how to make enchiladas filled with chicken and spanish rice! 

This is one of my favorites and definitely most delicious recipes yet! I learned how to make legit enchiladas from my aunt Rosa who married into our family.  I remember those summer days when she would make several different types of delicious enchiladas! Of course, I was right behind her asking all sorts of questions…

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fresh basil pesto sauce (nut-free!)

I absolutely love quick & simple recipes, don’t you? Especially, if they’re fresh like literally garden-to-table type of ingredients (side note – we have a balcony garden that we’ve grown fond of and are doing our best to incorporate those nutrients in our meals. See pictures at the end of the post). This recipe is…

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mac & cheese (lactose free!)

After popular demand, I am posting the recipe for my lactose-free mac and cheese that I shared on my Instagram story last night (*hugs*). This recipe is simple, easy, and can serve as a side dish or as an entree itself! Lactose free cheese is hard to find so when I stumbled upon Beemster at…

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kielbasa & garlic noodles

Growing up, my dad would occasionally make Fijian lamb sausage as a stir-fried appetizer dish. He would sauté the sausage with onions, garlic, bell peppers, and other indian spices. So, when my husband brought home kielbasa (he is half Polish) for the first time – it brought back a lot of memories! I asked (of…

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eat the cake!

You know the tradition of preserving your wedding cake and eating it a year later? Well, folks believe it’s suppose to be an omen for good luck as well as giving the couple a moment to relive their biggest day …after each indulging bite! With that being said, as some of you know – we crossed…

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