Category: RECIPES

Cranberry Apple Salad with Grilled Chicken

Just last week, I had some leftover chicken from dinner I prepared the night before but was left with no sides to enjoy at lunch the next day. Instead of grabbing something quick from the snack drawer at the office, I decided to follow in my best friend’s footsteps and make a salad (which I never […]

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Easy Pumpkin Cupcakes

This Thanksgiving, I was a little bit ambitious in trying a cupcake recipe that I had never tried before. Lucky for me, they were a hit and they will be for you, too! The Holiday Season is a busy time for everyone. There’s cooking and cleaning and shopping so whenever there’s a chance to take […]

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Amazingly Delicious Carrot Curry Soup

I have a new found love for this carrot curry soup. It’s so simple to make, delicious, and inexpensive. I like to keep essentials readily available and I also like to prep beforehand. For this recipe, I used some pre-diced onions I prepped a few days earlier. I like to keep chopped onions in the […]

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Chill Out with this Tasty Lemonade Recipe

The weather in Miami has been unbearably hot. A cold, refreshing glass of homemade lemonade is just the thing you need to cool off. It’s also just the thing you need when you buy a ton of lemons at Costco that have to be used before they go bad! I did a little bit of research […]

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Shrimp and Kale Open-Faced Tortillas

Going home for lunch and making this delicious shrimp and kale open-faced tortilla? YES PLEASE! For those of you who don’t know, me and my hubby work for the same company. We love it! Most days we’re able to eat lunch together in the break room but these past few weeks he’s been especially busy so […]

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Simple Curry Burgers

Blue Apron recipes make an appearance in our kitchen every now and then. We really enjoy the convenience of having specialty ingredients pre-measured and delivered to our doorstep instead of having to go out and shop for something that’s difficult to find and in larger quantities than we need. Katrina Blogger, social media consultant, optimist. Inspiring […]

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Spinach Cherry Smoothie

As the days inched closer to our wedding day I definitely started watching what I ate closely. After all, when your wedding dress is ready, little inches become a big deal! Gain a few more and you’re in trouble! When you’re engaged, it’s amazing how articles about what to eat to look and feel your […]

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Shrimp Broth Made Easy

Space is limited in our smallish fridge so finding a spot for something I’ll only use once in a long (read: shrimp broth) while isn’t practical. That’s why when I cook with shrimp and want added flavor I’ll skip the store bought broth and just make a pot of my own. Katrina Blogger, social media consultant, optimist. […]

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Creamy Shrimp Pasta

Sometimes I’m in the mood for some creamy, delicious shrimp pasta. Sure, I could just pick up a jar of Alfredo Sauce at the grocery store and save some trouble but this quick homemade version is unmatched. Katrina Blogger, social media consultant, optimist. Inspiring others to live the leisureist lifestyle trifecta: food, wine, and quality […]

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Easy Acai Bowls

Acai bowls are so easy to put together in the morning. I love to cook but for some reason this breakfast is always prepared best by my sister. Her recipe is packed with antioxidants that keep me feeling good for a long day at the office or for a Saturday morning sister dance party (like we had this morning)! I […]

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