Zucchini noodles with fish in ginger sauce

Here is a simple recipe for zucchini noodles with fish fillet in ginger sauce. Quick and healthy for lunch or dinner! Zucchini noodles are easily made using a vegetable spiralizer or a julienne peeler. Alternatively, you could slice pieces of zucchini thinly with a...
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Homemade season all & dip

I already have a recipe posted for an all natural, homemade season all. However, I recently started using a new recipe inspired by a friend from Peru. The main difference between the two is that for this season all, you will stir-fry the ingredients before blending...
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Mapo Tofu Raimbow

If you like mapo tofu, but wish you didn't have to cook an additional dish to get your vegetables, here's my original recipe for mapo tofu raimbow.  Eat up! Mapo Tofu Raimbow   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 12 mins Total time 22 mins   Author:...
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Tofu and vegetables in black bean sauce

This recipe for tofu and vegetables in black bean sauce includes sliced carrots, soy bean sprouts and green onions. Easy print recipe included. Black bean sauce is one of my favorite condiments in Chinese cuisine. The earthy taste of the salted black beans and the...
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Tofu broccolette stir fry recipe

This tofu broccolette stir fry recipe includes red bell pepper. Ground annatto seeds are added to the tofu to achieve an enticing, all natural color. "Your tummy likes a rainbow" is a great new teaching for kids in preschool. This is true for adults, and I would add...
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Chickpeas with pork belly stew

Chickpeas with pork belly make a delicious combination, since chickpeas can be dry when cooked on their own. Enjoy this rich chickpeas with pork belly stew, packed with fiber and protein. Easy print recipe. Get your chickpeas ready: Start with 1 lb. of dry chickpeas....
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Arroz con pollo – Peruvian style

Peruvian cuisine is delicious. A mix of flavors with Native Peruvian, European, African and Asian influences appeals to many palates. Arroz con pollo is a common dish in many Latin American countries, each with its own seasonings and cooking method, but all equally...
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Stir fried Chinese broccoli (Gai Lan)

Try this simple recipe of stir fried Chinese broccoli (Gai Lan) as a side dish to your meals to get your necessary greens. Ready in minutes. Easy print recipe. Gai Lan, also known as Chinese broccoli, is in the same species as broccoli, but the two vegetables are...
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Pork primavera: Ground pork with mixed vegetables

Ground pork is one of my favorite ingredients in the kitchen because it is easy to work with, cooks quickly and pairs well with grains, vegetables and legumes. Ground pork is also one of the few meats my daughter, who is a picky eater, will eat. I get it, it is easy...
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Easy herb rubbed roasted chicken

Easy herb rubbed roasted chicken   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 5 mins   Author: biteslife.com Recipe type: Main Cuisine: American Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 whole chicken 1 teaspoon each of flaked or ground oregano, basil and...
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Dominican Sancocho (hearty stew) pressure cooker recipe

Set it and forget it! This is is the pressure cooker version of Dominican sancocho, a hearty meat and roots recipe to share with friends and family anytime the mood strikes. If you own a pressure cooker, there is no need to spend hours tending to a sancocho to achieve...

Pressure cooker quinoa rice with sausage

This pressure cooker quinoa rice with sausage recipe is inspired by the Dominican dish "locrio de longaniza" (rice with sausage). Since I love quinoa, I have been looking for ways to incorporate it into meals gradually, so it is not rejected by the rest of the family....

Braised eggplant

If you are an eggplant lover like me, you might have tried it fried, stir-fried, baked, and of course braised. Braised eggplant (or berenjenas guisadas) was my favorite dish growing up, as a side to black bean rice. This dish goes well with rice or quinoa, though I...

Shrimp mofongo recipe

Shrimp mofongo is a simple and delicious dish that will add an exotic flair to your dinner. If you have friends from the Caribbean or watch Saturday Night Live, you might have heard of, or even enjoyed Mofongo lately. This easy to make dish is considered gourmet and...

Leftover turkey noodle soup

It's the days (or weeks) after thanksgiving, and you still have turkey leftovers in the fridge. Here's a delicious soup to make with them. A mix of quinoa, cooked rice and cut capellini noodles make the broth thick and complement the mixed vegetables. Leftover turkey...

Zucchini noodles with fish in ginger sauce

Here is a simple recipe for zucchini noodles with fish fillet in ginger sauce. Quick and healthy for lunch or dinner! Zucchini noodles are easily made using a vegetable spiralizer or a julienne peeler. Alternatively, you could slice pieces of zucchini thinly with a...

Cold noodle salad

This Asian-inspired cold noodle salad includes cellophane mung bean noodles, minced cucumbers and your choice of additional vegetables, with a traditional Chinese dressing. Turn this salad into an entrée by adding shrimp, shredded meat or tofu. Perfect dish for a warm...

Stir fried eggplant with pork

Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables. When I was growing up in the Dominican Republic, it was used as a meat substitute, usually braised or fried. After being introduced to Thai and Chinese eggplant dishes, I have also been enjoying eggplant with a variety of...