Fully Loaded Nachos!

Who doesn’t love nachos?! They are amazingly tasty any way you make them!! I went a little crazy at Costco today. Every time I go there, I always tell myself that I’m only going to buy what I actually need this time, however it always fails. I always end up buying more than I bargained for…

Melon Ball Chili Lime Salad

I woke up this morning at 7:00am and motivated myself to head to the gym to a Zumba step class before I get sucked into the day and start procrastinating. Before leaving our apartment, I opened all the windows to let it air out. I noticed the cold breeze fill up our apartment right away….

Toasted Pepitas

Its pretty easy to turn any nut from raw into roasted or salted or caramelized–and its also cheaper to buy raw nuts in your supermarket vs. the ready made ones! Below you will find directions on how to toast and salt raw pepitas. I usually use them in my salads because they are healthy and add…

Watermelon Salad and Santorini

My husband and I recently visited gorgeous Santorini, Greece (enjoy pics below). We were there for three days and it has to be one of the most beautiful places we have ever been. We loved the culture, the people, and obviously the FOOD! There were so many refreshing salads that we couldn’t get enough of. We…

Balsamic Glaze- so fancy!

You can definitely buy ready-made Balsamic Glaze in any supermarket, but if you are feeling fancy, you can make this recipe at home–homemade is always better! Balsamic glaze is so versatile and can be used over almost anything–salads, fruit, sandwiches, meat, cheese (hello, cheese plate!), cooked/grilled/steamed veggies, eggs–the list goes on and on! It’s great to…

I’ve been drinkin, Watermelon

I’m definitely singing Beyoncé today as I literally drink watermelon. My husband went food shopping yesterday and he brought home a HUGE watermelon that I have no space for! As I have mentioned before, my kitchen is super tiny. So i decided to be creative and find fun ways to use the watermelon on this hot…

SIMPLE Syrup, very SIMPLE to make!

Every time I walk through the supermarket aisle and see Simple Syrup for sale, I’m flabbergasted.  It is probably the easiest thing to make and who doesn’t have sugar and water in their kitchen? Here is the quick and SIMPLE way to make SIMPLE syrup! Simple Syrup 1 Part Sugar (1/2 cup) 1 Part Water (1/2 cup) Place…