Tuna Poke with Rice Served
1 tsp freshly peeled & grated ginger ¼ cup high quality low sodium soy sauce 2 tsp Olive Oil ½ of large English Cucumber 1 Haas Avocado 2 scallions ¼ chopped macadamia nuts 1 lb Sashimi Grade Tuna 2 T Coconut Milk Pink Himalayan Salt to taste Sushi Rice (for […]

Tuna Poke with Soy Sauce & Coconut Milk

Original Flan Recipe from my grandmother
This is my grandmother’s original Flan recipe. Best made the day before serving, which makes for easy entertaining. This recipe yields one small flan in one of my Silicone Baking Molds, which is about 9″ round pan. You can use non-silicone pan. 1 cup Sugar 1 whole Egg 4 Egg yolks […]


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1/4 Cup flour 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Tilapia Fillets Kosher salt and pepper 1 small shallot, minced 1/3 cup white wine 1 tablespoons butter Juice from ½ large lemon 1 tsp fresh parsley, minced   Place flour in shallow baking dish or pie plate and set aside. Season both sides […]

Sautéed Tilapia with White Wine & Lemon Sauce

Roasted Tomatoes with Basil in Blender
This recipe is a staple at my house.  Recipe is a spin off from a recipe found in the BlendTec recipe book. It’s great to be used within a few days or make extra so you can freeze in portions for those nights when you need a quick & easy dinner. Roasted Tomato Sauce with […]

Roasted Tomato Sauce with Fresh Basil

Grilled Lamb Chops with Cuban Coffee Rub
Betty’s Cuban Coffee Meat & Seafood Rub 3 Tablespoons kosher salt 2 Tablespoons whole peppercorns 1 Tablespoons espresso grounds (Cafe Bustelo) 1: Grind peppercorns with a spice or coffee grinder, add Kosher salt and espresso, pulse to mix. 2: Use as desired on meat, chicken, pork or fish.   Below is a picture […]

Cuban Coffee Meat & Seafood Rub

Camarones Enchilados (Cuban Style Shrimp in Tomato based Sauce) I have finally mastered this recipe and updated it from my mom’s original recipe. For a spicer dish, you can adjust the Tabasco and red chili flakes.  This is traditionally served over a bed of white rice as a meal, but […]

Camarones Enchilados

Cuban Style Ground Beef aka: “Picadillo” (This is how to make a healthier version of the typical Cuban Style Ground Beef Dinner) 2 – 3 Tablespoons of Olive Oil 1 small onion 1 small red pepper 2 large cloves garlic 1 pound Ground Turkey or Ground Buffalo Meat 8 ounces […]


Herb Balsamic Vinaigrette
Below are two recipes, one with fresh herbs and one with dried. I have yet to find someone who doesn’t love this vinaigrette. Perfect over salads, as pizza base, to dip roasted veggie.  Key is buy a good quality balsamic vinegar so don’t be shy to splurge a little. Herbed Balsamic Vinaigrette with Fresh […]

Herbed Balsamic Vinaigrette

spinach cashew pesto
Make the most out of your summer harvest.  Try this simple & light delicious pasta meal. Spinach Cashew Pesto Recipe 1 oz parmesan cheese 1/2 oz cashews 1 clove of garlic 1 jalepeno, seeded 4 oz spinach (about 4 cups, unpacked) 3-5 Basil leaves 1 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp […]

Spinach Cashew Pesto with Pasta

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Have you been searching for ceviche recipes? I’m sure you’ve encountered a wide array of shrimp and fish ceviche recipes with all sorts of different ingredients and methods. The recipe below reminds me of my childhood.  My family, especially my father, loved shrimp ceviche (aka: Ceviche de Camarón). In the […]

Cuban Style Shrimp Ceviche