New Mexico Style Pulled Pork Tacos

November 10, 2014

Tacos are an interesting thing. Depending on which Spanish-speaking country you ask, the meaning will change. Take for instance Spain, the word “taco” means literally a bad word. The little folded-over delicacy that most fantasize...

By Toni

Gluten-Free Chicken Pot Pie

October 27, 2014

When it comes to people’s limitations in the kitchen, I have a healthy habit of trying to prove them wrong. And so a few years ago, I put this habit (I like to think of it more as a gift) to good use; I volunteered at Children’s...

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Gluten-Free Turkey Loaf

October 13, 2014

Are you the type of person who makes leftovers out of leftovers, or can create a meal from refrigerator items on their last breath? Then check out last week’s juice recipe, and learn how you can make good use out of leftover pulp and...

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Beef Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

September 29, 2014

Nothing excites me more than the sound of food trucks honking their horns. It reminds me of growing up on the Border and walking over the bridge into Mexico, and the waft of spices coming from those street vendors was always so...

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Kung Pao Shrimp and Wasabi Quinoa

September 15, 2014

Sometimes the old taste buds are calling for something exotic, but there’s nothing worse than going to the grocery store and not being able to find the exotic ingredients listed. Here’s one of my favorite recipes with an easy-to-find...

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Singapore Fried Quinoa

September 1, 2014

While living abroad, one favorite place that holds some of my fondest memories is Singapore. That place might very well be responsible for my strange fondness for humidity and maybe the reason why you can catch me running at 3pm in the...

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Chunky Gazpacho

August 4, 2014

I have to admit the thought of cold soup scares me like ketchup on ice cream. I’m a hot soup lover through and through, preferring it piping hot, in a deep bowl, and in front of a roaring fire. As you can imagine, Texas summers put a...

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Bastille Day Omelet

July 14, 2014

Bastille Day doesn’t have to be just for Le French folks.  You can enjoy The French National Day in the privacy of your own home.  So, put on your best Chanel, turn on some Édith Piaf, and whip out some corn, eggs, brown sugar, and a...

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Baked Chicken Flautas

June 30, 2014

I love Mexican food just as much as the next gal.  But, I often hear how unhealthy it is for us.  I refuse to think that healthy and Mexican cannot coexist or at least be used in the same sentence.  So, I’ve dedicated myself to...

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Pico Loco

June 2, 2014

In the summertime, you might find me curled up underneath the umbrella, sitting by the pool with a bowl of guacamole or pico de gallo—and yes—not as a side, but as an actual little meal.  And when I need a little protein, I’m not...

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