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Paleo Crock Pot Cuban Ropa Vieja

Paleo Cuban Crock Pot Ropa Vieja with Cauliflower Rice

For those of you who know me, you know I am a fiery and LOUD Cuban Woman! And what do fiery, LOUD Cuban woman like? Salsa Dancing and tight pants, yes of course, but what we love most is…FOOD! Cuban food is not always healthy so I was super excited when I came across this yummy Paleo Cuban Crock Pot Ropa Vieja recipe. […]

My Internet Love Letter to my Hubby

Our second wedding

Happy 8th Anniversary Ben! Today marks 8 years that Ben and I have been married. On September 4th, 2004, just less than 4 months after I graduated from college, Ben and I secretly got married so the Army would station us together. It sounds like the premise of several romantic WW2 movies were the couples were […]

Avocado Margaritas!

Avocado Margarita Final Product

Yes you read it correctly. AVOCADO Margaritas! I know this is a Mom’s healthy food blog but let me be the first to tell you that not EVERYTHING I write will all be about tofu and box jumping. Remember I am far from perfect and there are days I want to ring our boys necks (I know I am not the only one out there, right?!?!?!).  On this […]

Chicken Enchilada, Si Señorita

Baked chicken enchilada with no tortilla

Sorry you all for the week+ hiatus. I was living it up (on carbs and grains and all) with the family on vacation to the East coast for the past week and half. Can I tell you again how much my family (read EXTENDED family) means to me? I always say that I love living […]

Roasting Spaghetti Squash

the end result

My two favorite grain substitutions for pasta are spaghetti squash and julienne cut zucchini squash. We use spaghetti squash and zucchini in place of pasta exclusively now. Surprisingly, Jackson and Julian are my toughest critics. They still aren’t completely sold. They prefer “brown noodles”(whole wheat) over the “special yellow noodles (spaghetti squash).” Hopefully they will come around soon […]