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Recipe: The Perfect Guacamole

I grew up in Los Angeles and have a slight touch of Mexican blood in my family, and a neighbor from Guadalajara named Lupe taught me about Mexican cooking. It was her guacamole method that my mom picked up and passed to me through culinary osmosis. Throughout the years, friends …

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17 Absolutely Delicious Ways to Cook with Coconut Milk

As the early fall days grow cooler, I am eagerly reaching for butternut squash and other autumn vegetables, ready to turn them into silky purées and hearty stews, dreaming of spicy curries and creamy soups. And in these plans for fall cooking, there’s one key ingredient, a magic touch, that …

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One Pot Rice and Curried Butternut Squash

This one pot rice dish is a staple for fall cooking in my home. Sauté onions and garlic, add in the other ingredients, cover, and let sit for 45 minutes. After that, all that’s left is to eat! The original version of this dish is based on this paella recipe but I’ve …

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5-Minute Freezer Side Dish: Garlic & Sour Cream Mashed Cauliflower — 5-Minute Side Dishes

When you crave the creaminess of mashed potatoes blended with sour cream and butter, but still want something a little lighter and a lot faster, reach for a bag of frozen cauliflower. While you certainly won’t mistake the taste of cauliflower for mashed potatoes, its soft, creamy texture is a …

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These Are The Cocktails You Should Be Drinking All Summer Long

There’s nothing better than kicking back with a cool cocktail on a hot summer’s day.However, when it comes to finding the perfect summer-approved sips, it’s important to know that not all cocktails are created equal. Not too long ago, we showed you how to turn your beloved blushing wine into …

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25 Quick And Delicious Breakfast Recipes To Make Before The Workday Begins

With the early wake up call and long commute to your job, class or internship, it’s hard to fit in the protein-packed breakfast you need to get through the long workday. Luckily, thanks to meal prepping and quick, easy recipes, now you don’t have to worry too much about making …

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20 easy food swaps to help you eat healthier

Think you eat well? The truth is, most of us could do a lot better. Some 87% of American adults fall short on the recommended intake of veggies, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 92% of us are missing the mark on whole grains. …

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Easy Hacks That Make Grilling So Much Healthier

Sure, you could grill a hot dog — and choke down about 17 grams of fat and 300 calories — or you could take the more nutritious, definitely more delicious route and fire up something that’s actually healthy. As shown in the infographic below from Fix.com, an outdoor barbecue doesn’t have to be …

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Mini Cherry Cheese Danishes

Mini Cherry Cheese Danishes  Ingredients 1 roll Pillsbury Crescent Rolls flour, just for dusting Filling 4 ounces soft cream cheese ⅓ cup sugar splash vanilla 1 can cherry pie filling Glaze ⅓ cup powdered sugar 2 tsp. milk Instructions Open container of rolls and do no unroll them. Use a …

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