Category Archives: Internationally Inspired

Quick and Easy Vegan Bean Burrito

This post has been contributed –  All opinions are mine alone  I like to go vegan from time to time, but there are some pretty tasty foods you miss out on when you go vegan. Thankfully, there are more and … Continue reading

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Churro Inspired Edible Dessert Cups

When I lived in Southern California we visited Baja on a regular basis.  One of my kids’ favorite treats were the churros you can by on the stands.  In case you don’t know what a churro is, it’s sort of … Continue reading

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Spicy Salmon Poke and Deliciously Simple Ahi Poke

Poke has become popular all over the country.  But what exactly is poke?  Pronounced Po-Kay, it is a raw fish dish that originated in Hawaii.  The word poke means “to section” or “to slice”.  It is typically made with soy … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo – Get your Latin Flavors On!

Today is Cinco de Mayo!  Some people think that this is the Mexican Independence day (sort of like our 4th of July), but it’s not.  Mexico celebrates the “Cry of Independence” on September 16 – celebrating the revolt of 1810 which … Continue reading

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Baja Fish Tacos – Close to Authentic

When I lived in Southern California, my family and I spent a lot of time in Baja.  We loved to go south of Ensenada to La Bufadora (the blow hole).  This beautiful place is located on the Punta Banda peninsula. … Continue reading

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Chicken & Spinach Enchiladas

I’m trying to eat healthier – and I’m trying to add more leafy greens to my diet.  So I came up with this recipe – and it’s easy.  You can cook up the chicken and spinach ahead of time and … Continue reading

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(Almost) Full Irish Breakfast – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

A full Irish breakfast is just what is says – FULL!!  It consists of Irish sausage (AKA Bangers), Irish bacon rashers, eggs with Dubliner cheese, potatoes, mushrooms, tomatoes, Irish soda bread…I mean, it’s FULL!!  This breakfast just has bangers, bacon, … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Dishes to Celebrate

There is an Irish proverb that says “Laughter is brightest where food is the best.”  Well here is a collection of Irish dishes that will fill the room with laughter and fill your belly with joy!

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Chile-Lime Pork Tacos and Taco Tuesday Linky #6

We’re changing up Taco Tuesday a bit.  We’re going to start it off with a taco or taco inspired recipe, then finish it off with your posts! We need you to share your taco (or burrito or nacho) inspired recipes! … Continue reading

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National Tortellini Day! Have some Tortellini Soup for Pasta of the Month~

It’s National Tortellini Day – a day to celebrate these little, stuffed pastas!  Not to be confused with tortelloni (a big stuffed pasta),  these are round and bite sized morsels of deliciousness.  The region of Bologna claims to have been … Continue reading

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