Slow Cooker Carnitas 🌮

I definitely had some help prepping this dish! Our toddler wanted to help by stirring, pouring and supervising 😂 Something about mommy having all the fun up on the counters with food makes her want to “help.” It doesn’t always mean I get things done quickly but I appreciate her wanting to be a partContinue reading “Slow Cooker Carnitas 🌮”

Street Tacos & Spanish Rice

When we lived in SoCal, we could go to our local grocery stores and buy pre-marinated Carne Asada steaks. There would normally be steaks that are marinated in a citrus or ranchero flavored marinade. It was so easy to just buy them marinated and grill them up! But since we haven’t found this down hereContinue reading “Street Tacos & Spanish Rice”

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Lentil Soup

I have another recipe with lentils! We can’t get enough of them 😂 Lentils are : Cheap, Good for You, and Easy to make! I like to make them at least once a month. For this recipe, I used our Instant Pot, I love it! You can also use a regular slow cooker or crockpot,Continue reading “Slow Cooker Mediterranean Lentil Soup”

Air Fryer Whole Chicken

This is like a rotisserie chicken, only better! We marinated our chicken for 24 hours before cooking it in our air fryer and it turned out so juicy. I also sprinkled more seasonings on the chicken prior to popping it in the air fryer and it gave the chicken a nice, crispy and flavorful skin.Continue reading “Air Fryer Whole Chicken”

Salsa Verde, Delicious!

Fresh salsa is the best, it’s the highlight of any trip to our local Mexican restaurant. Since it’s Cinco De Mayo tomorrow, I wanted to make a homemade version of salsa verde and serve it with our dinner. The recipe is simple! I roasted tomatillos and a jalapeño in our air fryer/toaster oven but youContinue reading “Salsa Verde, Delicious!”

Egg Salad Sandwiches 🥪 Yum!

I love hard boiled eggs 🥚❤️ I like to eat them plain with just a sprinkle of salt, but making a sandwich with them is even better! I hard boil my eggs using an egg cooker. So easy! I bought the one below on Amazon, but they also sell them at Target and Walmart. ItContinue reading “Egg Salad Sandwiches 🥪 Yum!”

Instant Pot Lentil Soup-Middle Eastern Version

My last lentil soup recipe was really good, this one is EVEN better. I know what you’re thinking, how many lentil soup recipes can there be? Do people really eat lentils that much? There are a bunch of lentil soup recipes AND people love lentils, including me ☺️ I am okay with not eating meatContinue reading “Instant Pot Lentil Soup-Middle Eastern Version”

Easy Nachos 😋

Making easy meals during a busy week that taste really good, are my jam! We like to keep a couple pounds of ground beef in our freezer, and it’s nice to have them in a pinch when I want to make something fast. I defrost the ground beef in the microwave or in the fridgeContinue reading “Easy Nachos 😋”

Farmers Market, Let’s Go!

Do you buy your fresh vegetables and fruits weekly? Every other week? Do you buy fresh fruits and veggies? Not too long ago, I didn’t buy much fresh fruits or veggies. I was perfectly content with not eating much of either 😂 Then I got into a “salad phase” where everything I ate was aContinue reading “Farmers Market, Let’s Go!”