Stewed Beans (Puerto Rican Style)-Habichuelas Guisadas

Habichuelas Guisadas, or Stewed Beans, were one of the main staples in my household growing up! My mom and grandmother often made arroz con gandules (rice and pigeon peas) but this was a close second! I remade this recipe using my version of Sofrito and Sazon! I included a not-chick’n cube, which can be found…

Turkeyless Beanballs

A spin on a classic: Meatballs. Well, beanballs. More protein and flavor than traditional meatballs. I used to get excited about spaghetti and meatball night when I was kid because it was rare that we had it. My mom usually cooked traditional Puerto Rican food. Therefore ordering out and cooking food from other cultures was…

Lavender-Roasted Red Pepper Linguine

Did you know red bell peppers have the most nutritional value than any of the other bell peppers? I absolutely love the flavor of the red peppers and when they are roasted it is even better! I decided to turn roasted red peppers into a sauce for this recipe. What a magical flavor! Speaking of…

Heirloom-Basil Spaghetti

Summer is almost over but it is still upon us. Let’s embrace it! This is a super easy, incredibly delicious dish. For me, vine ripen tomatoes and grapes tomatoes are nostalgic. When I was a kid, my grandmother had a garden. Yes, in north Philadelphia, she had a garden! It was a community garden in…

Red Zucchini- Cannellini One Pan Dish

It’s zucchini season! That means you can find them by and large at your local produce store and farmers market! I made this Zucchini- cannellini recipe a while ago. Luckily zucchini’s are sold year around because, personally, I love them! You can make noodles with them, dice them, cook them or eat them raw! This Red…