salmon and Guacamole Bowls

This wonderful summer recipe was inspired by a local Peruvian restaurant. My mom was visiting me in San Francisco a couple years ago, and we walked down the street to this cute little neighborhood spot called Fresca. We both ordered these succulent salmon tacos that were topped with a very generous portion of guacamole. Although […]

March 19, 2012 Thumbnail image for Assorted Tartlettes: Lemon Coconut and Raw Chocolate Banana

Assorted Tartlettes: Lemon Coconut and Raw Chocolate Banana

I was in an experimental mood this weekend, so I decided it might be fun to try my hand at some cute little tarts, or tartlettes. I love lemon desserts for Spring, so I was determined to fill one of my tartlettes with a decadent lemon pudding. Fortunately, I got the recipe right on the […]

October 12, 2011 Thumbnail image for 5-Minute Pesto Chicken Salad

5-Minute Pesto Chicken Salad

I threw this recipe together in, well, 5 minutes. This recipe incorporates some beautifully colored raw vegetables with a variety of textures. I used a store-bought pesto, but for you culinary whizzes out there, feel free to whip up your own. I chose a vegan pesto for this recipe which has one of my favorite […]

July 25, 2011 Thumbnail image for Black Bean and Avocado Enchiladas with Tomato Coconut Curry Sauce

Black Bean and Avocado Enchiladas with Tomato Coconut Curry Sauce

I made these flavorful and colorful enchiladas tonight and I would like to share the recipe with you! A few weeks ago, my parents had a similar dish on our road trip back from Yosemite after our family reunion. I ordered a different dish at lunch, and when I tasted my mom’s plate, I instantly […]