Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

This is one of the recipes that use the 2 qt Slow Cooker. Many of the dishes in my new cookbook use this small slow cooker for those who need to make small portions and are new cooks. I made this one festive just in time for Halloween. You will love the spooky look without…

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Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Rissotto

October is the month of pumpkin and pumpkin spice. Here is a healthy way you can get your pumpkin spice without all the sugar and a healthy dose of fiber, protein, and vitamins. Enjoy this dessert warm out of the slow cooker with a side of vanilla ice cream. Carbs 24.4g Protein 4.3g Ingredients 1…

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Coconut Flan

I love flan, and I love coconut. I love pretty much everything coconut. This is a super simple recipe. I will say it’s easier to make with a flan pan. If you don’t have one make the caramel in a saucepan and pour it into your baking dish while still hot. Be careful, melted sugar…

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Pork Brociole

Brociole was a dish I learned years ago, one of my family recipes had cooked eggs in the filling. This recipe I created has some of the influence of my Cuban family. When I am cooking, I try to think about what my family will like. So this is a blend of Italy and Cuba…

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Italian Garbanzo Beans (Slow Cooker)

Since the weather turned a bit chillier, it seems like I am seeing more requests for slow cooker recipes. Yesterday I made these Garbanzo beans in my 2-quart crockpot and was really happy with them. I contemplated putting them as a recipe in an upcoming cookbook. However, I think you will enjoy these now. My…

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Butternut Squash Lasagna

I love Lasagna. However, I am not a fan of all the carbs. I thought it would be fun to use butternut squash instead of noodles. I was so happy with how this turned out. Just don’t cut your finger as I did on the mandolin. Use all your safety tools. Serve as a side…

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Poblano Potato Soup

As the fall trees change and the brisk winds blow my favorite soup is the potato. I thought this poblano potato soup was just what was needed on a rainy day. I am so happy I had the idea, now it is one of my favorites. I know it will be your new go-to potato…

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Healthier Bang Bang Shrimp

I love bang bang shrimp. I am not a fan of all the breading of fried shrimp though. A gluten-free vision is just what is needed. These are grilled and tossed in the sauce for all the bang-bang flavor. This recipe is a sneak peek of my new cookbook coming out this month. Moreover, if…

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Lemon Stuffed Peppers

This is a light, refreshing way to have your stuffed peppers. You will have them on the table in twenty minutes. I used lemon cheese to get the fresh flavors of summer. If you out grilling throw them on the grill or use the oven. Serve them as a side or a main with an…

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