Pomegranate, Feta, & Dill Salad

Loved the mix of flavors and textures in this salad so much I had to share it here!  This is a great salad on its own as a side dish or with some grilled chicken.  I basically threw everything together quickly during my lunch break so I don’t have exact measurements but please see below…

My last cooked meal of 2014

It’s been about 2 weeks since we said goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015! And I finally have a chance to post about the last meal I cooked for 2014.  I think it was pretty successful! I saw this recipe in my Food & Wine magazine and knew I had to try it.  It…

Janette & Co.

One step inside Janette & Co. and you feel like you’re in heaven.  It’s a charming place serving their famous homemade macarons, freshly made croissants, and imported chocolates.  It’s the perfect stop on Coral Gables’ Miracle Mile for a sweet treat.  The macarons were fluffy and delicious and had generous filling in my opinion. Janette…

Pork Chops with Mango Salsa

What do you do when your house is overflowing with mangoes?!? Well, you find any way to eat them and make them a part of your meals! I was inspired to make pork chops more lively with a mango salsa on top.  I looked up a few recipes and decided to use the main ingredients…

Homemade Margaritas

 When you have all the ingredients for a great margarita why go out?  Stay in and have some fun making them at home (and save money too ;))! Here’s what you’ll need: limes, a good tequila (I used Herradura Tequila), Triple Sec (Cointreau works well), sugar, club soda, coarse see salt for the rim, and…

Homemade Chimichurri!

Yesterday we decided to grill some churrasco and picana for dinner and it was the perfect opportunity to finally make homemade chimichurri. I chose to follow a recipe from the foodnetwork (click here for the complete recipe).  I really iked the way it came out but it was a tad bit spicy for me, so…

Skinny Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Can skinny and bread go in the same sentence?  Yep! Here’s a recipe I found on Pinterest for skinny chocolate chip banana bread that I’ve made several times; so I can definitely tell you its yummy!  It comes out really tasty and it’s lower in calories than regular banana bread so you won’t feel that…