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Pan Fried Halibut with Kiwi Berry Salsa

A simple pan fried halibut recipe with a sweet kiwi berry salsa topping. Kiwi berries….something I’d never even heard of let alone cooked with until last week when Ulysses brought them home from the store proclaiming he was trying to “broaden the culinary horizons of my blog readers”. Isn’t he so thoughtful? So this post …

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Soy Tuna Tacos with Lime and Spicy Avocado Cream

Soy and lime marinaded tuna tacos with a spicy avocado cream are a light and healthy lunch or dinner. After being coerced into wearing the world’s shortest and tightest skirt with the world’s tightest tank top on Saturday night when told that the 7 outfits I brought were not “fun” enough for bachelorette festivities (when …

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Grilled Zucchini Goat Cheese Pesto Panini

This grilled zucchini goat cheese pesto panini is drizzled with a balsamic reduction. It’s got all the flavors of Italy in a quick lunch. …with a balsamic reduction. Sorry, couldn’t leave that part out but the title was getting a bit ridic. I hate when recipe (granted this is a panini and it feels weird …

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Chickpea Pesto Sandwich

This chickpea pesto sandwich is a non-traditional pesto with smashed chickpeas that makes a delicious sandwich filling for an easy vegetarian meal. This is a sandwich with an identity crisis. It’s part hummus, part pesto, part guacamole. It’s like throwing a Greek, an Italian and a Mexican together and telling them to have a party. …

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Spicy pina colada margarita

This spicy pina colada is a cross between a margarita, pina colada and guacamole. Refreshing, spicy and healthy. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I made you something green….except it’s Mexican inspired. Don’t tell the Irish, but they just can’t compete with a good Mexican meal or drink. Last year on this exact day we had just …

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Spicy shrimp tostadas with jalapeno avocado sauce

These spicy shrimp tostadas are served with a jalapeno avocado sauce. You know what goes well with spicy shrimp, fried tortillas and a kicking avocado cream? Beer. And yet, all I can think of is wine. Wine, small little coffee shops, amazing local/seasonal restaurants and enjoying a permanent state of being buzzed for 4 days …

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