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Once in a while, I crave something different for breakfast; something with a little flavor and spice to wake up my taste buds. And that's when Huevos Rancheros land on the menu in my home. But this time, rather than making them the traditional way, I had some tomatillo salsa lying around and I thought why not simmer the eggs in there.

Easy Tomatillo Huevos Rancheros

My family loves this Chicken Shiitake and Wild Rice Soup, it's so hearty soup and and perfect when you want comfort food.

Chicken Shiitake and Wild Rice Soup

Turkey Pastelón is a latin lasagna made of strips of sweet plantain layered with savory picadillo and cheese. It's that sweet salty thing that makes it taste SO good!

Turkey Pastelón (Sweet Plantain Lasagna)

Grilled Shrimp Tostadas are SO good, layered with homemade guacamole, refried beans and lettuce on top of a crispy tostada.

Grilled Shrimp Tostadas

This CrockPot turkey chili recipe is just for the kiddos (or picky family members)! A kid-friendly chili with ground turkey, corn, bell pepper, tomatoes and spices. Serve it with some chips on the side for the perfect back to school lunch.

Kid-Friendly Crock Pot Turkey Chili

The heart-healthy power bars have all the ingredients one might have on a banana split: made with quinoa, rolled oats, dried cherries, nuts and honey.

Banana Split Quinoa Oat Bars

Agua Fresca – Can't think of anything more thirst quenching than this on a hot summer day – chilled watermelon puree, a squeeze of lime, over a glass of ice.

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Light and biscuit-like savory scones made with a blend of whole wheat and white flour, shredded zucchini, sun dried tomato, Asiago cheese and fresh rosemary.

Savory Zucchini Asiago Tomato Scones

Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs just SCREAM summer, made with chunks of boneless chicken breasts, skinny basil pesto and grape tomatoes. Serve this as an appetizer at your next backyard bash, or have them for dinner any night of the week with a great big salad or over pasta.

Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs

These baked stuffed chicken breasts are really simple to make, stuffed with melted cheese, roasted red peppers, prosciutto and baby spinach.

Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Breast

Lean strips of chicken breast, bell peppers and onions served sizzling hot with warm tortillas and shredded cheese. If this is your idea of delicious, you are not alone!

Chicken Fajitas

Black beans, chick peas, tomatoes, cilantro and avocado are tossed with a cumin-lime vinaigrette – I love the bright, fresh flavors of this quick and easy salad! Perfect for lunch, Meatless Mondays, or even as a side dish with grilled steak, shrimp or chicken.

Fiesta Bean Salad

Grilled shrimp, slices of avocado, shaved fennel and oranges are served over baby kale and mixed greens then topped with a citrus vinaigrette.

Grilled Shrimp Avocado Fennel and Orange Salad

Honey-Teriyaki Salmon

Honey Teriyaki Salmon

Roasted spaghetti squashed topped with marinara sauce, grilled chicken, melted mozzarella and some fresh basil. I had a hard time naming this one, but I think you get the point.

Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Squash Boats with Grilled Chicken

Pork tenderloin stuffed with prosciutto, mozzarella, baby spinach and sun dried tomatoes; a wonderful dish for the Holidays. Serve this with potato parsnip mash, skinny garlic mashed potatoes, or creamy cauliflower puree and some roasted vegetables on the side.

Spinach Prosciutto and Mozzarella Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Shepherd's pie filled with ground turkey sautéed with mixed vegetables, sliced mushrooms and fresh herbs with a savory garlic sweet potato topping. Comfort food without the guilt!

Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Hazelnuts, white chocolate and pumpkin spice biscotti are the perfect combination for these crispy "adult" cookies.

Pumpkin Hazelnut White Chocolate Biscotti

Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers

A simple, chilled sweet berry soup topped with fresh berries and mint topped with frozen yogurt. The perfect dessert if you're having company because you make it ahead and keep it chilled until ready to serve.

Raspberry Blueberry Gazpacho with Fresh Mint

This simple Cherry Custard dessert is similar to a French Clafoutis, only made lighter and served in individual ramekins for better portion control.

Cherry Custard

Buffalo Chicken breast stuffed with cheese, shredded carrots and minced celery, then rolled, breaded, baked and drizzled with hot sauce. Sound enticing? It should be, this is good stuff!

Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Breasts

Broccoli and Orzo is an easy, kid-friendly side dish which combines orzo – a rice shaped pasta with fresh broccoli, garlic and oil.

Broccoli and Orzo

Sweet summer corn lightly coated with lime infused mayonnaise, a touch of hot chili powder and cojita cheese. Also known as the Mexican street corn salad, elote

Warm Mexican Corn Salad

One bite of this spicy black bean burger with spicy chipotle mayo and creamy avocado and you won't miss the meat! Yes, these were good enough to please even the adult carnivore's in my home (a bit too spicy for my kids).

Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Chipotle Mayonnaise

The perfect summer cocktail, a cross between a tall glass of fresh brewed iced green tea and a mojito! I think this is going to be my signature drink all summer, it's icy cool, and has the added bonus of antioxidant rich green tea.

Iced Green Tea Mojito

Thin strips of grilled flank steak marinated with lime juice, ginger, garlic, sesame oil and soy sauce. These skewers disappear quickly at every gathering, so you may want to make a lot!

Asian Flank Steak Skewers

I thought this Asian inspired sweet and fiery pork tenderloin dish with mango salsa would be a great way to celebrate the Chinese New Year on January 23rd, the start of a 15-day celebration celebrating the Chinese New Year – This year it's the Year of The Dragon.

Sweet & Fiery Pork Tenderloin with Mango Salsa

Thin sliced chicken cutlets sauteed in a white wine sauce with leeks and sun-dried tomatoes. Dinner in less than 20 minutes!

Chicken, Leeks & Tomatoes in White Wine Sauce

Lightly pan fried breaded filet of flounder served in a lemon, wine, butter sauce with capers and parsley. A wonderful way to enjoy flounder, tilapia or any white fish.

Flounder Piccata