5 Minute Coconut Rice

A month ago we were dining along the sandy beaches at the Victoria House in Belize.  Surrounding the main resort were huge coconut trees giving off shade and providing the locals with fresh coconuts that would fall daily.  We soon noticed that the locals not only incorporated these coconuts into drinks but used them with their cooking.  One of my most memorable dishes, besides their black refried beans, was the coconut rice.  It was usually paired as the side dish to accompany the fresh fish that was caught that day.

5 Minute Coconut Rice

It’s amazing how something so simple like coconut rice can get you to fall in love with this forgotten side dish.  We’ve always just filled up a

Blueberry Nut Shake

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. All opinions are 100% mine. The start of school is quickly approaching and we are still trying to incorporate some last minute summer things into a span of 4-5 days.  Late nights, hanging with friends, backyard grilling, riding bikes around...

Victoria House Belize

When it comes to visiting a relaxing, romantic, beachside resort then Victoria House in Ambergris Caye, Belize is the place.  After taking a 15-minute plane ride from the Belize City you land on the small island.  You get whisked away either by taxi or golf cart to the resort which is provided with your stay....

Seeker Wines

My life recently has been nothing short of chaotic with three trips back to back which involved seeking babysitters, pumping for the baby and getting ready for school to start back up.  Trying to come up with spontaneous activities or a summer bucket list is hard to do let alone complete everything on it....

Hatch Chile Hush Puppies

Make these Hatch Chile Hush Puppies for your next fish fry.  This recipe was developed on behalf of United Supermarkets. Hatch Chile season is officially here!  Every year I patiently wait for the signs to pop up at my local United Supermarket displaying the freshly roasted Hatch Chiles.  There is nothing better than a big...

Beef Fajita Soup

Need a quick meal for dinner?  Try this Beef Fajita Soup tonight. In exactly two weeks the schools will be bustling with anxious kids just ready to see their friends and ready to get on with the school year.  As a parent, I’m just as excited because that means more time to get things...

Slow Cooker Summer Corn Chowder

Let the Slow Cooker do all the work with this Summer Corn Chowder.  It’s a healthy meal that the whole family can enjoy. For the past few days, I’ve been touring peanut farms, vineyards and dining on amazing food in the Lubbock area.  During this trip, I heard from some amazing farmers and their...

Slow Cooker Coca Cola Chicken Sandwiches

In a few short days, the USA team will be competing for the GOLD in Rio.  I will be glued to the TV alongside the kids watching swimming, gymnastics, volleyball and track and field events.  My all time favorite is gymnastics and you can bet that I won’t miss one single event.  I’ve always...