Shrimp Tostada

These are such a fun and easy week day meal that takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish! Shrimp are also a wonderful source of protein and they cook so incredibly fast, so I always keep some on hand for when I am feeling lazy. These tostadas can be as creative or simpleContinue reading “Shrimp Tostada”

Shredded Chicken Tacos

I recently categorized all my recipes and for how much I talk about my love of tacos, I surprisingly don’t actually have many taco recipes. I need to step my taco game up this year and bring y’all more tasty taco recipes! Here is a great one that I actually make a ton, but realizedContinue reading “Shredded Chicken Tacos”

Chipotle Salmon with Creamy Lime Sauce

Tangy, spicy and creamy – oh my! This is what you’ll get from this dish. A perfect balance of smokiness, acidity and heat that will have you wanting to eat this everyday. Salmon is a great fish that isn’t too fishy, but still has a nice, mild flavor. This dish is inspired by a burritoContinue reading “Chipotle Salmon with Creamy Lime Sauce”

Chicken Taquitos

These are not those frozen (but I’ll admit good) taquitos you grab from the grocery store and heat up in the microwave, even though that makes them soggy. These taquitos are thick and fresh – honestly I don’t know if I can even classify them as taquitos because they definitely turned out thicker than anticipated.Continue reading “Chicken Taquitos”

Illegal Pete’s

Illegal Pete’s is basically a Chipotle but on steroids and much higher quality meats. They also offer way more toppings than your typical Chipotle or Qdoba. And their queso is actually worth eating….looking at you Chipotle. Let me pause by saying, there is nothing wrong with Chipotle, in fact I am a frequent flyer…but let’sContinue reading “Illegal Pete’s”

Mission Cantina

Mission Cantina is located in West Seattle and is a great spot for weekend brunch. I don’t come here as often as I used to, but that is mostly due to the West Seattle bridge construction that is forever taking. This is a great spot to grab brunch with friends. This place used to offerContinue reading “Mission Cantina”

Elote

Corn is a summer staple! There are so many ways to cook it and it adds a sweetness and crunch to any dish! Elote is a traditional Mexican dish using corn as the star. Most elote will come as a whole ear of corn that they slather with mayo+sour cream mix and sprinkle with cheeseContinue reading “Elote”

Huevos Rancheros

So – is this authentic huevos rancheros? Probably not. But that is what makes cooking so great – you can take staple ingredients of a dish and completely make it your own and make it unique. I love a good huevos rancheros and find myself gravitating towards it everytime we go out for brunch onContinue reading “Huevos Rancheros”