Category: Dinner Ideas for Two

Homemade Pea Ravioli

  Happy Thanksgiving! Hope everyone had a safe and a full-filling turkey dinner! If you didn’t get to cook the big meal and feel like making something equally delicious (or maybe you are just on a roll in the kitchen),…

Skirt Steak with Port Sauce

Hi! I know I’ve disappeared for awhile. Life and work have gotten a little crazy with little free time to spare but sometimes the busier life gets the easier it becomes to remember the things that matter most. Family. Food.…

Classic Braised Beef

This is definitely a favorite go to of mine. Strips of beef chuck seared and simmered in a broth with tomatoes, beef stock, oregano, onions, garlic and carrots for 2 hours until fork tender. I serve it with brown rice.…

Cauliflower Crust Margherita Pizza

A standard 8-inch margherita pizza has about 800 calories. That’s a lot, isn’t it? After all, a margherita pizza usually only has tomatoes, basil and mozzarella. This incredible Cooking Light recipe that I adapted has 350 calories and double the…

Quick Spinach Tortellini Soup

Happy Holidays! I’m not quite sure how many days I feasted in a row but maybe it’s time to cleanse. Although I wouldn’t exactly call this tortellini soup a diet cleanse, it is still a lot healthier and a lot…

Cheesy Chicken Chimichanga

I love chimichangas. Chimichangas are basically burritos, filled with meat and vegetables, then deep-fried and topped with cheese and sauce. There’s a debate as to where this Tex-Mex dish originated from, and several restaurants in Tucson, Arizona, are claiming to…

Mexican Salmon in Corn Husks

When people think corn husks, most think tamales. But corn husks are actually great in baking and grilling because of the naturally infused roasted corn flavor. When I saw Marcela Valladolid cooking one of her mom’s favorites, Salmon in Corn Husks,…