Carne Asada Burritos

When we visit San Diego, one thing Daniel always has to get is a carne asada burrito from one of the many authentic, (and as he would say, legit) Mexican restaurants in San Diego. Essentially, it's grilled steak cut into strips, wrapped in a tortilla, and served with guacamole and salsa. Having just made and … Continue reading Carne Asada Burritos

Strawberry Arugula Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

It's the month of June. Which means that it's strawberry season! I'm having fun thinking of different ways to use this sweet, juicy, incredibly delicious fruit, which happens to be right up there with all my favorites=). I could seriously bask in the hot, summer sun and devour strawberries endlessly...they're so darn good! I eat … Continue reading Strawberry Arugula Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Lemon Risotto with Spinach, Peas, and Roasted Red Pepper

One Thursday afternoon, Daniel and I were in the car on our way to finally buying our grill. It was a spring day, through and through. Daniel's work schedule was different that week, so he had the day off, making it feel like a mid-week Saturday. Morning rain and clouds put a damper on the … Continue reading Lemon Risotto with Spinach, Peas, and Roasted Red Pepper

Pasta with Arugula Pesto and Grilled Chicken

  I've really been wanting to make pasta with pesto and this week I had the perfect opportunity. Daniel and I came back from a busy memorial day weekend, and there was still a lot of leftover arugula I had bought from the week before. It wasn't going to last much longer, so I decided … Continue reading Pasta with Arugula Pesto and Grilled Chicken

Fish Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

My husband is from San Diego, so he’s very used to eating authentic, Mexican food. Having visited there twice now, I’ve also come to fully appreciate it. I remember biting into my first Carne Asada at a little Mexican restaurant called Albert’s and thinking “Wow, now that’s authentic.” Definitely not something you’d find on the … Continue reading Fish Tacos with Pineapple Salsa